With the theme, Beyond the Pandemic: Forging Ahead with the Enhanced Japan Funds, the first ADB-Japan Funds Week will be held from 27 June to 1 July 2022. This week-long online event is ADB’s way of showing appreciation to the Government of Japan for its continued generous support for Japan Funds in the past two decades and highlighting JFPR's accomplishments and support to ADB operations.

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28 June 2022, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Join us for the JFPR Anniversary Event and celebrate its achievements, impacts, and contribution to developing member countries and ADB operations for the past two decades, especially on crisis response and recognize outstanding JFPR projects and champions. Also, get a glimpse of the upcoming JFPR History Book. Open to the public.

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28 June 2022, 1:30 - 3:40 p.m.

This session will focus on the directions under the new JFPR priorities. Policy dialogue will be held between ADB and the Japan Ministry of Finance, considering new global challenges, taking into account ADB’s expertise and experience. By invitation.

29 June 2022, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

With ADB Institute, invited distinguished speakers will discuss challenges and the state-of-the-art in JFPR’s new priority areas. Further, the JFPR priority areas will be presented to the 25 Designated Institutions of the ADB-Japan Scholarship Program to better align their fields of study and course offerings and sensitize scholars and alumni on developing member countries’ development and capacity needs. Open to the public.

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30 June 2022, 2:00 - 3:45 p.m.

Picking up from Session 2’s ADB-Japan Ministry of Finance dialogue, the session features a discussion among sector and thematic group chiefs, the regional departments, and SDPF on the operationalization, coordination mechanisms, pipeline development, and quality assurance under the new JFPR direction. By invitation.

1 July 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

An online consultation opportunity for clients and other stakeholders to discuss, raise questions, and seek guidance from the Japan Funds Team members on various aspects of the Japan Trust Funds.

27 June to 1 July 2022

This weeklong virtual exhibit commemorates JFPR’s two decades of poverty reduction work. It highlights the achievements and impact on the lives of JFPR beneficiaries and a way to show appreciation to the Government of Japan for its generous contribution to JFPR and other Japan Trust Funds. Visit the microsite.

Target participants

  • Beneficiaries and stakeholders of JFPR projects
  • ADB Management, ADB Institute, regional departments and resident missions
  • Developing member countries government – Executive Agencies/Implementing Agencies of JFPR projects
  • Government of Japan officials (Ministry of Finance, Japan Executive Director Office)
  • Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) scholars, JSP stakeholders, and academe
  • Japanese civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations, and private sector partners
  • Development partners – Japan International Cooperation Agency and Japan Bank for International Cooperation Philippines Office representatives; World Bank; others
  • International media – with priority to Japanese media

How to register

The virtual ADB-Japan Funds Week is open to the public (except for Sessions 2 and 4); organizers will be screening all registrants as this is a specialized event.


There is no cost to join the event.

Event organizers / partners

Japan Funds Team, SDPF (JFPR and JSP)

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