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Public-Private Partnerships Programs

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Third TOD Knowledge Sharing Seminar

"Japan’s History of TOD and Application of Japanese TOD model in Developing Countries"

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Tokyo 17:30-19:30

TDLC co-hosted its Third TOD Knowledge Sharing Seminar on May 17, 2016 with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) and Ministry of Finance (MOF) its Third TOD Knowledge Sharing Seminar on May 17, 2016.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Knowledge Sharing Seminars on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)

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International Conference on Sustainable Development through “Quality Infrastructure Investment”

January 20-21, 2016

The World Bank in commemoration of the launch of the Phase III of the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) partnership will host the first annual International Conference on Sustainable Development through “Quality Infrastructure” on January 20-21, 2016.

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Knowledge Sharing Seminars on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)

Summer 2015 - Present

Cities in developing countries are growing at an unprecedented rate and scale. With rising incomes, cities will expand outward. Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is one of the most promising means of reversing the trend of sprawl and placing cities in developing countries on a sustainable pathway.

The World Bank Group in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), will be hosting a series of videoconference seminars and other knowledge sharing activities on Transit-Oriented Development at the Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC).

The seminar series is intended for World Bank Group staff and policy makers and practitioners of national and local governments, particularly of urban development, transport, environment, and transit departments and housing authorities, private developers, and academics.

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Regulatory and Institutional Frameworks for Private-Public Partnership in the Tokyo Station Area

Knowledge Sharing Seminar on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)

Thursday, October 8th, 2015
Tokyo 15:00-17:00

The WBG Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) will host a seminar on sharing good practices on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) on October 8, 2015 from 15:00-17:00 (JST). In this seminar, speakers will introduce how the Tokyo Station area, Japan’s oldest Western-style office district first developed at the turn of the 20th century transformed itself into one of the most economically and socially dynamic, environmentally sustainable, and resilient public places in Japan by focusing on the regulatory and institutional frameworks that were conducive to the success of the redevelopment. A mixed panel from the academia, private sector, government officials and WB staff will discuss how lessons learned from the project can be adapted to developing country contexts.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see Knowledge Sharing Seminars on Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)

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Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) Dialogue Series

Hosted quarterly

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The JSDF Dialogue Series was initiated by the World Bank Group Trust Funds and Partnerships (DFPTF), formerly the World Bank Global Partnerships and Trust Fund Operations (CFPTO), the World Bank Tokyo Office, and the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) in 2012, to disseminate the results from the program among practitioners, academia, CSOs, and other Japanese stakeholders. It aims to highlight the achievements and lessons learned from projects funded by JSDF around the world and to connect stakeholders and the Japanese general public with project beneficiaries and implementers for disseminating good practices and encouraging further communication and knowledge exchange among various actors. The Dialogue Series is hosted at TDLC on a quarterly basis.

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PPPs for Infrastructure in Asia Pacific: Global Challenges and constraints

December 16th and 17th, 2009

The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) organized a symposium on “PPPs for Infrastructure in Asia Pacific: Global Challenges and constraints” on December 16 and 17, 2009. The event was held at Asian Development Bank (ADB) Headquarters in Manila, Philippines with video links offered in Bangkok, Guiyan, Hanoi, Jakarta, Melbourne, Shanghai and Tokyo

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Inclusive and Sustainable Development Partnerships: Business and Public Sector

A seminar presented by The World Bank Group, JICA, and supported by Global Compact

February 23, 2009, 11:00am-1:00pm

New Direction on CSR and Public Private Partnerships amidst Global Crises

The Japanese private sector has been at the forefront in establishing quality environmental management systems and CSR reporting. This seminar provided an opportunity to promote dialogue to enhance ethical and sustainable business practices in developing countries by connecting audiences in 7 countries.

imageSpeakers at the seminar, including Mr. Sanjay Pradhan, Vice President, WBI and Mr. Toshinori Doi, Director, Development Institutes Division, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance of Japan, provided context and overview of essential issues to build “inclusive and sustainable business practice” to enhance business competitiveness of private corporations and at the same time, contributed to the realization of sustainable growth of developing countries.

This session is part of a larger program. For more information see CSR for Sustainable Business and Development

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