Assessment of the Implementation of the Public Communications Policy in 2009

Institutional Document | April 2010

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), through its Public Communications Policy (PCP) which became effective on 1 September 2005, is committed to greater transparency and openness in its operations. The PCP promotes proactive external relations and improved access to information for stakeholders by expanding the range of publicly available documentation covering ADB operations.

Since 2005, ADB has monitored the implementation of the PCP and published the assessment in an annual report. This report is the fourth PCP annual report, covering 1 January-31 December 2009. A comprehensive review of the PCP has commenced in February 2010 and is expected to be completed by February 2011.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Stakeholders' Trust in and Ability to Engage with ADB
  • Proactive External Relations of ADB
  • Improved Access to Information on ADB Operations
  • Issues and Actions
  • Appendixes