Regional: Strengthening the Asian Ombudsman Association

Sovereign Project | 42081-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Strengthening the Asian Ombudsman Association
Project Number 42081-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6465-REG: Strengthening the Asian Ombudsman Association
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 900,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Law and judiciary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The book on Ombudsmanship was published online.

The TA is expected to be financially closed on 15 September 2011.

Geographical Location Pakistan

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The Pakistan Federal Ombudsman has requested ADB support for strengthening AOA.
During Project Implementation International and national experts were engaged as resource persons for the capacity building programs, particularly those related to international best practices and norms.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will require 7 person-months of international experts and resource persons and 28 person-months of national consulting services. Of the national consultants, one expert will be engaged in a long-term basis to provide inputs on to enhance the effectiveness of the resource center. All experts, including resource persons and national consultants will be hired as individual consultants according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Michiel Van der Auwera
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
same as above
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


Concept Clearance 18 Apr 2008
Fact Finding 10 Mar 2008 to 24 Mar 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 May 2008
Last PDS Update 02 Sep 2011

TA 6465-REG

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Jun 2008 - 24 Jun 2008 30 Jun 2010 15 Jun 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
900,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 900,000.00 24 Jun 2008 779,232.40
Title Document Type Document Date
Strengthening the Asian Ombudsman Association TA Completion Reports Oct 2011
Strengthening the Asian Ombudsman Association Technical Assistance Reports Jun 2008

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