9 January 2020: The Asia-Pacific Conference on Financing for Inclusive and Sustainable Development—organized by ESCAP, the Government of Bangladesh and the Asian Development Bank—took place on 10-12 December 2019, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The main topic of discussion was how investment and international development cooperation may be scaled up, and how countries may diversify both private and public financial flows through tax systems, capital markets, climate finance and development aid. To read a more detailed summary of the conference discussions, refer to the IISD website or visit the Conference website.