ADB’s Accountability Mechanism: Strengthening Partnerships

Publication | November 2014

Accountability, transparency, openness, and public consultation are critical elements for success in any development initiative. This booklet highlights the first 10 years of ADB's accountability mechanism.

This booklet highlights the first 10 years of the ADB Accountability Mechanism—including processes and procedures, experiences on cases received, and lessons learned. This also features specific case studies on complaints handling of ADB-assisted projects, outcomes of compliance review and problem solving, and practical insights in engaging and strengthening partnerships with project stakeholders.


  • Because Trust Matters
  • Our Journey
  • Engaging ADB’s Accountability Mechanism
  • Our Journey Forward

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB accountability mechanism
  • ARM146891-2

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