In the Spotlight
The ADB Annual Meeting 2014 theme of The Silk Road—Connecting Asia with the Changing World, took a fresh look at Central Asia's pivotal role in bridging Asia with the global economy.
Connectivity and regional cooperation remain critical to sustained economic growth, an ADB seminar heard today. The seminar, Links to Prosperity: Connectivity, Trade and Growth in Developing Asia, took place at ADB’s 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in Astana.
ADB President Nakao signs a groundbreaking cofinancing agreement with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov to support further development in Kazakhstan.
ADB will sharpen its operational focus to better help its clients overcome challenges, ADB President Takehiko Nakao said today in his opening address to the 47th Annual Meeting of ADB’s Board of Governors.
Annual Meeting 2014 Ends in Astana
ADB's Annual Meeting in Astana comes to end after four days of debate, decision making and knowledge sharing with a wrap-up of the Business Session and the President's Closing Press Conference.
Annual Meeting: President's Speech at the Opening Session
At the Opening Session of ADB's 47th Annual Meeting, President Takehiko Nakao spoke of the need for ADB to sharpen its focus to better serve the needs of a developing Asia in rapid transition. He also looked forward to the end of extreme poverty in the region by 2020.
Delegates Speak: Day 3 of ADB's 47th Annual Meeting
Delegates attend ADB's 47th Annual Meeting for a range of different reasons. Some delegates talk to ADB about the value of being part of the annual event.