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Thoughts on the High-Level Panel Reports on the Post-2015 Agenda

The discussions around the post-2015 development agenda – and the work of the High Level Panel of Eminent (HLPEP) persons – were seen controversially in the last months. Some felt that the consultation led by the HLPEP would lead into a kitchen sink report, which would cover every possible development concern.

Susann Roth

Economic growth in the Pacific is slowing. Photo: ADB

Pacific Economic Outlook: Moderating Growth Across Developing Countries in 2013

ADB is expecting growth to moderate across ADB's Pacific developing member countries (DMCs) this year (including Timor-Leste), mostly as a result of solid but slower growth in a few of the region’s larger, natural resource–extracting economies. The region's growth has fallen from the post-global economic and financial crisis high of 8.3%, to 7.2% in 2012, and growth is projected at 5.2% in 2013. 

Emma Veve

The G20 was instrumental in dealing with the financial crisis of 2008/2009. Photo: John McArthur

How We Can Revitalize the G20

Is the G-20 losing its way? The G-20 played a critical role in leading the world out the financial crisis in 2008-9. It was decisive, united and effective in dealing with that crisis. However, it has since lacked that that level of vitality.

Indu Bhushan

The successor to the Millennial Development Goals will have broad impacts on people in Asia and the Pacific. Photo: ADB

Asia and the Pacific's Priorities After 2015

What will the future for Asia and the Pacific look like - the region with the fastest economic growth and, at the same time, with the poorest people and the largest inequalities in the world – after 2015 and the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals?

Susann Roth

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