By 2050, up to 65% of Asia’s population is expected to live in cities. With urbanization growing at such at a breakneck speed, many believe that how cities cope with it may well determine the region’s long-term productivity and overall stability.
The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need to strengthen programs and policies affecting older persons both in times of crisis and afterward.
By working together with countries to make sound socioeconomic development strategies, multilateral financial institutions can contribute substantially to the fight against the pandemic.
Asia needs to attract more private sector investment to close its infrastructure gap. Here’s how it can happen.
Regional solutions within Asia, reinforced by boosting inter-regional trade and investment with Europe as an engine of global growth, can help counter the threats to globalization.
The COVID-19 pandemic could be an opportunity to take a more holistic approach to health and well-being, invest in health systems and in resilient supply chains.
How can we create new opportunities for women entrepreneurs to succeed in developing Asia?
The production processes and supply chains that feed into the production of masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment must be secured.
Asian mayors will discuss in Frankfurt the competing challenges and opportunities their cities face to becoming inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable.
It’s not just about businesses directly involved in sustainability, but how existing MSMEs can adapt their businesses to support sustainable solutions in Asia.