Governance and Public Management
In the Spotlight
Development policy makers are recognizing that engaging citizens and civil society can complement government efforts to promote good governance.
The signing of Rajasthan Urban Sector Development program marks the first occasion for ADB to couple a policy loan to support urban sector reforms with a project loan to improve urban services over the long term.
Proceedings of the Third South Asia Judicial Roundtable on Environmental Justice for Sustainable Green Development
This publication documents the proceedings of the Third South Asia Judicial Roundtable on Environmental Justice for Sustainable Green Development held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The roundtable culminated in the adoption of the Colombo Action Plan consisting of concrete steps and measures toward the development of environmental rule of law.
New ADB research sheds light on the links between governance, public service delivery, and citizens' empowerment, providing a way forward for pro-poor services in Asia and the Pacific.
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.