The United Kingdom has committed £11.8 million to the newly established Regional Malaria and Other Communicable Disease Threats Trust Fund to help ADB's developing members combat malaria and other communicable diseases.
The Philippines will conduct a comprehensive review of its Local Government Code for the first time. The review is the centerpiece of an ADB-funded reform program that will help improve municipal revenues and basic services.
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.