Governance and Public Management
In the Spotlight
Cooperating to Combat Tax Evasion: Consultation Workshop on Enhancing Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes
The workshop will bring international experts to present latest information on developments in Exchange of Information and Transparency and to advise on policy and technical issues.
The objective of the program is to enhance participants’ skills in navigating the reform process by mobilizing multi-stakeholder groups and engaging them in the task of creating pro-reform coalitions.
ADB has helped restore basic services and livelihoods in war-torn parts of north-east Sri Lanka.
The ADB-World Bank memorandum of agreement was signed by ADB Philippine Country Director Richard Bolt and World Bank Country Director Motoo Konishi, and witnessed by Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Soliman in Ormoc City.
Poor governance holds back and distorts the process of development, and has a disproportionate impact on the poorer and weaker sections of society. Assisting developing countries in improving governance is therefore a strategic priority of ADB in its work to eliminate poverty in Asia and the Pacific.