2nd Meeting of the GMS Urban Development Working Group

The 2nd Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Urban Development Working Group was held in Manila, Philippines from 4–5 July 2018. The objectives of the meeting were to:

  • update the GMS Regional Investment Framework and progress of the regional and national urban projects included in the GMS Urban Development Strategic Framework 2015–2022,
  • share information on regional projects financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in other sectors in the subregion and South Asia (transport, health, and tourism), and
  • discuss the revised approach and the future pipeline of the GMS Corridor Towns Development Project.

The meeting was chaired by Eri Honda, Principal Urban Development Specialist at ADB's Southeast Asia Department. GMS Urban Development Working Group members from Cambodia, People’s Republic of China, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, and ADB participated in the event.

Manila Water hosted site visits for the participants at its facilities in Quezon City, Philippines.