ADB and Civil Society
In the Spotlight
ADB wants more civil society organizations involved in its projects, from the design through evaluation. This primer gives an overview of how ADB and civil society works together, and tips on how NGOs can bid for ADB-financed contracts. Read more
Close to 300 civil society representatives participated in the 49th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors, held on 2-5 May 2016, in Frankfurt, Germany.
Highlights of ADB's 49th Annual Meeting in Frankfurt
Key events of ADB's 49th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, held in Frankfurt, Germany, from 2 to 5 May 2016.
Young people from around the world attending the 3rd Asian Youth Forum at ADB's headquarters in Manila talk about the issues that most concern them in today's uncertain times.
ADB works in partnership with a broad range of civil society organizations to strengthen its efforts to reduce poverty.
Working at the grassroots level, CSOs fill a vital space in the development process, giving voice to marginalized communities, providing expertise and knowledge, testing innovative approaches to poverty reduction, and ensuring beneficiary participation in projects.
ADB cooperates with CSOs to increase the effectiveness, quality, and sustainability of its operations.