Workshop & Training

RKSI Consultation Meeting and Website Launch

14 Jul 2016 Beijing, The People's Republic of China

ADB East Asia Department’s  Deputy Director General Amy Leung and the PRC’s Ministry of Finance representative Yao Licheng opened the meeting on 14 July in Beijing. Participants from over 20 partner organizations discussed achievements during the ADB-PRC Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative (RKSI)’s three years of operation, including over 20 regional knowledge sharing events and knowledge services. ADB and stakeholders confirmed support for RKSI and agreed on a mid-term strategy for sharing the PRC’s development experience and lessons learned to other developing member countries. The RKSI website was launched at the meeting.


14:30 – 14:50Opening Remarks

  • Xinning Jia, Deputy Country Director, ADB Resident Mission in the PRC

  • Cheng Zhijun, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Finance, the PRC

  • Amy Leung, Deputy Director General, East Asia Department, ADB

14:50 – 15:05RKSI Achievements, 2016 Work Plan and Website Introduction
Fei Yu, RKSI Coordinator
15:05 – 15:40Addresses by Partners
Chair: Amy Leung

  • Li Kouqing, Director General, Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute

  • Tan Weiping, Deputy Director General, International Poverty Reduction Center in China

  • Feng Wei, Director, Development Research Center of the State Council

  • Wu Zengfeng, Director, Ministry of Civil Affairs

  • Pamela C. Asis-Layugan, Training and Capacity Building Consultant, ADB-GMS Secretariat

15:40 – 16:30Round Table Discussion on RKSI Strategy for the Next Phase
Chair: Amy Leung

RKSI Strategy Recommendations
Robert Hood, Strategy Advisor

Objectives and evaluation indicators
Partners and Networks
Program Design and Delivery

Summary of Decisions
Next Steps

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