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Summary of Proceedings: 44th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors
(Asian Development Bank, 2011-05-03)
This publication summarizes the proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors,held in Ha Noi, Viet Nam from 5 to 6 May 2011.
Managing Conflict of Interest: Frameworks, Tools, and Instruments for Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Conflict of Interest: Proceedings of the 5th Regional Seminar on making international anti-corruption standards operational
(Asian Development Bank, 2008-06-30)
Conflict of interest (COI) is recognized as a key factor contributing to corruption in its myriad forms. However, policies and regulatory frameworks to detect and manage COIs are weak in many countries. Conscious of the urgent need to strengthen these ...
Governance, Corruption and Public Financial Management
(Asian Development Bank, 2000-06-30)
Growing attention has been directed in recent years to the role of government. Governance in general and corruption in particular have been much discussed because of the way they affect, and are affected by, the role of government. Dictionaries generally ...
Addressing Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific: Priorities for Action
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-04-15)
The climate change challenge. The countries of Asia and the Pacific are highly vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change, with more people at risk than any other region of the world. This places the need to address climate change firmly on ...
Country Economic Review: Cook Islands
(Asian Development Bank, 2000-10-30)
The Cook Islands’ real gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.5 percent per annum during 1982-1994, while the real GDP per capita growth rate was 3.6 percent. During 1995- 1998, as the population declined from 19,500 to 17,400 with the migration of ...
Meeting of the Working Group on Human Resource Development: Social Development Subgroup: Final Summary of Proceedings
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-06-30)
A Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Working Group on Human Resource Development (WGHRD), Subgroup on Social Development (SDS) was held in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 24-25 November 2009, co-organized by the Lao Government and the Asian Development ...
Country synthesis of postevaluation findings in Myanmar
(Asian Development Bank, 1996-04-30)
The country synthesis for Myanmar is based on a review of the findings of evaluation reports aimed at identifying key factors affecting the implementation and operation of ADB-financed projects and drawing on the lessons for future projects.
Combating trafficking of women and children in South Asia: Guide for integrating trafficking concerns into ADB operations
(Asian Development Bank, 2003-04-15)
The alarming numbers of women and children being trafficked for forced labor or slavery-like practices (including commercial sexual exploitation) is a development concern for the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Although available statistics are limited ...
12th Meeting of the GMS Working Group on Human Resource Development (WGHRD-12)
(Asian Development Bank, 2014-06-30)
The Twelfth Meeting of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Working Group on Human Resource Development (WGHRD) was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 31 October-1 November 2013, with the theme “Implementing the GMS Human Resource Development (HRD) Strategic ...
Enhancing Social Protection in Asia and the Pacific:The Proceedings of the Regional Workshop
(Asian Development Bank, 2010-06-30)
On 21-22 April 2010, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) organized a social protection conference in Manila. Interest in social protection has been growing since the global financial crisis heightened awareness of the many millions of people in Asia and ...