European Representative Office
In the Spotlight
ADB returned to the US dollar bond market with the pricing of a dual tranche $1.75 billion 5-year and $1.25 billion 10-year global benchmark bond issue.
Data from satellites orbiting the Earth are proving to be a rich resource not just for scientists but for development professionals too. Starting in 2014, ADB is collaborating with the European Space Agency (ESA) in improving project planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation by using satellite data.
The growth outlook for developing Asia and the Pacific remains steady, even though momentum slowed in the second half of 2014, but the declining oil prices represent a golden opportunity for many beneficial reforms, ADB says in a new report.
The Cook Islands’ dependence on fossil fuels will be reduced under a project to build solar-powered plants on six of its islands, funded by ADB, the European Union, and the Government of Cook Islands.
The European Representative Office (ERO) was established in 1996 to enhance public awareness of and support for ADB in 17 European member countries. ERO engages with a wide range of stakeholders, in particular with key decision makers and opinion leaders in governments, development agencies, international institutions, the private sector and civil society. It also works with the media to reach out to wider audience groups, including the general public.
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