Writing Strategic Documents

The focus of the workshop is on efficient writing of strategic macro-fiscal documents, especially for the intermediate and final authors of EFP/PEP reports. (Potential candidates for EU membership report each year to the European Commission on their Economic and Fiscal Programme [EFP]; candidate countries report on their Pre-Accession Economic Programme [PEP].) Assessments of past reports stressed the importance of strengthening the story line between different chapters, and better addressing inconsistencies caused, for example, when integrating inputs of different stakeholders into the main document; such integration often results in an unbalanced mix of too much detail on less important aspects and too little emphasis on more important aspects.[...]