The AIIA was represented at the Global Think Tank Summit in Yokohama 1-3 May, organised by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the University of Pennsylvania (TTCSP), and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Over 140 policy makers and thinkers from more than 90 organisations in over 40 countries came together to discuss the theme ‘Achieving Balanced Growth in Asia and the World for Sustainable Development: The Role of Think Tanks’.
A post-event summary can be found at https://www.adb.org/news/events/global-think-tank-summit-2017. Photos, videos and presentations of Summit sessions will be uploaded in the coming weeks. Videos will also be uploaded on the ADBI’s YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/ADBInstitute. ADBI will also make presentations available at http://www.scribd.com/ADBInstitute and photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/adbinstitute/
Interested viewers may like to see a video from Professor Muhammad Yunus, who was unable to attend the Summit: https://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/share/nKmuvHfX7zixOgKkJui1FJ7fs1XZCb4SnfEf9tsAyHz?ref_=cd_ph_share_link_copy.
Finally, please have a look at the Bank of Japan’s homepage, where Governor Kuroda’s keynote speech at the Summit is featured: http://www.boj.or.jp/en/announcements/press/index.htm/