View from ADB 2016

View from ADB 2016
   
Date: May 2 – 5
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
 

The 49th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is held in Frankfurt, Germany from May 2 – 5, 2016.

Under the theme "Cooperating for Sustainability", the meeting connects finance and development professionals to exchange ideas and achieve tangible results.

Key discussion points:

  • Sustainable development in Asia
  • Clean energy and climate change
  • Asia-Europe economic cooperation and approaches to finance and infrastructure
  • Inclusive and sustainable growth through smart financing of information technology

Stefania Palma, Asia editor at The Banker, reports from this major event providing comprehensive articles and exclusive viewpoints, as well as thought-led discussions with key industry figures.

The Banker’s Asia editor moderated two panel discussions at the ADB Annual Meeting 2016:

Visit The Banker and Nikkei Asian Review booth at the ADB Annual Meeting 2016 and pick up your FREE copy.

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