Reshaping Cities in the Post-COVID-19 World

Organizers: Asian Development Bank
Date and time
29 July 2021
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm Manila Time

This webinar examined the challenges faced by cities in battling the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. It also discussed how cities can play the role of job creators and engines of growth and what the private sector can do to reshape cities.

The webinar was organized by the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Southeast Asia Department (SERD). The SERD Policy Talk (SPOT) features conversations on new ideas and development beyond office walls. It aims to inspire people to explore issues outside their normal area of work and encourages active interaction and debate among the participants with their varied perspectives and approaches.


  • Thuy Trang Dang, Senior Urban Development Specialist, ADB
  • Arghya Sinha Roy, Principal Climate Change Specialist (Climate Change Adaptation), ADB   
  • Jiang Yi, Principal Economist, ADB
  • Sanjay Grover, Public-Private Partnership Specialist, ADB

Download event report.