Calendar of Events

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March 2015

  • The primary objective of the policy dialogue is to promote mutual cooperation and common understanding among high-level policymakers in the field of environmental conservation and to share knowledge about the current situation and future projections with regard to climate change in Asia for the purpose of promoting sustainable development. ADBI website
  • 3 - 31 March 2015 ADB Celebrates Gender Month 2015 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
    Description To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action for Women's Empowerment, ADB will hold a series of gender-related activities beginning 3 March and throughout the month of March. The overall theme for ADB Gender Month is "Beijing+20: Pushing the Final Frontiers for Gender Equality?" ADB will celebrate International Women's Day Breakfast Event on 6 March with a theme "Pushing the Final Frontiers for Gender Equality – Women in Leadership". Objectives The month-long activities will:
  • This roundtable examines the challenges and risks facing the Asian capital markets as the global financial system transitions toward the path of greater financial stability. Among the key issues to be discussed are the recent financial sector developments and challenges in Asia, impact and implications of global international financial reforms, non-bank financial intermediaries, comparative evaluation of different forms of small and medium scale enterprise (SME) financing, and role of capital markets in value creation.
  • 18 - 19 March 2015 Forum on Promoting Remittances for Development Finance ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
    The workshop will explore the broader realm, economic implications, and potential of remittances.
  • The roundtable aims to share country-level experience and innovative tools and practices in the areas of performance, capacity and change, and discuss options for the future of the APCoP.
  • 25 - 26 March 2015 第6回ビジネス・オポチュニティズ・フェア開催のご案内 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
  • 25 - 26 March 2015 6th ADB Business Opportunities Fair 2015 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
    The ADB Business Opportunities Fair (BOF) is a one-stop forum for consultants, contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers looking to provide goods and services for ADB projects.
  • Japan and emerging Asia are sharing the same engines of growth again. In an ageing Japan, urbanization is advancing as in the 60ies while Tokyo is driving growth and productivity trends. In Southeast Asia, mega cities are jumping beyond traditional steps of infrastructure and business development into internet-based city systems. This creates tremendous opportunities for growth and investment in both directions. The presentation will show where focusing on future opportunities might yield better results than hoping for illusive "structural reforms."

April 2015

  • This seminar will highlight the huge investment required in the transportation sector, the gap between demand and supply, Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) for the transportation sector, and their various forms. The presentation will also provide a number of interesting case studies, discuss the major impediments to transportation projects involving PPP, and raise and elaborate on some important recommendations, such as moderate involvement of the public sector, utilization of support from suppliers, infrastructure funding, data accumulation and international collaboration.
  • This policy dialogue is intended to introduce major ADBI research projects in depth to Advisory Council members as well as to a group of government officials from ADB developing member countries (DMCs), who will in return provide feedback and suggestions for future direction. The importance of housing policy will be discussed in support of access to adequate housing, particularly, for lower and middle-income economies. Financial inclusion and the economic effects of infrastructure investments will also be examined. Both are ADBI flagship projects.

May 2015

  • 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.

June 2015

  • 15 - 19 June 2015 Asia Clean Energy Forum 2015 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
    The tenth Asia Clean Energy Forum will share best practices in policy, technology, and finance to meet the region's climate and energy security challenges.

July 2015

  • This seminar examines the downfall of the Bank of Amsterdam, which was the dominant central bank in Europe for much of the 18th century, showing how extraordinary policy actions by the Bank over the period 1781-1784 caused it to become policy insolvent, using a new reconstruction of the Bank's balance sheet. The seminar will conclude with a discussion of the implications of this episode for modern central banks.

November 2015

  • 16 - 20 November 2015 Asian Irrigation Forum 2 Manila, Philippines
    Work with us on improving Asia’s irrigated agriculture and irrigation services. Mark your 2015 calendar.

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