The Government is systematically managing its development assistance, as required for better development results under the Paris Declaration on Aid effectiveness. The Government and 24 development partners, including ADB prepared a country action plan (CAP) to implement the Vientiane Declaration in 2007. The CAP included 40 time-bound actions under the five principles of ownership, alignment, harmonization and simplification, managing for results, and mutual accountability. ADB is closely cooperating with major bilateral and other multilateral development partners in the Lao PDR and assisting the Government in implementing the CAP. The new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) of ADB indicates that it will (i) emphasize applying regional knowledge and experience to development issues in the Lao PDR, and (ii) continue to manage, disseminate and share knowledge through seminars, workshops and meetings.
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The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.
The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.