Toward a New Asian Development Bank in a New Asia: Report of the Eminent Persons Group to The President of the Asian Development Bank

Publication | March 2007

The Eminent Persons Group was established in June 2006 to provide views on the future of the region and recommendations on the role of ADB. The Group studied the changes that have occurred in the region and considered the key driving forces of future development. It then developed a set of recommendations for consideration when refining ADB's long-term strategy. This report represents the consensus views of the Group.


  • Executive Summary
  • ADB in a Region of Paradoxes and Rapid Change
  • Transformation of Asia and the Pacific: A New Era by 2020
  • A New ADB in a New Asia
  • New Operational Priorities: Realizing the Vision of the New ADB
  • The Path Ahead: Moving Toward the New ADB
  • Annexes

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • 040607

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