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Who We Are

ӯƱ is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. Established in 1966, it is owned by 68 members49 from the region.

Transparency and Accountability

Access to Information

Access to Information

ӯƱ's access to information policy strengthens disclosure of information to affected people and other stakeholders, including women, the poor, and other vulnerable groups.

Accountability Mechanism

Accountability Mechanism

ӯƱ's Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ӯƱ-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance with ӯƱ's operational policies and procedures.

ӯƱ and Civil Society

ӯƱ and Civil Society

ӯƱ works in partnership with a broad range of civil society organizations to strengthen its efforts to reduce poverty.

Anticorruption and Integrity

Anticorruption and Integrity

The Office of Anticorruption and Integrity leads the integrity initiatives of ӯƱ through the conduct of investigations, project procurement-related reviews, integrity due diligence, and knowledge-sharing with ӯƱs stakeholders.

Development Effectiveness

Development Effectiveness

ӯƱ is committed to ensuring that its resources are used to help countries achieve sustainable development and reduce poverty by focusing on results management in its operations, improving the capacities of its developing member countries, and contributing to the global agenda on aid effectiveness.

Safeguards

Safeguards

ӯƱ's safeguard policy aims to help developing member countries address environmental and social risks in development projects and minimize and mitigate, if not avoid, adverse project impacts on people and the environment.

Independent Evaluation

Independent Evaluation

ӯƱs Independent Evaluation Department independently and systematically evaluates ӯƱ policies, strategies, operations, and special concerns that relate to organizational and operational effectiveness.

Administrative Tribunal

Administrative Tribunal

ӯƱ Board of Directors established the Administrative Tribunal in 1991 as an external mechanism to review personnel decisions by Management.