ADBI News Releases
ADBI to G20: Infrastructure Recoupling Critical to Asia’s Post-Pandemic Growth ProspectsEconomies in Asia and the Pacific could face a more prolonged COVID-19 recovery and greater climate threats without global action to accelerate sustainable infrastructure development, driven by the Group of 20 (G20), warned Asian Development Bank Institute Dean Tetsushi Sonobe in keynote remarks during the Global Solutions Summit.
New E-Learning Course Explores Emerging Climate Change-Sovereign Risk ThreatA new tuition-free, certificate-issuing ADBI E-learning course examines the growing challenge of climate change driven sovereign risk and its potentially severe implications for economies in Asia and the Pacific.
Philippine Central Bank Governor Details Financial Digitalization Pathway to Inclusive RecoveryBangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno discussed emerging financial digitalization opportunities and the Philippine central bank’s plans for leveraging them to deliver a robust and inclusive COVID-19 recovery during an ADBI Featured Speaker Webinar.
REGISTRATION: ADBI-OECD-ILO to Discuss New Report on COVID-19 and Labor MigrationRegistration is open for a webinar to feature insights from a new report by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and International Labour Organization (ILO) that details how COVID-19 has changed Asia’s labor migration landscape.
REGISTRATION: BSP Governor Benjamin E. Diokno on Financial Digitalization and Inclusive COVID-19 RecoveryRegistration is open for an ADBI Featured Speaker Webinar with Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin Diokno, who will discuss digitalization and inclusive COVID-19 recovery strategy with ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe and a panel of experts.
An ADBI-Stanford University virtual workshop explored ways to integrate high shares of solar and wind power in electricity supply systems to mitigate climate change, with policy makers from developing Asia participating in a web-based roll playing game to build their understanding of electricity market dynamics and test renewable energy and climate policy scenarios. Read more.
A webinar featuring the authors of the new ADBI Press book Enhancing SME Participation in Global Value Chains: Determinants, Challenges, and Policy Recommendations evaluated small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) trade in 10 Asian countries and onward growth solutions. Read more.
ADBI Dean Tetsushi Sonobe addressed the Think20 (T20) Italy 2021 Inception Conference by detailing ADBI’s plans for advancing timely and impactful global policy research, in conjunction with Italy’s G20 presidency. As part of this effort, ADBI is developing T20 policy briefs for consideration by G20 Leaders ahead of their 30-31 October summit. Read more.
ADBI, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance—University of Cambridge Judge Business School, and Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research & Education in Singapore have signed a research agreement to promote digital financial innovation and knowledge-sharing in Asia and the Pacific. Read more.
Video is now available of the 2020 ADBI Annual Conference remarks of Asian Development Bank President Masatsugu Asakawa describing priorities to rebuild for a lasting recovery, and renowned economist and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, on dealing with corporate distress, repair, and reallocation. Read more.