At the Asian Development Bank, we believe in finding a common purpose across the great continent we've helped grow over the past 50 years, so that everyone benefits from economic growth.
More than 5,000 people from all over the world participated in the 50th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors in Yokohama, Japan to discuss sustainable development while ensuring the benefits of economic growth are shared by all.
This book is a history of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), a multilateral development bank established 50 years ago to serve Asia and the Pacific.
More than 5,000 people participated in ADB's 50th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in Yokohama, Japan, 4-7 May 2017.
Yongping Zhai called for a closer partnership between innovators and the private sector in order to mainstream technology and make it work for development, following a seminar on the issue at ADB's 50th Annual Meeting in Yokohama.
A Japanese calligrapher paints live to traditional music at ADB's 50th Annual Meeting in Yokohama.
Closing Address by ADB President Takehiko Nakao at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors on 7 May 2017 in Yokohama, Japan
ADB will invest $1.5 million to assist Fiji’s Presidency of the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UNFCCC and join the Government of Fiji’s COP 23 Advisory Panel.
The 50th Annual Meeting of ADB's Board of Governors is a sustainable event.