This report includes brief summaries of the different sessions from the Asia LEDS Forum 2013, including highlights of plenary remarks, panel discussions, concurrent session presentations, and group discussions. It also includes suggestions from participants related to support that the Asia LEDS Partnership could provide for members in 2014.
The Asia LEDS Forum 2013: Putting LEDS into Practice brought together 250 representatives from 22 Asian and Pacific countries and peers from Africa, South America, North America, and Europe. Participants represented national and subnational governments, international organizations, civil society groups, academic institutions, and businesses. The event was the second annual gathering of the Asia LEDS Partnership, a regional network that supports peer-to-peer learning, knowledge sharing, and improved coordination among governmental and non-governmental partners to help Asian countries achieve transformative, sustainable economic growth. The Asia LEDS Partnership is one of three regional platforms of the LEDS Global Partnership.