Speeches

Aid Effectiveness and Regional Economic Integration

Keynote Speech by Country Director Ayumi Konishi on Aid Effectiveness and Regional Economic Integration at the Seminar on Challenges in Cooperation and Communication for Development in Southeast Asia, Ha Noi, Viet Nam.

Country Assessment Program Evaluation for Lao PDR - Finding and Implications for CSP

Remarks by Stefan Ekeland at the Country Assessment Program Evaluation for Lao PDR - Finding and Implications for CSP, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Best Asian Development Bank (ADB) Project Team Award 2009 in Lao PDR

Speech by Kunio Senga, ADB Director General, at the awards ceremony, Vientiane, Lao PDR

International Year of Sanitation (IYS) Follow-up Conference

Statement by Arjun Thapan, Special Senior Advisor for Infrastructure and Water at ADB's Office of the President, Tokyo, Japan

Speech at the Signing of JFPR Grants

Speech by Gil-Hong Kim, Country Director of ADB's Lao PDR Resident Mission, at the signing ceremony of the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction Grant "Developing Model Healthy Villages" and "Health Sector Development Program", Vientiane, Lao PDR

Opening Remarks on Phnom Penh Plan for Development Management (PPP) Learning Resource Center

Opening remarks and message by Arjun Thapan, Director General of ADB's Southeast Asia Department, at the inauguration of the Phnom Penh Plan for Development Management (PPP) Learning Resource Center, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

Remarks on Building Special Economic Zones, Lao PDR

Remarks by Gil-Hong Kim, Country Director of ADB's Lao People's Democratic Republic Resident Mission, at the inception workshop of TA 7188: Building Lao People's Democratic Republic's Capacity to Develop Special Economic Zones, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

Remarks at the Consultation Workshop on Hydropower Projects

Welcome remarks of Christopher T. Hnanguie, Country Economist of ADB's Lao People's Democratic Republic Resident Mission, at the consultation workshop on the Policy Support and Incentives for Development of Small and Mini Hydropower projects in Lao People's Democratic Republic, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

Opening Statement on The Economics of Climate Change

Opening statement by Ursula Schaefer-Preuss, ADB Vice President, at the launch event of "The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A Regional Review", Bangkok, Thailand

Crisis Outlook for ASEAN, Risks, Policy Issues, and ADB's Role

Speech by Haruhiko Kuroda, ADB President, at the 13th ASEAN Finance Ministers' Meeting, Pattaya, Thailand