Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors

What is it about

Annual meetings are statutory occasions for Governors of ADB members to provide guidance on ADB administrative, financial, and operational directions. The meetings provide opportunities for member governments to interact with ADB staff, nongovernment organizations (NGOs), media, and representatives of observer countries, international organizations, academe and the private sector.

When is it held

Annual meetings are held in a member country in late April or early May.

Who participates

Participants include

  • finance and economic planning ministers
  • senior government officials
  • representatives of the multilateral development bank community
  • investment bankers
  • representatives of nongovernment organizations
  • members of the media

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