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|21 Mar 2012||
This document is the Lao translation of the paper which gives a summary of the joint Board and Management review held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in May 2010, which main objective was to examine the scope for improvements in the Accountability Mechanism. The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to...
|1 Oct 2011||
2011 Public Communications Policy (PCP) of the Asian Development Bank: Disclosure and Exchange of Information (Lao Translation)
ADB launched a review in February 2010 to assess the 2005 public communications policy’s (PCP) efficacy and recommend changes as necessary to improve and strengthen it. The review engaged interested individuals and organizations. Consultation drafts were released in June and November 2010. Extensive discussions of the policy were held with a wide range of stakeholders in a number of ADB...
|9 Oct 2010||
This publication is comprised of the two Asian Development Bank (ADB) documents: Integrity Principles and Guidelines (May 2010) and the Anticorruption Policy (July 1998). ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity investigates allegations of fraud, corruption, coercive practice, collusive practice, conflict of interest, obstructive practice, and related misconduct in ADB-financed...
|12 Jun 2009||
The Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS) builds upon the three previous safeguard policies on the environment, involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples, and brings them into one single policy that enhances consistency and coherence, and more comprehensively addresses environmental and social impacts and risks. The SPS aims to promote sustainability of project outcomes by protecting...
|4 Jun 2009||
The Energy Policy 2009 aligns ADB's energy operations to meet energy security needs, facilitate a transition to a low-carbon economy, and achieve ADB's vision of a region free of poverty. The policy represents a coherent translation of important elements of Strategy 2020 that prioritize energy-related objectives and identify the institutional capabilities needed for the future...
|26 Apr 2008||
ADB's Strategy 2020, approved in April 2008, reaffirms both ADB's vision of an Asia and Pacific free of poverty and mission to help its developing member countries improve their living conditions and quality of life. To achieve this, ADB will support three complementary development agendas: inclusive economic growth, environmentally sustainable growth, and regional integration...
|21 Feb 2005||
The Public Communications Policy of the Asian Development Bank: Disclosure and Exchange of Information (Lao translation)
ADB is engaged in one of the great endeavors of our time-the fight against poverty. It works in a region that is home to almost 700 million people who survive on less than $1 a day and almost 1.9 billion, well over a quarter of humankind, who live on less than $2 a day. ADB works to reduce poverty in two main ways. It gives financial support to specific projects and programs to reduce poverty...
|25 May 2003||
This Framework for Action (the Framework) was prepared by representatives of ADB, member country governments, nongovernment organizations (NGOs), and the private sector. The Framework seeks to give full effect to relevant ADB policies, in particular, the policy on Cooperation Between Asian Development Bank and Nongovernment Organizations (the Policy). The Framework was approved by the President...