2023 Regional Cooperation and Integration Conference: Strengthening Regional Cooperation and Integration through Economic Corridor Development

Economic corridor development (ECD) plays a crucial role in promoting regional cooperation and integration (RCI). A successful ECD will increase connectivity through trade integration and infrastructure development leading to increased regional economic growth. ECD becomes more important for post-COVID-19 recovery and growth, providing holistic solutions for digitalization, services trade, supply chain restructuring, and greening economies.


Southeast Asia’s Aviation Sector: Post-Pandemic Strategies and the Implications of a Rapid Recovery

A new study, Southeast Asia’s Aviation Sector: Post-Pandemic Strategies and the Implications of a Rapid Recovery, projected the region's aviation sector could be 90% recovered by the end of 2023 and that the outlook is generally bright. However, the study said the last leg of the recovery or the final 10% capacity would likely be the most difficult to achieve due to fleet and manpower constraints.


Webinar on the Economic Impact of Exclusion Based on SOGIESC (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sex Characteristics) and the Promotion of Inclusion

LGBTQIA+ people and communities continue to experience stigma and discrimination, which negatively affect their employment prospects and access to healthcare, education, and social protection. This type of exclusion is also detrimental to economies and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Series: ADB Data Room: Marine Aquaculture, Reefs, Renewable Energy, and Ecotourism for Ecosystem Services

Why RED Blue Energy is ready for upscaling into megawatt-demonstration scale

The webinar discussed Blue Energy or Salinity Gradient Power, which is generated by using two sources of water flows with different salt concentrations (fresh water and salt water), passing it through the Reverse Electro Dialysis (“RED”) stack. 

Series: Pacific WASH Webinars

Role of Water Utilities in Supporting Rural WASH


Series: Pacific WASH Webinars

Groundwater Assessments to Support Planning and Resilience



Winners of the 2023 ADB–IEA Innovative Policy Research Award

Series: Asian Development Outlook (ADO) Launch Series

Asian Development Outlook April 2023 Launch

Boosting women’s workforce participation and economic empowerment is a focus of India’s Group of 20 (G20) presidency. Policy breakthroughs could enhance productivity, economic diversity, and income equality, as well as public health, education, and broader sustainable development.


Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week

ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines


ADB is hosting the Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week (APSP) 2023 with the theme Social Protection in a Changing World.