In 2012, the International Labour Organization (ILO) called on its 185 members to ensure that everyone in need has access to essential health care and basic income security.
Flooding and other risks to the people, economy and infrastructure of coastal cities due to climate change cannot be underestimated.
Schools that follow the social entrepreneurial business model are often established by visionary leaders that share a passionate belief in the transformational power of education.
The cost of not improving disaster preparedness will be a slower pace of social and economic progress across a region in the decades to come.
The global economic crisis presents an opportunity to rethink socio-economic policies in Asia and the Pacific. The lack of adequate social protection systems became a liability during the current crisis.
Vice-President Stephen Groff looks back on the Thailand-ADB relationship, and outlines areas for future cooperation.
Managing solid waste remains a low priority for most Asian cities. Here’s what we have learned needs to change.
Vice-President Stephen Groff shares his views on cooperation among Mekong countries from the 22nd GMS Ministerial Conference in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
Weak statistics and informal land area measurement techniques can distort agricultural policies, ADB research shows.
India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand are paving the way for technology to make governance more effective.