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How ADB is Helping Power the Pacific

How ADB is Helping Power the Pacific

The Asian Development Bank is heavily invested in the Pacific by promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy resources, expanding access to energy, and promoting energy sector reform, capacity building, and effective governance.

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News Release | 12 Mar 2021

$400 Million ADB Loan to Help the Philippines Purchase COVID-19 Vaccines

The Philippines today became the first recipient of financing support under ADB's Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility with approval of a $400 million loan that will help the country purchase safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19.

Publication | 23 Mar 2021

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Leaving No Country Behind

This report examines the implications of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic for the Sustainable Development Goals, and opportunities for recovery.

Collaboration for Resilient and Green Recovery

ADB’s Annual Meetings have become a premier forum for the discussion of economic and social development issues in Asia and the Pacific.

Watch the CNBC Debate on 3 May 2021, 9:30 a.m. (Manila time), on this page.

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EVENT | 28 APR 2021

Asian Development Outlook 2021 Launch

Developing Asia’s recovery has strengthened but recovery paths vary widely and are threatened by renewed outbreaks and vaccination challenges. What lies ahead for the region? Join the online event via Zoom on 28 April, 2:00 p.m., Manila time (GMT+8). Register now

Photo Essay | 18 Mar 2021

Caring for the Vulnerable in Tonga

In the Pacific island state of Tonga, an ADB project helped build the capacity to look after the elderly and children with disabilities.

Accelerating Inclusive Sanitation

ADB Sanitation Dialogue 2021
#ASD2021

In Asia and the Pacific, 453 million people still defecate in the open, while 1.2 billion people have no access to basic sanitation services. To meet SDG 6.2 on sanitation for all, the region must flush away business as usual by applying the citywide inclusive sanitation (CWIS) approach. More

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Article | 07 Apr 2021

Solving Urban Challenges with Citywide Inclusive Sanitation

Sanitation for all may be enshrined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 6.2), but achieving this target will require a change from business as usual approaches.

Blog Entry | 05 Apr 2021

5 Key Insights to Achieving Improved Citywide Sanitation

Change management, effective public–private partnership, and regulation are crucial to the success of citywide inclusive sanitation programs.

Blog Entry | 19 Nov 2020

Many people take toilets for granted. More than a billion in Asia don’t have that luxury

Investments in safe, adequate and affordable water, sanitation, and hygiene facilities must be sustained and result in improved services and a less polluted environment for everyone, particularly the poorest and most vulnerable in Asia and the Pacific.

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