from the Chair
On behalf of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP), I wish to invite fellow-members, partners, and friends in the development finance community to join us at the 43rd ADFIAP Annual Meeting to be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on May 13-15, 2020 as well as to thank the Development Bank of Mongolia for its gracious support as this year’s meeting host.
Within the context of rapid development and growth in the Asia-Pacific region, ADFIAP has devoted over four decades of its existence in advocating finance innovations for sustainable development, ensuring that financing does not only increase but becomes more effective through member collaboration and multi-stakeholders partnerships.
from the Host
On behalf of the Development Bank of Mongolia, it is my great pleasure to welcome fellow development finance leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to our beautiful country for the 43rd ADFIAP Annual Meeting. We are truly honored to host this prestigious event under the auspices of the Government of Mongolia.
Given our special mandate and role to contribute to the country’s sustainable development agenda, we, the development finance institutions always strive to come up with innovative solutions and instruments to ensure that the projects and programs in the priority sectors of the country are financed and managed sustainably, and their lasting socio-economic benefits are enjoyed by the society as a whole. It is in this light that we have chosen the theme, “DFI’s Role in Sustainable Development: Innovative Approaches and Instruments” for this year’s Annual Meeting to engage in an in-depth discussions in the areas that are highly relevant these days such as, financing climate change, infrastructure, technology, agriculture, and micro, small and medium enterprises through innovative ways of resource mobilization and capital build-up.