|GMS Conference 2020: 15-16 November, 2011, Bangkok, Thailand|
The Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries, through the GMS Working Group on Environment (WGE) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are organizing a GMS Conference 2020 on 15-16 November 2011 to benchmark economic developments of the decade spanning 2001-2010, its impact on growth, the wider distribution of economic benefits to the poor in the Subregion, and its overall effect on the environment in order to take a hard look at the next ten years 2011-2020 on emerging challenges of climate change and the need for appropriate responses.
We are weaving the discussion groups during the Conference around the Food – Water – Energy nexus.
For draft agenda, registration and for more details on how to submit your abstract, please visit our website:
Papers on the following themes relating to countries of the GMS are invited:
Dynamics of economic growth in the GMS – a retrospective view 2001-2010
Social development: poverty and gender
The regional integration model of the GMS
The tradeoffs between economic prosperity and social and environmental concerns
Impact of dynamic Growth on natural resources and environment
Emerging environmental themes: present and future challenges
Growth and food security
Land and water and climate change
The public-private-partnership role in development and environment
GMS Economic Outlook – 2020
Developmental outlook of the next decade: human resources and gender; social (human) development challenges
Climate change challenges
The emerging role of the private sector in mitigation and adaptation
Papers may be submitted for presentation in the conference and will be considered by the Conference Papers Review Committee (CPRC).
Submission of abstracts in electronic copy (in WORD or PDF format) should be sent to Dr. Hasan Moinuddin (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ms. Sarah Katz (email@example.com) no later than 30 June 2011.
On acceptance of the abstracts, authors/presenters will be invited to write up full papers to be submitted by 31 August 2011. Final acceptance will be notified by email by 30 September 2011.
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