This session focused on how ADB's Safeguard Policy and good practices can be enhanced to meet current and future challenges, including on climate change, gender and social inclusion, labor and working conditions, and stakeholder engagement.

The session brought together a diverse range of views from government, private sector, and civil society leaders. Panelists shared views on how safeguards can further evolve to better protect people and the environment in a dynamic Asia and the Pacific.

The event was held on the sidelines of the 55th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors.