2020 Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation (AADC) Webinar Series October 27, 2020 Across Asia, like other parts of the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has had significant implications for public health and safety, social and economic security, governance, and political stability. Many countries across Asia are facing challenges that impact their ability to contain the spread of the pandemic and the socio-economic crisis. In the face of such challenges, the Asian Approaches to Development Cooperation (AADC) aims to bolster Asia’s overall preparedness for the global pandemic by sharing the knowledge and responses to Covid-19 across the region and beyond. Organized jointly by KDI School of Public Policy and Management and The Asia Foundation, the AADC 2020 provides a forum for exchange of ideas among key international development experts in Asian nations on the changing landscape of international cooperation amidst and beyond Covid-19, producing recommendations to be shared with the public. Session I (November 11, 15:00 – 16:30 KST) New demands and dynam..

Impact for Breakfast September 09, 2020 Inaugural Event of Impact for Breakfast (IFB) Club Seoul IFB is an informal network of family offices, foundations, funds, venture philanthropy and intermediary organizations with a shared interest in social enterprise, entrepreneurship and impact investing. IFB members seek to learn from one another and to collaborate more effectively to increase their individual and collective impact. Launched in London in 2008, IFB has become a global network of communities spanning 14 cities including Geneva, New York, and San Francisco. The network’s 1600+ members are primarily impact investors and advisors as well as commercial banks and other organizations that wish to learn more about the sector. The invitation-only inaugural session of IFB Seoul on September 9, 2020 will discuss how the sector can build upon its strengths and address its weaknesses to increase its impact in Korea and the wider region. Professor Hannah Jun from Ewha University will present the findings of the sector assessment commissi..

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