3rd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit

28 March 2017
3rd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit

Name of event: 3rd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit
Date start and finish: 14-15 June 2017
Location:MICC2, Nay Pyi Taw, Maynmar
Event website: http://asia.aidforum.org
Organising body: Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)
The 3rd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit will take place on 14-15 June 2017 in Nay Pyi Taw, the capital city of Myanmar (Burma).
Gathering 250+ humanitarian and development professionals, The Aid & Development Asia Summit will bring together regional and global expertise to discuss innovations and partnerships for aid and development programmes in Asia, with a particular focus on Myanmar.
The Summit will offer an unparalleled opportunity for knowledge exchange, cross-sector engagement and collaboration between UN, government agencies, local and international NGOs, Red Cross, development banks, investors, associations, media and the private sector.
Be part of this year’s Aid & Development Asia Summit and:
Compare your approaches with peers and build long lasting partnerships and alliances with UN and government agencies, NGOs, donors, and the private sector
Hear latest policy and project updates and influence the debate on improving humanitarian aid operations and infrastructure resilience – especially in Myanmar
Exchange best practice and discover innovations in health & WASH, agriculture and infrastructure resilience, humanitarian logistics, use of (mobile) technology for development programmes
Gain first hand insights from development banks, donors and government agencies on their financing priorities and funding guidelines
Agenda Topics:
Improving health resilience & addressing current health threats (dengue, Zika, malaria, TB, HIV)
Ensuring access to safe drinking water and sanitation
Building resilient infrastructure to better support SDGs
Improving lives and livelihoods and the safety of displaced people
Utilising mobile technology to better reach and engage communities
Improving connectivity, social networks and data exchange
Financing of development and aid programmes in Myanmar