Access to Information
ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ± recognizes that eliminating poverty cannot be achieved without transparency and accountability. It shares information with people in Asia and the Pacific so they can participate in the bank¡¯s development activities.
ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ±'s commitment to empowering people by providing them with information again earned it the top ranking among the world¡¯s leading development organizations in the 2020?Aid Transparency Index. ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ± also ranked?No. 1 in the last Aid Transparency Index.
The Access to Information Policy governs ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ±¡¯s sharing of information with a set of principles and exceptions. The policy went into effect in January 2019, superseding the rules-based Public Communications Policy, following a comprehensive 2-year review.