Asia Regional Integration Center

Tracking Asian Integration

High-Level Round Table Discussion:
Regional Cooperation
in a Changing Global
Economic Landscape

Time:

9:00AM - 12:10PM (GMT +8)

Date:

5 March 2013

Venue:

ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines

The High-Level Round Table Discussion aims to explore cooperation in Asia and the role of regional institutions in deepening cooperation.

  • The Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum was joined by the Director of the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office, the Chief Economist of ASEAN, and senior officials from CAREC and SAARC member countries in the discussion
  • The March 2013 issue of the Asian Economic Integration Monitor (AEIM) and the Kunming Conference Report were launched

Organized by the Office of Regional Economic Integration,
Asian Development Bank

AEIM March 2013

The Asian Economic Integration Monitor (AEIM) tracks the progress of regional economic cooperation and integration across Asia and its subregions. The March 2013 issue features a special section—“Multilateralizing Asian Regionalism: Approaches to Unraveling the Asian Noodle Bowl.” Read more

Kunming Conference Report

In March 2012, about 160 officials from Asia and the Pacific met to discuss strategies for deepening RCI in the region. This report features discussions and presentations from the conference, including information on major RCI programs. Read more

Programme

Speakers

Opening Remarks

Bindu Lohani

Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, ADB

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Presentation: Progress of Regional Cooperation
and Integration in Asia and the Pacific

Changyong Rhee

Chief Economist and Officer-in-Charge, Office of Regional Economic Integration, ADB

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Discussants

Tuiloma Neroni Slade

Secretary General
Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

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Yoichi Nemoto

Director
ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO)

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Aladdin D. Rillo

Chief Economist and Director of ASEAN Integration Monitoring Office,
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

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Madina Abylkassymova

Vice-Minister of Economy and Budget Planning
Republic of Kazakhstan

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Rameshore Prasad Khanal

Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister,
Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Government of Nepal

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Moderator

Masahiro Kawai

Dean, ADB Institute

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Contacts

  • Layden Iaksetich
    Program Coordinator, Office of Regional Economic Integration
    Asian Development Bank
    +63 2 6324444 loc. 70387
    liaksetich.consultant@adb.org
  • Lei Lei Song
    Principal Economist, Office of Regional Economic Integration
    Asian Development Bank
    +63 2 6324444 loc. 6302


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