ADFIAP Secretariat conducts annual work planning

jan planningThe ADFIAP Secretariat conducted its annual work planning session with the theme, STEP UP” (Strategic Thinking, Entrepreneurship, Product Upscaling & Partnership) on January 14, 2015 at the ADFIAP International Headquarters in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines. The business service units, namely, the Institute of Development Finance (IDF) and ADFIAP Consulting (AC) as well as the operations units—Membership, Knowledge Management and Finance and Administration—made a review on their accomplishments in 2015 as well as laid out their plans for 2016.

Highlighting the planning meeting were the IDF and ADFIAP Consulting’s development of new program offerings in line with the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s); the Membership Unit’s planned membership expansion activities as well as the two-big ticket events this year which are the ADFIAP 39th Annual Meetings to be held in Apia, Samoa on May 2-5, 2016 and the Annual CEO Forum jointly with the African Association of Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) to be held on November 9 to 11, 2016 in Gabarone, Botswana; the Knowledge Management Unit’s electronic platform, ÁNEX,to enhance the “Delegate-meets-Delegate” session for members during Annual Meetings as well as the publication of a “CEO Insight” in the ADFIAP website and e-newsletter “Touchpoint”.

Mr. Orlando P. Pena, former ADFIAP Secretary General and President of ABC Consultants, and Mr. Max Edralin, Jr. Public Relations Consultant of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines) were invited as resource persons who shared their knowledge and experience to the Secretariat.