Achievements under the Asian Bond Market Initiative (ABMI) and the Chang Mai Initiative Multilaterization (CMIM)

The video highlights the impact of the 1997/98 Asian Financial Crisis on the region and the reforms undertaken by the ASEAN+3 policy makers. Watch Video

ADB Concludes Annual Meeting

ADB’s meeting in Manila from 2-5 May gathered a record number of more than 5,000 registered delegates including finance ministers and other key policymakers, business leaders, and academics. Read More

Building a Better Safety Net

Delegates at ADB's 45th Annual Meeting discuss reforms to the international financial system to ensure there's money available when it's needed. Read More

Inclusive Growth through Better Governance and Partnerships

Growth in the Asia and Pacific region is strong, but growth alone is not enough for the region to succeed in an era of global change, ADB's President said in his annual address to the Board of Governors. Read More

Over 4,000 delegates gathered in Manila for ADB's 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors. The four-day meeting which ended on 5 May, brought together ministers of finance and development, central bankers, private sector representatives, civil society and media to discuss a broad range of issues linked to ADB's mission to reduce poverty.

CLICK: Capturing Images of Inclusive Growth

Photos depicting ways to address development challenges win major awards at the photo competition, "CLICK: Capturing Images of Inclusive Growth," held during the 45th ADB Annual Meeting.

Achievements under the Asian Bond Market Initiative (ABMI) and the Chang Mai Initiative Multilaterization (CMIM)

The video highlights the impact of the 1997/98 Asian Financial Crisis on the region and the reforms undertaken by the ASEAN+3 policy makers to strengthen the regional financial system and establish a regional crisis support facility under ABMI and CMIM.

ADB Concludes 45th Annual Meeting

ADB today concluded the 45th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors in Manila, Philippines and announced that the 2013 meeting will take place in New Delhi, India.

Poverty, Inequality and Economic Growth in Asia

The landscape of aid has changed dramatically in the past 10 years.

Reform of International Financial Safety Nets Now a Priority - ADB Seminar

The system of international financial safety nets needs to be reorganized to ensure sufficient liquidity to combat systemic crises, an ADB seminar heard today. The seminar, Reforming International Financial Safety Nets, took place at ADB’s 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors.