Proceedings: GMS 2020 International Conference

This publication provides all the presentations, speeches, discussions and papers from the GMS 2020 International Conference: Balancing Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability. The event, which was held in Bangkok 20-21 February 2012, focused on the Food-Water-Energy nexus and was attended by more than 230 delegates from the subregion and beyond.

As the full proceedings file is large (11mb), as an alternative you can download by session.

Published: 5th September 2012


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ADB Speech: Opening Statement at the 20th Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Ministerial Conference - Stephen Groff

31st December 1969

Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen: 

I am very pleased to join you at this 20th Ministerial Conference of the Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program. I would like to thank our host, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, for their impressive work in organizing this conference, for the hospitality extended to all of the participants. I would also like to express my sympathy to the government and people of Myanmar in light of the human, physical and social losses resulting from the recent devastating floods and landslides. The Asian Development Bank is assisting the government in disaster relief, recovery and rehabilitation. 

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GMS Atlas of the Environment - 2nd Edition

31st December 1969

Prepared for the 20th Anniversary of the GMS, this second edition of the Atlas offers a unique overview of the exquisite beauty and diversity of the subregion’s natural environment. It also highlights the tremendous progress made by the GMS countries, as well as the need to address the increasing risks that they face. 

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