Social Development Thematic Group

Promotes new initiatives and policies that aim to reduce poverty, inequality, and vulnerability among poor and marginalized groups by transforming social institutions toward inclusive and equitable social development.

Offers courses on new initiatives, policies, and approaches for creating better social institutions.

Contact: Social Development Group Coordinator

Title Date Focal Person
Asia-Pacific Social Protection Week 26 - 28 Sep 2023
SDTG Online Thematic Training: Integrating the Graduation Approach into ADB Operations 12 - 15 Dec 2022
Youth for Climate Action: How young people are influencing climate policy and resilience in the region 03 Dec 2021
Solutions Search: Meaningful Youth Engagement in ADB's Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security Program 30 Nov 2021
ADB-BNU Conference on Future Proofing Aged Care 23 - 24 Nov 2021
Resilience for the Urban Poor Forum 2021 16 - 18 Nov 2021
Jumpstarting S2030: Tapping the Power of lnclusive Design! 18 Aug 2021
Shaping a Better Employment Landscape for People with Disabilities in Asia-Pacific 11 Aug 2021
Emerging Trends in Inclusive Digital Employment 23 Apr 2021
Developing Healthy, Inclusive, and Age-Friendly Cities in PRC 21 Nov 2018
Disability Innovation and Inclusive Urban Development 05 Sep 2018
National ID: Global Trends in Implementation 03 Sep 2018
Developing Disability-Inclusive Cities 19 Jul 2018
Strategies for Financing Social Protection to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals 17 - 18 May 2018
Poverty and Social Analysis Training 10 Oct 2017 --