Activities

26 June 2013 -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB), in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO), held a Regional Workshop on Promoting Gender Equality in the Labor Market for More Inclusive Growth on 17-18 June 2013 at ADB Headquarters and the Oakwood Hotel in Manila, Philippines. Read More
10 June 2013 -- On 5 Jun 2013, a workshop in Phnom Penh gathered about 30 national and provincial level staff of Cambodia's Ministry of Women's Affairs (MOWA), including directors of the network of 13 Women's Development Centers (WDC) across the country. Read More
7 May 2013 -- Regional organizations and stakeholders on 1-2 May shared information on initiatives, achievements, and key challenges in women's economic empowerment at the Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development Forum, hosted by the Australian Government and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat. Read More
23 April 2013 -- At a South-South Learning on Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programs, co-hosted by ADB and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on 16-19 April 2013, at ADB HQ in Manila, participants heard about the challenges of implementing gender inclusive CCT programs. Read More
11 April 2013 -- ADB Country Director for Lao Resident Mission Chong Chi Nai on 27 March gave the opening remarks and co-chaired the meeting with the Greater Mekong Subregion National Coordinator, Mme. Monemany Nhoybouakong. Read More
9 April 2013 -- The Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative team of ADB's Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO) presented some of its achievements to a team from Australian Aid, responsible for the $335 million Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development Initiative. Read More
5 April 2013 -- A learning workshop was organized in Vientiane, Lao PDR to share lessons from the implementation of the ADB-supported Technical Assistance (TA) 7624 Capacity Strengthening for Gender Mainstreaming in the Agriculture Sector, with key stakeholders from the Ministry of Agriculture and their partners. Read More
2 April 2013 -- Under the overall conference theme of "Securing Water for All," this session highlighted the opportunities to advance water security that are lost when there is a failure to address the problems facing women in the water sector. Read More
14 March 2013 -- ADB's Pakistan Resident Mission (PRM) on 7 March, under Regional Technical Assistance 7563: "Promoting Gender Inclusive Growth in Central and West Asia Developing Member Countries" launched an anti-gender based violence initiative in Karachi. Read More
12 March 2013 -- Dame Carol Kidu, former Papua New Guinea Minister and female Member of Parliament, guest speaker at ADB's International Women's Day 2013, spoke about the lack of female representation in Asia and Pacific legislatures. Read More