Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors

What is it about

The Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors is an opportunity 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. ADB’s annual meetings have become a premier forum for the discussion of economic and social development issues in Asia and the Pacific. 

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

For inquiries, e-mail: annualmeeting@adb.org

Previous Meetings

The Annual Meeting of ADB's Board of Governors is a sustainable event.