Asian Perspectives: Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation
Event: Tuesday, April 23, 2013
9:00 am to noon
Registration 8:30 am
Remarks 9:00 am
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Horizon Room
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
RSVPs are required as seating is extremely limited. Please RSVP here by Friday, April 19th, 2013.
For questions, please contact Mr. Norris Thigpen at 202-588-8717 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The global development cooperation landscape is changing. In addition to the traditional donors in OECD countries, there are a wide range of emerging Asian providers of development assistance who look at development in an entirely different way. Asian countries have emerged as game changers in the development assistance arena, challenging traditional notions of aid, reshaping global aid architecture, and placing new challenges on the global development agenda. Recognizing the importance of these new actors to future development policy and practice, the Asia Foundation has, since 2010, provided a platform for providers of development assistance from throughout the Asia region to share their views on development cooperation and international development challenges alongside traditional donors.
This April, government officials and policy specialists from China, India, Indonesia, and South Korea will join their peers in the United States to explore “Development Cooperation in the Asian Century” and “Post 2015 Development Challenges.”
Panel Discussion One: “Development Cooperation in the Asian Century”
Siti N. Mauludiah, Director, Technical Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs—Indonesia
Keiichiro Nakazawa, Chief Representative, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) U.S.A.—Japan
Enna Park, Director-General, Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade—South Korea
Panel Discussion Two: “Post 2015 Development Challenges”
Sachin Chaturvedi, Senior Fellow, Research and Information System for Developing Countries—India
Eun Mee Kim, Dean and Professor, Graduate School of International Studies; Director, Institute for Development and Human Security, Ewha Womans University; Former President, Korea Association of International Development and Cooperation—South Korea
Xiaoyun Li, Professor of Development Studies, Dean of the College of Humanities and Development Studies, Director of Research Center for International Development, China Agricultural University; Director and Co-Leader, OECD-DAC China Study Group—China
The Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation (AADC) dialogue series is a partnership between The Asia Foundation and the Korea Development Institute (KDI). This program in Washington, D.C., is organized by The Asia Foundation and USAID, with additional support from UNDP and Australian Aid.
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