January 2011 | Volume 9| Issue Number 1
Events In this Issue

 SME Center Asia Forum I
   February 4, 2011 | Manila, Philippines

 8th Study Tour Program - MSME Financing in the    Philippines
   March 21-25, 2011 | Manila, Philippines

 9th MSME Study Tour Program
    April 4-8, 2011 | Seoul, Korea

   • UNSGAB visits ADFIAP, explores water financing programs       from DFIs
   • ADFIAP Deputy Secretary General rejoins DBP
   • ADFIAP welcomes GCEL’s HumaWealth Program
   • Secretariat starts year with office blessing, planning       session
   • Eximbank India Singapore Res Rep visits Secretariat
   • ADFIAP Secretariat releases year-end report
   • ADFIAP adopts new financial reporting for 2010
   • IDF conducts 4th Level 2 credentialing program
   • ADFIAP presents green finance initiatives in SRI       Roundtable

Upcoming Main Event
34th ADFIAP Annual MeetingsMARK YOUR CALENDAR: 34th ADFIAP Annual Meetings, April 20-23, 2011, Kyrenia, North Cyprus


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

JBIC promotes GREEN and GATE initiatives
ADFIAP Member co-authors health diagnostic tool for public    development banks
DFCC Bank's I.T. company develops versatile mobile banking    platform
BDFC opens new remote branches to serve more clients
FDB, MoE sign MOU to teach financial literacy in Fiji secondary    schools
Amwal Credit offers trust and fiduciary services
DB Jamaica participates in government's energy security and    efficiency enhancement project
DBK successfully places USD 500M Eurobond
KDB injects 1Trillion Won into Daewoo Engineering

Advocacy News
ADFIAP, JBIC develop cooperation framework on green finance
LandBank to manage climate-change funds

JCORP adopts a broader dimension of CSR


EDB provides loan to Belarusian Bank to finance SMEs
NSIC organizes "Tehmart India 2010"
Partner/Network News

Promoting Financial Inclusion through Innovative Policies
Biodiversity offsets and the mitigation hierarchy: a review of    current application in the banking sector (A study conducted by    UNEP FI, PwC and BBOP)
Islamic Banking: A Guide for Small and Medium Enterprises (Guide    dealing with methods to access Islamic finance, and examining    the role of Islamic banking in assisting export activities of small    firm)
International Business Ethics: Managing for the Long Term    (CIPE's interview with Dr. Norman E. Bowie)

Other News/Resources

Enterprises in Asia: Fostering Dynamism in SMEs (an Asian    Development Bank publication)
Housing Finance in Asia (an Asian Development Bank publication)

2011 Calendar of Activities
February 4
Manila, Philippines
SME Center Asia Forum I
March 21-25
Manila, Philippines
8th Study Tour Program-MSME Financing in the Philippines
April 4-8
Seoul, Korea
9th MSME Study Tour Program - SME Financing in Korea (Specialized for the African Association of DFIs)
April 20-23
North Cyprus
34th ADFIAP Annual Meetings
May 2-6
K. Lumpur, Thailand
10th Study Tour Program - SME Financing in Malaysia
June 6-10
Bangkok, Thailand
11th Study Tour Program - SME Financing in Malaysia
August 22-26
Manila, Philippines
Key Performance Indicators for DFIs
September 8-9
Karlsruhe, Germany
Global Sustainable Finance Conference
October 10-14
Manila, Philippines
Credit Risk Management
Thimpu, Bhutan
November 14-18
Manila, Philippines
6th Core Development Bank Management Program (Level I)
Nov 21 - Dec 2
Manila, Philippines
5th Development Bank Management Program (Level II)
December 12-16
K. Lumpur, Malaysia
Islamic Banking Seminar
"Banking without Interest"

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

For interest in any or all of these events, please email ADFIAP at
[email protected]

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