RCI Week 2017: Accelerating Regional Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific for Economic Growth, Shared Prosperity, and Sustainability

Event | 27 - 29 November 2017
ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines


RCI Week will include:

  • RCI Roundtable Conference on Economic Corridors (27 November)
  • Emerging RCI Initiatives, Financial Cooperation, and Regional Public Goods (28 November)


The core purpose of RCI Week 2017 is to assess several strategic and operationally important RCI themes and associated innovative initiatives in the region, consider how to accelerate future operational cooperation on them involving RCI stakeholders in the region, and define ADB’s associated roles in the context of implementing ADB’s RCI Operational Plan, 2016-2020.

Target participants

Participants at RCI Week 2017 will include government officials of ADB's developing member countries (DMCs) working on RCI issues (such as cross-border infrastructure, trade, investment, and capital flows; and regional public goods); representatives of multilateral institutions and other development partners; private sector representatives; research institutes/think tanks; and ADB management and staff.

Resource speakers

Presenters, panelists, and discussants from DMC governments; multilateral institutions, including ADB; and the private sector

How to register

External participants: By invitation

ADB staff: By email to contact person


ADB will cover travel expenses of resource persons and invited DMC officials

Event organizers

ADB’s RCI Thematic Group; operations departments; Budget, Personnel, and Management Systems Department