Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office
In the Spotlight
ADB President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Palau, Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. and the Minister for Finance and ADB Governor, Elbuchel Sadang, to discuss the country’s infrastructure investment and economic reform efforts to support stronger tourism growth in the island nation.
An undersea fiber-optic cable network is banishing Tonga’s long-standing isolation and ushering in the wired world of the 21st century.
Most Pacific economies are unlikely to be significantly affected by heightened uncertainty in the global economy, says ADB's July 2016 issue of the Pacific Economic Monitor.
ADB is supporting projects across the Pacific that boost internet access, bringing education, healthcare, and communications to millions of isolated islanders.
Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO) is ADB's representative office in Sydney, Australia, and also acts as a focal point for New Zealand. It is involved in programming, processing, and administration of assistance in Nauru, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.
PLCO is also committed to promoting private sector development across all 14 of ADB's Pacific developing member countries via the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative, which is co-financed by Australian Aid.