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North American Representative Office (NARO)

The NARO in Washington, DC enhances ADB's presence in Canada and the United States.

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In the Spotlight

Publication

Asian Development Bank and Afghanistan: Fact Sheet

ADB assistance to Afghanistan is closely aligned with the country’s National Peace and Development Framework, self-reliance and reform agendas, and national priority programs.

Project Result / Case Study

Investing in Asia’s maiden green bonds

Green bonds are an increasingly viable option for investors in Asia, like pension and superannuation funds, looking to get involved in green sustainable financing.

Cofinancing with Canada and the United States

Building strong partnerships with diverse institutions is a major focus of ADB's Strategy 2030 to mobilize more resources for its sovereign and nonsovereign operations. Here are ADB cofinancing projects with Canada and the United States of America.

Fiji 2019: ADB Annual Meeting

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank will be held in Fiji from Wednesday, 1 May to Sunday, 5 May 2019.

Our Role


Raise public awareness about ADB and the Asia-Pacific region in North America.


Mobilize resources from the public and private sectors in North America for ADB operations.


Act as a liaison between ADB's Manila Headquarters and North American policymakers and major stakeholders, and strengthen collaboration with other multilateral institutions based in North America.

Fact Sheets

ADB and Canada

Canada has contributed $7.72 billion in capital subscription as of 31 December 2018. It has contributed and committed $2.11 billion to Special Funds since joining in 1966.

ADB and the United States

The United States has contributed $23.04 billion in capital subscription as of 31 December 2018. It has contributed and committed $4.85 billion to Special Funds since joining in 1966.

Staff

Bart ÉDES (Mr) | Read profileRepresentative  E-mail
Fei YU (Ms)Deputy Representative  E-mail
Jeffrey GELMAN (Mr)External Relations Officer  E-mail
Rohullah OSMANI (Mr)Associate Administration and Communications Coordinator  E-mail
Jerome HERRADURA (Mr)Executive Assistant  E-mail
 

Contact

North American Representative Office (NARO)

900 17th Street NW, Suite 900
Washington DC 20006

 Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday

  Tel +1 202 7281500
  Fax +1 202 3319550
  Email
 @ADB_America
 adbnaro