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Delhi 2013

Latest updates to ADB's flagship event of the year

Ann QuonAnn Quon, Head of External Relations
Sharing highlights and happenings on site in Delhi 2013

Jayant MenonJayant Menon, Lead Economist, Trade and Regional Cooperation
The seminar Regional Cooperation and Integration in a Changing World looks into the issues faced in achieving greater trade and financial integration.

Mary LigunasMary Louise Ligunas, Grand Prize Winner, Why Youth Blogging Competition
Asian Youth Forum provides intensive training, skill building workshops, and panel discussions to prepare the youth for their participation as speakers, reactors, and social media reporters at the Civil Society Program at Delhi 2013.

Shanti JagannathanShanti Jagannathan, Senior Education Specialist
The seminar Asia: The Road to Becoming a Knowledge Economy explores the critical role of knowledge-based development in sustaining Asia's growth and dynamism.

Lourdes AdrianoLourdes Adriano, Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development Advisor and concurrently Practice Leader
Food for All - What will it take? The panel discussion explores contribution of small-holder farmers to food security and ADB's role

Cyn-Young ParkCyn-Young Park, Assistant Chief Economist
The Governors' Seminar Beyond Factory Asia: Fueling Growth in a Changing World seminar aims to stir debate and analyze issues relating to reforms that will drive Asia's economic and social transformation.

Bindu LohaniBindu Lohani, Vice-President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development
AppsForAsia - Redesigning Development Through Technology highlights the power of technology and the role it can play in fostering social and economic development.

Bart EdesBart Edes, Director for Poverty Reduction, Gender and Social Development
Delivering Effective Public Services seminar raises the need for greater public investment in education, health and nutrition to support inclusive growth, reduce inequality in Asia and the Pacific.

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Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate for Economics and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University, as one of the seminar panelists.

Drummers, Development, and Delivering Services

Posted on Sat, 04 May 2013

One of the most anticipated events is the Opening Session of the Board of Governors and this year does not disappoint. We are privileged to have the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Finance Minister Chidambaram and the new ADB President Takehiko Nakao address the packed hall filled with almost 2000 delegates including governors. 

Nik Gowing, International Journalist and Broadcaster, moderates the Governors' Seminar: Beyond Factory Asia

Of Governors, Factory Asia and India Day

Posted on Fri, 03 May 2013

It was the host country’s chance to enjoy the limelight with ‘India Day’ taking center stage as an array of eminent speakers provided insights into a country which holds some of the world’s richest tycoons, and half of Asia’s poorest citizens.