Policies, Strategies, and Plans
Browse all governing rules and guiding strategies for ADB operations
Revised Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy
This paper presents ADB’s Revised Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy (RDEAP), providing an updated policy framework to enhance strategic guidance for ADB’s assistance for disasters and emergencies.
Revised Emergency Assistance Loan Policy
This paper presents ADB’s stand-alone revised emergency assistance loan (EAL) policy, which establishes the EAL modality as a policy separate from the Disaster and Emergency Assistance Policy (DEAP).
Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations and Small Island Developing States Approach
The fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS) and small island developing states (SIDS) approach—or FSA—represents an improved way of doing business for ADB in its most vulnerable developing member countries.
Report on Acceptance of Contributions in Support of Institutional Financing Partnerships (July-December 2020)
This report is prepared in accordance with the paper on Enhancing Operational Efficiency of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Institutional financing partnership contributions comprise contributions committed to single or multi-donor trust funds, financing partnership facilities, framework arrangements, and global funding initiatives.
Second Amendment to ADB’s Support to Enhance COVID-19 Vaccine Access
This paper proposes clarifications to the APVAX policy to ensure that ADB can flexibly meet DMC demands for vaccine support under a transparent and systematic framework while also providing adequate resources for non-COVID-19 operations.
Draft Energy Policy: Supporting Low Carbon Transition in Asia and the Pacific
This is a draft energy policy document for public consultation.
Pacific Urban Development, Water, and Sanitation Sector Road Map 2021–2025
This document lays out the vision and strategy of ADB for sustainable urban development programs, projects, and technical assistance in its Pacific developing member countries from 2021 to 2025.
Results Framework Indicator Definitions
This document is a compilation of definitions and methodologies for the results framework indicators defined in ADB Corporate Results Framework, 2019–2024.
Proposed Amendment to ADB’s Support to Enhance COVID-19 Vaccine Access
Given the developments since the start of the pandemic, ADB Management considers this an opportune time to review and update the APVAX vaccine eligibility criteria and requests Board approval to modify the criteria.
Safeguard Policy Statement Review and Update: Stakeholder Engagement Plan
The Safeguard Policy review and update (SPRU) process will adopt a robust Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP). The SEP describes the process and content for engagement with stakeholders throughout the SPRU process. The SEP adopts an inclusive and transparent consultation process to solicit feedback from the government, private sector, civil society organizations, affected communities, and other stakeholders that may be identified in the course of the review.