Events

Asia Leadership Program 2015: Executive Level Session

3
02 March 2015 to 04 March 2015

The third annual program was held in Tokyo, Japan with Institute for Global Environmental Strategies as the partner organization.  About 14 ministers, vice-ministers, and secretaries in the areas of transport and infrastructure, finance, environment and conservation, forestry, and executive planning participated in the executive level session of the program.

Venue: 
Tokyo
Japan
ADB Organizer: 
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Partner Organization: 
Ministry of the Environment of Japan, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies
Event Coordinator: 
Victor Lee You
Topics: 
Climate Change,
Energy,
Urban Development,
Capacity Development,
Knowledge Management
https://k-learn.adb.org/sites/default/files/course/2015/ALP_executive_2-4March2015.pdf
Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
02 Mar 2015 Opening - Welcome and Introduction to the Program Welcome Remarks Yoshio Mochizuki and Bindu N. Lohani
02 Mar 2015 Opening - Welcome and Introduction to the Program Japan’s Experience on Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Leadership and National Policy
Former Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi explains how Japan was able to achieve sustainable development through strong leadership and effective implementation...
Yoriko Kawaguchi
02 Mar 2015 Part 1: Experiences in Leadership for Reframing the Future Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities
This material outlines the global investment challenges for sustainability and lack for long-term commitment for climate change.   ...
Hoesung Lee
02 Mar 2015 Part 1: Experiences in Leadership for Reframing the Future Panel Discussion Hironori Hamanaka, Emil Salim and Satoshi Nakazono
02 Mar 2015 Part 1: Experiences in Leadership for Reframing the Future Lunch Address: Role of Geospatial Information Technology for Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific Region Ryosuke Shibasaki
02 Mar 2015 Part 2: The Modalities of Leadership for Reframing the Future Advancing a Positive Vision for the Future: Exploring the Dimensions of a Low Carbon, Sustainable Development Strategy
This report presents the results of the electronic polling activity at the Asia Leadership Program 2015, where the objectives were to...
Robert Didham
02 Mar 2015 Innovations in Technology, Finance, and Policies to Achieve Sustainable and Resilient Cities Key Note Speech: How to develop a “Smart City” in DMCs for sustainable and resilient development to tackle urbanization issues - Perspectives, Barriers, Roles of Policy Makers, Technology Providers, and Financiers? Yumiko Noda
02 Mar 2015 Innovations in Technology, Finance, and Policies to Achieve Sustainable and Resilient Cities Accelerating Green Financing
This presentation explains the concept of green bank and the process for green financing. It also highlights the importance of recognizing...
Takejiro Sueyoshi
02 Mar 2015 Innovations in Technology, Finance, and Policies to Achieve Sustainable and Resilient Cities Achieving Sustainable and Resilient Cities: What Does It Take?
The Cities Development Initiative for Asia identifies key challenges in urban financing that hinders medium size cities from implementing...
Joris van Etten
02 Mar 2015 Innovations in Technology, Finance, and Policies to Achieve Sustainable and Resilient Cities Panel Discussion Gerald Hane, Hirokazu Yamaguchi and Warren Evans
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
03 Mar 2015 Show Case of Innovative Technologies (1) Special Address Takeshi Yokota
03 Mar 2015 Visit to Yokohama City Welcome Remarks Fumiko Hayashi
03 Mar 2015 Visit to Yokohama City Remarks by Organizers and Guest Bindu N. Lohani and Hironori Hamanaka
03 Mar 2015 Show Case of Innovative Technologies (2) Site visit to Minatomirai 21 district
03 Mar 2015 Closing of the Executive-level Program Reflections of Participants
03 Mar 2015 Closing of the Executive-level Program Remarks from the Government of Japan Ministry of the Environment of Japan
03 Mar 2015 Closing of the Executive-level Program Closing Remarks Bindu N. Lohani
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
04 Mar 2015 Welcome to the Kitakyushu Field Visit Welcome Remarks Tomomi Tamaki
04 Mar 2015 Welcome Remarks and Lecture Welcome Remarks: Mayor, Kitakyushu City
04 Mar 2015 Welcome Remarks and Lecture Kitakyushu’s History in Overcoming Environmental and Water Pollution Issues and Future Perspectives on Smart Cities Kitakyushu Government Officials
04 Mar 2015 Field Visits to the Kitakyushu Environment Museum and Eco Town
04 Mar 2015 Dinner Cocktail with Kitakyushu-City Officials