April 2011 | Volume 9| Issue Number 4
Events In this Issue

 11th Study Tour - MSME Financing in Bangkok
   June 6-10, 2011 | Bangkok, Thailand

 10th Study Tour - MSME Financing in Malaysia
   June 20-25, 2011 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 Financial Inclusion: Regulations to Support MSME    Financing Availability
   June 27&28, 2011 | Manila, Philippiness

   • EU experts visit ADFIAP Secretariat
   • ADFIAP participates in international symposium calling for       integrity in banking profession
   • ADFIAP financial assets reach US$ 1 million mark, a       milestone
   • ADFIAP meets with GCGF on board leadership seminars
   • ADFIAP updates CIPE on new CSR program
   • ADFIAP briefs IDB on its work and advocacy
   • ADFIAP speaks at World Bank forum
   • ADFIAP participates in sustainability workbench forum
   • ADFIAP, JBIC to introduce J-MRV to members

Partners Event

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Global Sustainable Finance Conference", September 8-9, 2011, Karlsruhe, Germany presented by the World Federation of Development Financing Institutions (WFDFI) and organized by ADFIAP and E-Tech Germany endorsed by UNEP Finance Initiative.

The Environmental & Social Risk Analysis (ESRA). Online Course provides in-depth and personalised training. Tutors engage with participants online on a daily basis, providing guidance and facilitating debates. As a participant, you will be involved in a range of activities, from simulating implementation of environmental and social policies and guidelines and analysing case studies, to carrying out exercises based on your own clients’ environmental and social impacts.

Member News

Plantersbank gets PRS A-plus issuer rating
EFIC's Producer Offset Loan supports export of Australian    documentary series
Bhutan DFCL's rural saving scheme boosts funding source
Aboriginal students from 37 schools across Canada qualify    forBDC's E-Spirit business plan competition finals
China DB promotes quality finance for water conservation    projects
Fiji NPF launches new SUPERtxt service
Pacific Island DB Board reviews operational results and    performance in 2010, elects new officers
Corporation Bank appoints new Brand Ambassador
DBP global dollar notes offering successful

Advocacy News
Phil Exim promotes and pursues corporate governance


Corporation Bank provides hassle-free delivery service to SME    clients
ADFIAP Consulting News
AC attends National Microfinance Stakeholders Summit
Partner/Network News

Green Buildings and the Finance Sector: An Overview of    Financial Institution Involvement in Green Buildings in North    America
Asian Development Outlook 2011 (published by the ADB)
Finding the Balance: Benchmarking the Performance of State-   Owned Enterprises in Fiji, Marshall Islands, Samoa,Solomon    Islands and Tonga (published by the ADB)

Other News/Resources

Doing Business in 2011: Making a Difference for Entrepreneurs    (published by IFC)

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2011 Calendar of Activities
February 4
Manila, Philippines
SME Center Asia Forum I (HELD)
March 21-25
Manila, Philippines
8th Study Tour Program-MSME Financing in the Philippines (HELD)
April 4-8
Seoul, Korea
9th Study Tour Program - SME Financing in Korea (Specialized for the African Association of DFIs) (HELD)
April 20-23
34th ADFIAP Annual Meetings (HELD)
May 12
Manila, Philippines
Green Finance: Tools & Opportunities for Banks
(Monitoring, Reporting & Verification of the GHG Emission Reductions in Green [J-MRV])
June 6-10
Bangkok, Thailand
11th Study Tour Program - MSME Financing in Thailand
June 20 -25
K. Lumpur, Malaysia
10th Study Tour Program - MSME Financing in Malaysia
(originally scheduled on May 2-6)
June 27&28
Manila, Philippines
Financial Inclusion: Regulations to Support MSME Financing Availability
July 4-8
Manila, Philippines
Institutionalizing Responsible Corporate Citizenship (Regional)
July 20-22
HCMC, Vietnam
Institutionalizing Responsible Corporate Citizenship (National)
July 26-29
Manila, Philippines
Islamic Banking Seminar: Banking without Interest (for AAIIBP, DBP and government regulatory agencies)
August 1-5
Tokyo, Japan
12th Study Tour Program on MSME in Japan
August 22-26
Manila, Philippines
Credit Risk Management
September 5-9
K. Lumpur, Malaysia
Key Performance Indicators
September 8-9
Karlsruhe, Germany
Global Sustainable Finance Conference
September 14-16
Mumbai, India
Institutionalizing Responsible Corporate Citizenship (National)
September 19-21
Bangkok, Thailand
Institutionalizing Responsible Corporate Citizenship (National)
October 9-14
K. Lumpur, Malaysia
Credit & Appraisal
(for AADFI)
October 17-21
K. Lumpur, Malaysia
Institutionalizing Responsible Corporate Citizenship (National)
Thimpu, Bhutan
November 14-18
Manila, Philippines
6th Core Development Bank Management Program (ACCP Level I)
Nov 21 - Dec 2
Manila, Philippines
5th Development Bank Management Program (ACCP Level II)
December 12-16
K. Lumpur, Malaysia
Islamic Banking Seminar
"Banking without Interest"

* Dates/Venue to be confirmed (click to view full calendar)

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