Fostering Asian Regional Cooperation and Open Regionalism in an Unsteady World: 2019 Conference Highlights

Publication | December 2021

This report explores how cross-border and regional cooperation can strengthen green energy capabilities, develop a shared ocean-based economy, improve trade, reduce inequalities, and help build sustainable livelihoods.

  • US$24.00 (paperback)

The report summarizes insights from a conference on regional cooperation and integration organized by the Asian Development Bank. It notes the importance of collaboration with the private sector in financing climate-resilient infrastructure, bolstering inclusive growth, and harnessing new technologies.


  • Introduction
  • Conference Program
  • Conference Highlights
  • Day 1
    • Strategic Implementation of RCI and Achieving Measurable Results in ADB’s Developing Member Countries
    • Global and Regional Trade and Investment Outlook and the Status of Key Regional Multilateral Trade Agreements
    • Investing in RCI in the Asia and Pacific Region—Perspectives of the Public and Private Sectors
  • Day 2
    • RCI and Ocean Health—The New Frontier
    • Assessing the Development Effectiveness of RCI
    • The Rationale and Potential for Results- and Policy-based RCI Operations

Additional Details

  • Industry and trade
  • Regional cooperation and integration
  • 54
  • 8.5 x 11
  • SPR210486
  • 978-92-9269-196-7 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-197-4 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-198-1 (ebook)

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