Activities

17 October 2012 -- Education in primary schools of poor communities gets a boost through solar-powered internet connectivity.

11 October 2012 -- Haidy Ear-Dupuy, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Social Development Specialist, spoke about the "Most Significant Change," a participatory monitoring and evaluation tool for development endeavors, at the ADB headquarters on 6 September 2012.

8 October 2012 -- Jim Bolger, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Chair of the International Board of the World Agricultural Forum, speaks about inclusive and sutainable development to feed the world.

10 August 2012 -- "Finding innovative ways to improve public education systems is a challenge because of poverty but not impossible," said Wayne Ible, Regional Director and Chief Academic Officer of GEMS Education.

2 July 2012 -- The Women's Economic Pilot Project is a part of the Shanxi Integrated Agricultural Development Project, a loan financed by ADB amounting to $100 million.

26 June 2012 -- UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Professor Olivier de Schutter speaks on addressing gender in agriculture to relieve world hunger.

18 June 2012 -- Civil society organizations join ADB and Philippine government agencies to strengthen procurement processes for transparency.

6 June 2012 -- Conservation International, WWF and other CSOs join ADB to protect the Coral Triangle through marine resource conservation approaches involving the government and community groups.

27 May 2012 -- Photos showing some of Asia Pacific’s development challenges win awards in ADB’s “CLICK: Capturing Images of Inclusive Growth” photo contest.

26 April 2012 -- ADB's Annual Meeting has a dedicated Civil Society Program that includes a civil society debate, four knowledge sharing sessions ("Learning with Partners"), four CSO-prepared panels on topics relevant to ADB current operations, and the traditional start to the program, a one-hour open forum with ADB senior management.

9 March 2012 -- WWF talks about the opportunities and challenges of sustainable development and how working with governments, civil society organizations and ADB should be strengthened and further explored.

1 March 2012 -- Rare, an international NGO, shared success stories on behavior change for environmental protection at ADB on 28 February 2012.

23 February 2012 -- ADB joined civil society organizations to inspire students during the 5th Global Issues Network Conference at the International School Manila on 17 - 19 February 2012. 

22 February 2012 -- Health expert gives a presentation on how worms and parasites are indicators of poverty in Asia during the 5th Distinguished Water Leaders Series forum at ADB, 26 January 2012.

14 February 2012 -- Technical Assistance Organization, Inc. (TAO-Pilipinas) taught fisherfolk how to build disaster-resilient wooden footbridges through a project financed by ADB.

20 December 2011 -- Fourteen non-government organizations (NGOs) set up their stalls down the main corridor in ADB’s headquarters on December 1-2 to raise money for their various charitable activities.

2 December 2011 -- Topics covered included civil society participation, labor standards, and marginalized communities.

21 October 2011 -- The Agriculture, Rural Development and Food Security unit of the Asian Development Bank organized an event celebrating World Food Day on 17 October 2011.