Annual Report Summary of the Development Effectiveness Committee, 2015
This annual report summary presents the DEC’s discussions on the evaluation studies conducted by the Independent Evaluation Department (IED) pertaining to ADB policies, strategies, and completed operations for the period of 1 January to 31 December 2015.
The DEC held seven meetings in 2015, reviewed IED's findings and recommendations on ADB's institutional and development effectiveness, and provided feedback to IED and ADB Management. It commented on thematic and corporate evaluations conducted by IED, including (i) country assistance program evaluations on Papua New Guinea and the People’s Republic of China, (ii) evaluation on inclusive growth, (iii) ADB support to the Pacific small island states, (iv) country partnership strategy final review validation for Indonesia, and (v) ADF operations and ADB’s effort on regional cooperation and integration. It also reviewed the 2014 Annual Portfolio Performance Report.