Calendar of Events

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January 2015

May 2015

June 2015

  • 1 - 5 June 2015 ADB's Environmental Law Champions Train-the-Trainers Program ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
    The purpose of the Environmental Law Champions Train-the-Trainers Program is to expand and improve the teaching of environmental law across Asia and the Pacific for a more effective development and enforcement of environmental law.
  • Capacity building workshop to develop effective public-private partnerships to bring private sector funding and expertise into public infrastructure projects.
  • 9 - 11 June 2015 ADB Recruitment Outreach Mission Tokyo, Japan
    ADB’s Human Resources Team will conduct an outreach mission to Tokyo, Japan to identify potential candidates with interest in international finance and development.
  • 11 June 2015 Seventh GMS Economic Corridors Forum (ECF-7) Kunming, People’s Republic of China
    The ECF-7 is being organized with the forward-looking results of ECF-6 and the fresh directives emanating from the 5th GMS Summit for an improved approach to GMS economic corridor development as it enters a new cycle.  
  • 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.

May 2016

May 2015

April 2015

  • The conference will allow senior government policy makers to identify the challenges pertaining to financing sustainable development and discuss solutions
  • 28 - 30 April 2015 Asia Pacific Road Safety 2015 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
    Asia Pacific Road Safety 2015 features a comprehensive seminar, workshop and training program that are designed to help ADB developing member countries to reduce and prevent road deaths and injuries.
  • 27 - 29 April 2015 Workshop on Automatic Exchange of Information ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
    The workshop will focus on explaining the key components of the new international Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters using practical examples.
  • 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.
  • 26 - 29 April 2015 Coral Triangle Pacific Regional Planning Meeting Brisbane, Australia
    The Coral Triangle Pacific Regional Planning Meeting will be held in partnership with the Global Change Institute of the University of Queensland from 27 to 29 April 2015.
  • H.E. Masud Bin Momen, Ambassador of the Embassy of Bangladesh in Tokyo, will give a seminar on Recent Economic and Political Development in Bangladesh.
  • 22 April 2015 Trade Finance Program (TFP) Annual Awards Ceremony Ocean Restaurant, Level B1M, SEA Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore, Singapore, 8:00 p.m.
    This is the first Annual Awards Ceremony to be held by the Trade Finance Program in recognition of the significant contribution of its partners to the promotion of trade finance in the Asia and Pacific region.
  • The seminar will show that while both Viet Nam and Myanmar have revealed comparative advantage in rice production, yields are higher in Viet Nam because of better and more intensive practices.
  • 17 April 2015 Presentation: Asian Development Outlook 2015 ICC Executive Conference Room (ICC 700), Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Shang-Jin Wei, Chief Economist at the Asian Development Bank, will present ADB’s flagship economic publication, Asian Development Outlook 2015 - a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic issues in developing Asia. 
  • 16 April 2015 ASEAN Studies Center Distinguished Speaker Lecture: Eight Conditions for Economic Development Letts Formal Lounge (Letts Hall) American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, USA, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    The ASEAN Studies Center and the ADB North American Representative Office cordially invite you to attend an ASEAN Studies Center Distinguished Speaker Lecture: Eight Conditions for Economic Development.
  • OECD's Economic Survey of Japan 2015 will be described in this seminar. It will address in detail the challenges that the Japanese economy faces and present OECD's policy recommendations for Japan's structural reforms.
  • The seminar aims to share the best and most commonplace practices in trade statistics and provide international and practical guidance in processing transactions on multinational activity related to trade in goods and services.
  • The seminar will present the view that a floating currency arrangement is necessary because of the large changes in the prices of real estate, stocks and bonds, and commodities.