Governance specialists should be a bit more adventurous, cut down on attention to internal bureaucratic processes, and engage more vividly with partners.
The “nexus” approach calls for better planning to prevent humanitarian crises, and rapid responses when they occur.
COVID-19 has hit the entire globe at once, slowing investment in resilient infrastructure that will improve lives over the long term. Effective governance is critical to ensure infrastructure projects are well planned, funded, and implemented.
Public capital spending has been persistently weak in Nepal, and raising the amount and quality of capital expenditure required to close the infrastructure deficit is one of the country’s most pressing challenges.
ADB and the world’s largest youth organization will work together together on the post-2015 development agenda.
Safeguards to avert damage that development projects can do to the environment and communities are essential in development finance.
With its stunning, modern architecture, crisp blue skies, and myriad influences, Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana, provides a dramatic backdrop for ADB’s 47th Meeting of the Board of Governors that starts 2 May and concludes three days later.
What will the future for Asia and the Pacific look like - the region with the fastest economic growth and, at the same time, with the poorest people and the largest inequalities in the world – after 2015 and the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals?
Collecting taxes more efficiently allows countries to improve their balance sheets after the pandemic while promoting business investment and sustainable economic growth.
At a time when halting climate change seems impossible, let us work with our judiciaries and become their partners to deal with this crisis head-on.