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ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific Welcomes Sri Lanka and Macao, China as 26th and 27th Full Members
The ADB/Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific welcomed Sri Lanka and Macao, China as new members today.
New Solutions Needed to Meet Challenges of Asia's Two Faces, ADB President Tells Annual Meeting
Asia and Pacific countries should work together to reduce disparities within the region by sustaining high economic growth and spreading the advantages of growth to the disadvantaged, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda told the official opening of ADB's 39th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors today.
ADB President Calls for Enhanced Collaboration with Civil Society
Collaboration between ADB and civil society organizations is needed at all levels to attain the Millennium Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda told a meeting today in Hyderabad.
Record Participation by Civil Society in ADB's Annual Meeting
More than 150 representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs) from 80 organizations in 24 countries have registered to participate in ADB's 39th Annual Meeting program, starting tomorrow in Hyderabad, India.
ADB Boosting Civil Society's Role in the Fight Against Corruption
ADB will help strengthen the role of civil society in the fight against corruption through a technical assistance grant of US$150,000.
ADB Bars 40 Firms, 33 People Due to Corruption in 2005
ADB barred 40 firms and 33 individuals last year as a result of its corruption investigations, according to a new report by ADB's Integrity Division. This makes a total of nearly 250 firms and individuals banned from working for ADB since it began investigating corruption allegations in 1998.
ADB's New Strategy for Bangladesh Earmarks $1.8 Billion in Loans over 3 Years
In a landmark harmonization initiative, ADB released today a Country Strategy and Program (CSP) for 2006-2010 devised with its development partners to support the Bangladesh Government in its aim of halving poverty and improving human development.
Slow Progress Being Made on Combating Corruption, ADB VP Tells Beijing Conference
One third of public investment is being lost through corruption in Asia and the Pacific, an ADB Vice-President told a major conference in Beijing.
Governments and Private Sector Must Do More to Fight Corruption, Conference Finds
Asia and Pacific governments and businesses need to tackle corruption more aggressively to reduce growing social inequality and sustain economic growth.
ADB to Promote Economic Growth, Poverty Reduction and Capacity Building in Afghanistan
ADB's lending program to Afghanistan is projected to amount to about US$200 million per year between 2006 and 2008, according to the Country Strategy and Program (CSP) Update endorsed by ADB's Board of Directors.