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ADB Delivers Strong Results in Responding to COVID-19

ADB Delivers Strong Results in Responding to COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) swiftly met its clients’ coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic response needs in 2020 while remaining aligned with long-term strategic priorities. Read more

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News Release | 20 Apr 2021

$50 Million ADB Grant to Support COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout in Afghanistan

The Asian Development Bank today approved a $50 million grant to help the Government of Afghanistan procure and deploy safe, high-quality COVID-19 vaccines, and strengthen the country’s capacity to implement its vaccine program.

Video | 19 Apr 2021

Working Towards a Women-Focused Pandemic Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has multilayered gender impacts, affecting men and women differently and threatening the progress made in gender equality. Governments must take strong action to protect these hard-won gains.

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.


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