Events

Asia Leadership Program 2012

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10 September 2012 to 14 September 2012

Emerging leaders in Asia met to discuss finance, governance, and communications in this inaugural meeting of the Asia Leadership Program.

The Asia Leadership Programs are yearly face-to-face learning events held in various cities in Asia that provide hands-on learning sessions for government officials, complemented with field visits for on-the-ground experiences, and case study analysis. It was offered by invitation only and targets key policy makers and technical officers in Asia-Pacific who are emerging leaders committed to sustainable development and climate change adaptation and mitigation. The pilot run of the program focused on three key areas: finance, governance, and communications.

Venue: 
Manila
Philippines
ADB Organizer: 
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Topics: 
Finance,
Governance and Public Sector Management,
Knowledge Management,
Public-Private Partnership,
Capacity Development
https://k-learn.adb.org/sites/default/files/course/2012/ALP%202012%20Program.pdf
Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
10 Sep 2012 Welcome and Introduction - Sustainability for Leadership Welcome Remarks S. Chander
10 Sep 2012 Welcome and Introduction - Sustainability for Leadership Sustainable Asia
This document explains the definition and concept of sustainable development.  It also presents the current status of the world with...
Vinod Thomas
10 Sep 2012 Welcome and Introduction - Sustainability for Leadership Introduction of Facilitators and Program Outline Jitu Shah
10 Sep 2012 Global Sustainable Development and Climate Change Policy and Governance Presentation James Leape
10 Sep 2012 Global Sustainable Development and Climate Change Policy and Governance Climate Change Policies and Governance: Empowering the Most Vulnerable
This presentation highlights the importance of utilizing the vulnerable countries’ and communities’ experience in the development of global...
Achala Chandani Abeysinghe
10 Sep 2012 Climate Change in Asia-Pacific – Risks and Opportunities The Climate Change Challenge and Place of Asia and the Pacific
This material outlines the global investment challenges for sustainability and lack for long-term commitment for climate change.
David McCauley
10 Sep 2012 Climate Change in Asia-Pacific – Risks and Opportunities Panel Discussion Dr. Gemma Narisma, Dr. Ajay Mathur and Edward Cameron
10 Sep 2012 Case Studies - Leadership Leadership for Adaptation in Albay, Philippines
This presentation showcase how the Philippine province of Albay successfully mitigated socio-economic impacts of calamities through disaster...
Jose Clemente "Joey" Salceda
10 Sep 2012 Case Studies - Leadership Presentation Rev. Delbert Rice
10 Sep 2012 Case Studies - Leadership The Solution of Climate Change River Revival
This presentation identifies the benefits of river revival and its importance to climate change adaptation.
Rajendra Singh
10 Sep 2012 Effective Communication for Sustainable Development Leadership Leadership Communication: Influencing for Action
The presentation highlights the importance of effective communication for leaders. 
Carolyn Dedolph Cabrera, Jitendra Shah
10 Sep 2012 Effective Communication for Sustainable Development Leadership Panel Discussion Rajat Nag, Stephen Groff, Vinod Thomas and Joey Salceda
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
11 Sep 2012 Low Carbon Growth Initial Remarks Dr. Bindu Lohani
11 Sep 2012 Low Carbon Growth Panel Discussion Dr. Ajay Mathur and Sophie Punte
11 Sep 2012 Low Carbon Development in Asia-Pacific – Scaling Up and Out Presentation Edward Cameron
11 Sep 2012 Low Carbon Development in Asia-Pacific – Scaling Up and Out Achieving the Promise: Delivering on the Green Economy
This presentation explains the opportunities for energy generation using low carbon development. It also outlines key lessons for solar and...
Priya Barua
11 Sep 2012 Low Carbon Development in Asia-Pacific – Scaling Up and Out Responses Gil-Hong Kim and Lloyd Wright
11 Sep 2012 Sustainable Cities Sustainable Cities
This presentation speaks identifies the key critical factors in order to achieve urban sustainability. It enumerated various city government...
David Cadman
11 Sep 2012 Sustainable Cities Presentation Liu Zhe
11 Sep 2012 Break Out 1: Case Studies - Climate Change Mitigation Renewable energy development in Thailand Lutz Weischer
11 Sep 2012 Break Out 1: Case Studies - Climate Change Mitigation Indonesia: New Opportunities for Climate Compatible Agriculture
This case study presentation shows how Indonesia can successfully reduce green house gas emissions through a two-year forest moratorium to...
Kemen Austin
11 Sep 2012 Break Out 1: Case Studies - Climate Change Mitigation How China Builds the World's Biggest Wind Power Market
This case study presentation explains how China have successfully implemented its wind power initiative through the renewable energy law ...
Ailun Yang
11 Sep 2012 Break Out 1: Case Studies - Climate Change Mitigation Low Carbon Mobility for Urban India Ashwin Prabu
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
12 Sep 2012 Vulnerability and Resilience Presentation Gov. Joey Salceda
12 Sep 2012 Vulnerability and Resilience Adaptation Through Resilience Strengthening
This presentation explains the characteristics of climate change adaptation, and distinguishes between climate change mitigation and adaptation...
Xianfu Lu
12 Sep 2012 Social Dimensions of Sustainable Development and Climate Change Presentation Kiki Stinnett
12 Sep 2012 Break Out 2: Climate Risk and Adaptive Capacity Presentation Edward Cameron
12 Sep 2012 Break Out 2: Climate Risk and Adaptive Capacity Presentation Carina Bachofen
12 Sep 2012 Break Out 3: Investing in Natural Capital Presentation Jose Ma. Lorenzo “Lory” Tan
12 Sep 2012 Break Out 3: Investing in Natural Capital Presentation Anna Van Paddenburg
12 Sep 2012 Break Out 4: Case Studies - Climate Change Adaptation The Maldives: Climate Change as Existential Threat
This presentation showcases good practices on climate change adaptation in Maldives.
Edward Cameron
12 Sep 2012 Break Out 4: Case Studies - Climate Change Adaptation Bangladesh Comprehensive DRM Program Dr. M. Alimullah Miyan
12 Sep 2012 Break Out 4: Case Studies - Climate Change Adaptation Creating and Sharing Knowledge on Community-Based Adaptation
This presentation explains the top-down approach of community-based adaptation and why local community good practices are at the center of...
Achala Chandani Abeysinghe
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
13 Sep 2012 Climate Change and Sustainable Development Finance The Mosaic of Climate Finance
The presentation defines climate finance and provides an overview of the sources and activities of the climate funds. 
Preety Bhandari
13 Sep 2012 Climate Change and Sustainable Development Finance Global Climate Funds
The World Resources Institute outlines the governance structure and mechanics of the Clean Technology Fund and the Strategic Climate Fund...
Clifford Polycarp
13 Sep 2012 Climate Change and Sustainable Development Finance Presentation Bruce Dunn
13 Sep 2012 Leading the Charge - Promoting Sustainable Business in the Private Sector Presentation Alfonso Sevilla
13 Sep 2012 Leading the Charge - Promoting Sustainable Business in the Private Sector Waste to Worth (W2W): Innovating to Solve Solid Waste Challenge
Procter & Gamble (P&G) presents it sustainable business plan to help eliminate municipal solid waste and convert it for economic ...
Clint Navalles
13 Sep 2012 Leading the Charge - Promoting Sustainable Business in the Private Sector Presentation Jose Maria P. Zabaleta
13 Sep 2012 Leading the Charge - Promoting Sustainable Business in the Private Sector Presentation Coy Navalles
13 Sep 2012 Break Out 5: Case Studies - Regional Departments Pilot Program for Climate Resilience Tajikistan Ilhomjon Rajabov
13 Sep 2012 Break Out 5: Case Studies - Regional Departments Climate Resilient Coastal Infrastructure Development in Bangladesh
The presentation explains the impacts and benefits of the Climate Resilient Infrastructure project that is spearheaded by the Asian Development...
Saifuddin Ahmed, Rezaul Khan
13 Sep 2012 Break Out 5: Case Studies - Regional Departments ADB Driving Innovation and Delivering Results to Meet PRC’s Climate Change Mitigation Challenges
This presentation explains the role of ADB in supporting China implement its Clean Energy Development through innovation, policy and financing...
Ashok Bhargava
13 Sep 2012 Break Out 5: Case Studies - Regional Departments Mobilizing Communities to Take Responsibility for Their own Disaster Risks
The presentation explains the results of the study done to help communities that are at high risk for natural disasters and calamities. The...
Jay Roop
13 Sep 2012 Break Out 5: Case Studies - Regional Departments Optimizing adaptation: Mitigation synergies to enhance developmental co-benefits in Vietnam Le Cong Thanh
13 Sep 2012 Partnerships - Sharing Knowledge and Helping to Develop Financing Solutions Journey Toward Green Growth - Shaping the Green Future with GGGI
The presentation by the Global Green Growth Institute presents the roadmap to achieving sustainability.   It also showcases relevant...
Joo Sueb Lee
13 Sep 2012 Partnerships - Sharing Knowledge and Helping to Develop Financing Solutions Presentation Tae Yong Jung
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
14 Sep 2012 Sustainable Development and Governance: Role of Green Courts and Environmental Lawyers Keynote Talk Justice Presbitero J. Velasco, Jr.
14 Sep 2012 Sustainable Development and Governance: Role of Green Courts and Environmental Lawyers Environmental Justice in Philippine Courts: The Story in Trial Courts and the Court of Appeals
This presentation presents various environment legal case studies in the Philippines. It outlines the legal process and identifies the various...
Marilyn Lagura-Yap
14 Sep 2012 Sustainable Development and Governance: Role of Green Courts and Environmental Lawyers Presentation Terry Ridon
14 Sep 2012 Sustainable Development and Governance: Role of Green Courts and Environmental Lawyers Presentation Anna Oposa
14 Sep 2012 Sustainable Development Governance and Payment for Ecosystem Services Keynote Speech Carlos Manuel Rodriguez
14 Sep 2012 Wrap-up and feedback from participants and facilitators