Asia 2050: the sustainable route to prosperity





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Published on Sep 18, 2012

UNIDO organized a round table discussion on the sustainable future of Asia which featured prominent development policymakers and practitioners from the region. The event took place at the Austria Center in Vienna.

The event titled, "Asia 2050: the sustainable route to prosperity", was co-hosted by the Asian Development Bank, the Austrian Research Foundation for International Development, and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.

The event brought together regional experts and policymakers from Asian countries, as well as international practitioners in the field, representatives of industry, regional and international organizations and civil society organizations working in the fields of sustainable development, trade and commerce.

Among the participants were:
Paul Hohnen, Sustainability Strategies
Anne Booth, University of London
Rae Kwon Chung, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Daisuke Hiratsuka, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Bindu Lohani, Asian Development Bank (AsDB)
Aiguo Lu, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Khemmani Pholsena, Government of Lao PDR
Alessandra D'Amico, Cambodian Professional Networking Association
João Carlos Ferraz, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)
Lalith Goonatilake, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Wolfgang Lutz, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Ramesh Subramaniam, Asian Development Bank (AsDB)
Norio Yamamoto, Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) Research Foundation Japan
James Zhan, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Kandeh Yumkella, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Jeung-Soo Huh, Korea Energy Management Corporation (KEMCO)
Misako Kaji, University of Tokyo
Rajiv Kumar, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
Erastus Mwencha, African Union Commission (AUC)
Taizo Nishikawa, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Chrstine Schösser, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber


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