The ADFIAP 38th Annual Meeting, (Association of development financing institutions in Asia and the Pacific) is hosted by the Vietnam Development Bank in Nha Trang on May 13-15, 2015 with the theme: “DFIs & Sustainable Infrastructure: Policy Framework, Operational Best practices and Challenges”. Mr. khadem the Board Member of Tose`e Ta`avon Bank along with Mr. Qaed Manager of Internation Division of To`se`e Ta`avon Bank will be on the meeting
ADFIAP’s history and main activities
Founded on October 1st, 1976, ADFIAP is a non-governmental organization to respond to the need of development banks in the region to be linked and mutually supported to improve the development finance.
Originally, ADFIAP had 31 members signing the charter under the aegis of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) - a special member of the Association. Until now ADFIAP has become a large organization with 131 member-institutions in 45 countries and territories in the Asia - Pacific.
ADFIAP is the focal point of all development banks and other financial institutions engaged in the financing of development in the Asia – Pacific region. Its mission is to advance sustainable development through its members. ADFIAP is also a founding member of the World Federation of development financing institutions composed of regional associations in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East. ADFIAP is a NGO with advisory function together with the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council. Permanent Secretariat of ADFIAP is based in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
ADFIAP’s establishment is to advance sustainable development by strengthening, enhancing capacity of members and its human resources, and advocating development of finance innovations. Through the provision of development finance services by its members, ADFIAP envisions a future of sustainable economic, environmental and social development and growth in the region, with its people as the ultimate beneficiaries.
The sustainable development of ADFIAP is defined by the satisfaction of current needs of human but no harm to the needs of future generations on three aspects: economy, environment and society. Development focuses on economic effectiveness, environment protection and social equality– inclusive development.
Governance: General Assembly is ADFIAP’s highest body that meets every two years to elect the Board of Directors of the Association and passes upon organizational matters. The Board of Directors is composed of no more than 30 duly elected voting members who by their turn to elect one Chairman and three Vice Chairmen. Secretary General is one member of the Board.
Management: The Association is managed by a Secretary General assisted by Heads of service units that constitute the Secretariat. The Secretariat has a fully functioning business center and full-time professional staff to carry out its programs, engagements, and missions. Its serving targets are members, projects on training & credentialing, information, finance & administration. The Association’s Asia-Pacific Institute for Development Finance conducts regular training courses and manages the credentialing program of the Association. The ADFIAP Board of Directors has the mission to define future, vision, mission and operational goals of the Association.
ADFIAP’s service units
- ADFIAP’s Asia-Pacific Institute of Development Finance (IDF): ADFIAP’s Asia-Pacific Institute of Development Finance (IDF) conducts regular training and capacity-building activities under two types: fully or partially subsidized. Those programs are organized and implemented by sponsors.
- ADFIAP Consulting (AC): The consulting and advisory service units of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP), sets the focal point in 127 current member-institutions in 44 countries and territories engaging in the financing of sustainable development.
- ADFIAP Responsible Citizenship Institute (ARC Institute): The CSR and outreach unit of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP), sets the focal point in 127 current member-institutions in 44 countries and territories engaging in the financing of sustainable development.