ADB's Focus on Governance and Public Management
In the Spotlight
ADB is ramping up its efforts to help countries in the Asia and Pacific region combat money laundering and terrorism financing, according to the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity's 2017 Annual Report.
Samoa Deputy Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa successfully thrives in the world of politics and the unique social structure of Samoa. She shares with ADB her observations in such circumstances and other insights as a woman leader.
ADB's Board of Directors has approved $250 million in policy-based loans to support Azerbaijan's efforts to strengthen governance in the public sector and diversify the economy through greater private sector participation.
Handbook on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism for Nonbank Financial Institutions
The handbook provides guidance to nonbank financial institutions (NBFIs) on how to manage risks related to money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Good governance is critical for development. The lack of it hinders the delivery of public services, promotes corruption, and inhibits economic development.
ADB promotes good governance processes and practices for inclusive, participatory, and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.