Seminar & Lecture Series

ADB-PRC Seminar Series Decentralization, Local Governance and Local Economic Development in Mongolia

3-4.30 pm Beijing Time, 21 Jul 2021 Zoom

The webinar will feature an overview of Mongolia’s system of decentralized governance, followed by an empirical assessment of how these features translate into the actual and practical working environment for subnational governments. The session will provide opportunities to interact with practitioners and academic experts in the fields of public administration, public finance and economics.

How to Join

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Agenda
3:00–3:10 pmOpening
 Chair: Emma Fan, Director, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Regional Cooperation Division (EAPF), East Asia Department (EARD), Asian Development Bank (ADB)
 Welcome Remarks
 Bruno Carrasco, Director General concurrently Chief Compliance Officer, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC), ADB
3:10–3:50 pmPresentation
 Hans van Rijn, Principal Public Management Specialist, EAPF, EARD, ADB
 Roger Shotton, Managing Director, Local Development Associates
3:50–4:05 pmDiscussants
4:05–4:25 pmSummary / Discussions
4:25–4:30 pmClosing Remarks
 Pavit Ramachandran, Country Director, Mongolia Resident Mission, EARD, ADB
8:45 – 9:00Opening
Yolanda Fernandez Lommen, Country Director, ADB PRC Resident Mission
9:00 – 9:10Welcome Remarks
M. Teresa Kho, Director General, East Asia Department (EARD), ADB
9:10 – 9:50Presentations
Hans van Rijn, Principal Public Management Specialist, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Regional Cooperation Division (EAPF), EARD, ADB
Ehtisham Ahmad, Professor, Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics
9: 50 – 10:05Discussants
Emma Fan, Director, Public Management, Financial Sector, and Regional Cooperation Division, EARD, ADB
10:05 – 10:25Summary / Discussions
10: 25 – 10:30Closing

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