Regional Forum on Strengthening the Enabling Environment for Disaster Risk Financing: Options for Enhancing Financial Resilience | Asian Development Bank

Regional Forum on Strengthening the Enabling Environment for Disaster Risk Financing: Options for Enhancing Financial Resilience

Event | 25 - 26 September 2018 ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines

Description

Relevant government agencies from ministries of finance, national disaster risk management agencies, insurance regulators and other relevant stakeholders in disaster-prone DMCs will participate in Disaster Risk Financing (DRF) Regional Forum.

The forum will share finding and recommendation of country diagnostics in Fiji, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka to disaster-prone countries comprising of Bangladesh, the Cook Islands, the People's Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam.

Objectives

During the event, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • enhance understanding of opportunities to strengthen the financial management of disaster risk;
  • learn the innovative disaster risk financing solutions and its application;
  • facilitate cross-country/regional dialogue; and
  • strengthen capacity and improve knowledge of disaster risk financing.

Target participants

  • Relevant government agencies: ministry of finance, national disaster risk management agencies, and insurance regulators from ADB members:
    • Bangladesh
    • Cook Islands
    • China, People's Republic of 
    • Fiji
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Mongolia
    • Myanmar
    • Nepal
    • Pakistan
    • Philippines
    • Sri Lanka
    • Thailand
    • Viet Nam
  • Development partners
  • Private sector

Resource speakers

Please refer to forum agenda.

How to register

By invitation only.

Costs

While attendance to the event is free, ADB does not cover travel and accommodation expenses of participants, otherwise advise.

Event organizers/partners

Arup Chatterjee
Principal Financial Sector Specialist
Finance Advisory Service Cluster
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Asian Development Bank
E-mail: [email protected]

Charlotte Benson
Principal Disaster Risk Management Specialist
Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management Division
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Asian Development Bank
Email: [email protected]