• ADB Invites Delegates to its Fiftieth Annual Meeting

    ADB Secretary Woochong Um extends an advanced welcome to delegates of the 50th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors, which will be held in Yokohama, Japan from 4 to 7 May 2017.

  • A Welcome From the Mayor of Yokohama

    Fumiko Hayashi, Mayor of Yokohama, extends a warm welcome to delegates attending the 50th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors, to be held in the Japanese city from 4 to 7 May 2017.

  • 50th Annual Meeting in Yokohama

    The Government of Japan will host ADB's next annual gathering in the city of Yokohama. The meeting will be held from 4 to 7 May 2017.

Yokohama 2017

The ADB Board of Governors holds an annual meeting to discuss developments in Asia and the Pacific as well as institutional matters. In 2017, the Government of Japan will be hosting ADB's Fiftieth Annual Meeting.


Host Country Day 4 May
Opening Session of the Board of Governors 6 May
Business Sessions 6–7 May
Seminars 4–7 May

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Fast Facts

4–7 May 2017
The date of the 2017 ADB Annual Meeting

Pacifico Yokohama
The venue of the 2017 ADB Annual Meeting

Over 3,000 participants
are expected to attend, including finance and development ministers, central bank governors, private sector and civil society partners, and media

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