Summary of the Analytical Study for the Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Cultural Heritage (Draft for Consultation)

Institutional Document | December 2021

This document provides a summary of the analytical study on Cultural Heritage. Views and comments on this consultation draft are welcome until 28 February 2022.

This document reviews ADB’s current safeguard policy framework and documentation of practices and challenges in the area of cultural heritage, and undertakes a broad comparison of the requirements of other relevant safeguard frameworks utilized by other multilateral financial institutions (MFI). It also looks at other related environmental aspects and emerging issues not currently covered in existing MFI policies and presents its initial findings for further development and discussion with various stakeholders.


  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Cultural Heritage in ADB SPS, 2009
  • Cultural Heritage Study Findings

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • Safeguards
  • 8
  • 8.5 x 11

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