In the Spotlight
Improving Learning and Upskilling of Sri Lanka's Youth for the Future
In support of Sri Lanka’s Education Sector Development Framework and Program to enhance youth employability by diversifying pathways from secondary education, ADB provided a $200 million Education Sector Development Program (ESDP) results-based loan. Approved in 2013, and with $100 million co-financing from the World Bank, the ESDP modernized the country’s secondary education school system. See this photo essay as part of the SARD communications plan focusing on the human development theme.
Strengthening Armenian Schools Against Earthquakes
ADB is helping Armenia reconstruct 46 schools according to seismic safety standards. Around 58,700 students and staff will benefit from the upgraded schools which can also serve as temporary shelters during emergencies.
Making an Impact: Working at ADB
ADB’s staff and professionals come from different backgrounds and bring a diverse set of skills and expertise in fulfilling our mission. Meet Jukka Tulivuori, a Social Sector Specialist from Finland who is making an impact in Asia and the Pacific.
ADBI Featured Speaker Webinar: Francis Fukuyama on Next Steps for Public Policy and Digital Development in Asia
This webinar will present Francis Fukuyama of Stanford University who will discuss the political and public policy calculus for advancing inclusive and sustainable digital development in Asia after the COVID-19 crisis.