Policies, Strategies, and Plans
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Summary of the Analytical Study for the Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Cultural Heritage (Draft for Consultation)
This document provides a summary of the analytical study on Cultural Heritage. Views and comments on this consultation draft are welcome until 28 February 2022.
Revised Ordinary Operations (Concessional) Loan Regulations, Special Operations Grant Regulations, and Externally Financed Grant Regulations
The revised COL Loan Regulations (2022) will supersede the COL Loan Regulations (2017), the revised Special Operations Grant Regulations (2022) will supersede the Special Operations Grant Regulations (2017), and the revised Externally Financed Grant Regulations (2022) will supersede the Externally Financed Grant Regulations (2017). The revised regulations will become effective on 1 January 2022 and will apply to new COL loans and grants under ADB’s sovereign operations approved on or after 1 January 2022.
Waiver of ADB’s Concessional Assistance Policy-Based Lending Limits for 2019–2021
This provides a recommendation for the approval of a waiver of the ceiling of 22.5% for concessional resources from ADB's ordinary capital resources and grants from ADB’s Special Funds resources (Asian Development Fund), for the 3-year period from 2019 to 2021.
Work Program and Budget Framework, 2022-2024
The Work Program and Budget Framework (WPBF), 2022-2024 describes the indicative projection of ADB’s operations, strategic priorities, institutional reforms, and indicative staff resources and budget requirements.
Fiji: Country Classification
This paper provides an assessment and recommendation for the classification of Fiji as a group B country, effective 1 January 2022.
Niue: Country Classification
This paper provides an assessment and recommendation for the classification of Niue as a group B country, effective 1 January 2022.
Midterm Review of ADB’s Corporate Results Framework, 2019-2024
This paper presents the update to the Corporate Results Framework (CRF), 2019–2024 based on findings of the midterm review.
Faster Approach to Small Nonsovereign Transactions: Interim Increase of Aggregate Approval Limit and Extension of Pilot Period
The Faster Approach to Small Nonsovereign Transactions (FAST) is a pilot framework to improve operational efficiency for smaller private sector transactions
Workforce Rebalancing Framework: Policy Paper
This paper seeks the approval of the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the Workforce Rebalancing Framework and its funding through an increase in ADB’s internal administrative expense (IAE) budget.
Technical Assistance Review
This paper informs the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Directors on reviews undertaken by ADB from July 2020 to August 2021 to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of TA operations.