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ADB Calls for Expanded Efforts to Address Water Security and Resilience in Asia and Pacific

Asia and the Pacific must greatly expand its efforts to address water security and resilience needs, ADB Managing Director General Woochong Um told the opening of the Asia Water Forum 2022.

ADB Calls for Expanded Efforts to Address Water Security and Resilience in Asia and Pacific

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10 Aug 2022 | News from Country Offices

ADB and Vanuatu Sign Grant for $5.3 Million Project That Targets Recovery of Poor and Vulnerable Groups from COVID-19

ADB and the Government of Vanuatu signed grant agreements for a project that aims to address the needs of poor and vulnerable groups affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, while building their resilience to external shocks in the future.

10 Aug 2022 | Video

WooChong Um on ADB’s Financing Partnerships in 2021

The ADB Partnership Report 2021 highlights the work of ADB and its partners in cofinancing development work in 2021, balancing the need to address short-term COVID-19 response with ensuring longer-term pandemic recovery.

09 Aug 2022 | News from Country Offices

ADB, Samoa Launch Tugboat as Part of Apia Port Project

ADB and the Government of Samoa participated in an inauguration ceremony for a new tugboat funded by the ADB-supported Apia Port project.

09 Aug 2022 | Video

From the Ground Up: How Khulna City Shifted from Groundwater to Surface Water

Learn about the lessons from the Khulna Water Supply Project in Bangladesh, which focused on converting water sources from groundwater to surface water to address increasing demand and widespread salinity intrusion.


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Addressing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment in International Development Projects

Blog Entry | 28 July 2022

Addressing Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment in International Development Projects

Large infrastructure projects financed by development organizations can increase the risks of sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment for women and girls in project communities. Policies need to be in place to protect these vulnerable communities.

Online Job Listings Rebounded Strongly After the Pandemic

Blog Entry | 25 July 2022

Online Job Listings Rebounded Strongly After the Pandemic

Official labor statistics take significant time to produce. In contrast, online job portals are already providing a window into labor demand in the post-pandemic job market.

Preparing Southeast Asia’s Youth to Enter the Digital Economy

Blog Entry | 15 July 2022

Preparing Southeast Asia’s Youth to Enter the Digital Economy

The pandemic erased millions of jobs in Southeast Asia. But the digital economy offers renewed hope particularly for young job-seekers—if they can learn the necessary skills.


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26 Sep 2022 | Manila, Philippines

55th ADB Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (Second Stage)

ADB will be holding the second stage of its 55th Annual Meeting from 26 to 30 September 2022.

26 Sep 2022 | Online via Zoom

Elderly Care System Development Forum – A Case Study of Yichang City and International Experience Exchange

ADB is hosting the Elderly Care System Development Forum sharing learnings from ADB’s elder care projects in Yichang City and promoting international experience exchange about the ageing population in the region.

07 Sep 2022 | Online

Call for Papers: 2022 Asia-Pacific Forum on Green and Low-carbon Development

The forum to be held from 7 to 9 September 2022 aims to explore the strategies for achieving carbon peaking and neutrality by policy and financial support, institutional strengthening and technological innovation.


 

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