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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Armenia
  • Indonesia
  • Papua New Guinea
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Approved
Bank Risk Rating: U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Board Decision Date: 2016-12-12
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Borrower or Client: Regional
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  • Law and Government
Investment Type(s): Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 1.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-11-01
Disclosure Date: 2016-06-08
Strengthening Government and Civil Society Cooperation in Open Government Partnership to I

Project Description
According to ADB website, ADB's Strategy 2020 identifies good governance and capacity development as one of the five drivers of change, and puts it as mainstream of ADB operations. In the Midterm Review of Strategy 2020, ADB will help strengthen governance systems and institutional capacities to support effective, timely, and corruption-free delivery of public services. ADB's Governance Policy (1995) identified transparency, accountability, participation, and predictability as four pillars of sound governance. Presently, all CPSs address governance and capacity issues, in part through the mandatory requirement for CPSs and operations in priority sectors to be informed by governance risk assessments (GRAs).
Investment Description
Contact Information
Project Officer: Buentjen, Claudia Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main
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