Chris Morris

Principal Social Development Specialist (NGO Center), Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, ADB

Chris Morris heads ADB’s NGO and Civil Society Center, and oversees the planning, implementation, and monitoring of ADB’s overall engagement with civil society organizations, as well as the design and implementation of the CSO program at the ADB Annual Meetings. Before joining ADB, Chris was vice president within the water division of global engineering firm Black and Veatch.

Blogs by this Author

  • Students in Dili, Timor-Leste.

    #Youth4GG campaign to mobilize 1 billion youth to meet SDGs

    Published on Wednesday, 24 February 2016

    The campaign will help deliver ADB’s vision of an Asia and the Pacific free of poverty, with improved living conditions, and quality of life for its citizens.

  • How youth can find their voice through debating

    Published on Tuesday, 13 May 2014

    Debating empowers young people, builds oral presentation skills, develops confidence in public speaking, and trains debaters to listen, assess and form arguments. Recognizing this, ADB over the last four years has been supporting youth debates in Asia and the Pacific.

  • Youth – Asia’s prized asset for change

    Published on Thursday, 07 November 2013

    Around 60% of the world’s youth ―or about 700 million young people― live in Asia and this huge demographic group will ultimately determine the future of our region.