Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week


Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week

26 September 2023 to 28 September 2023

ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines


The Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week 2023: Social Protection in a Changing World, hosted by ADB’s Human and Social Development Sector Office,  brought together in-person at ADB Headquarters more than 300 global and country social protection experts and practitioners, including decision-makers from developing Asia and Pacific countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to the role of social protection in post-COVID recovery and response to new and emerging crises, systems strengthening, and resilience building.  Around 250 joined online.

The three-day APSP 2023 also provided a venue for building alliances and networks to strengthen social protection systems in Asia and the Pacific region.


In-person (by invitation only)

Virtual (Selected sessions only) 




Please contact the APSP Secretariat at webpage: Social Development and Poverty in Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank (

LinkedIn: (14) ADB Social Development Team | LinkedIn

Twitter: ADB Social Dev (@ADBSocial) / Twitter

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
26 Sep 2023 Materials such as program, presentation, speaker’s profile and event photos can be found at APSP 2023 EventsAir website


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