ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Phase 2 Regional Consultations

Events

ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Phase 2 Regional Consultations

15 November 2021 to 07 June 2022

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is conducting a comprehensive review and update of the 2009 Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS). Stakeholder engagement is a critical element in the update process and will be guided by a Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP). The SPS review and update will be implemented over three phases. Phase 1 was recently concluded with initial stakeholder outreach. During the second phase, ADB will conduct a series of stakeholder consultations based on key analytical studies, and their implications on policy revision. The final stage of consultations will seek to solicit comments on the working paper for revision and finalization of the safeguard policy.

ADB is launching Phase 2 with a series of regional consultations on key thematic areas related to environment and social safeguards. These areas are being examined through technical and analytical studies that look at implementation challenges and good practices, and recommendations to strengthen the safeguard policy. Based on feedback from regional consultations, subsequent country-level dialogues and focus group discussions on key technical areas will be conducted.

See Safeguard Policy Review references.

For the full list of schedules and to register to the sessions, please visit the EventsAir site at: https://adb.eventsair.com/adb-safeguard-policy-review-and-update-phase-i...

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
09 Nov 2021 12-13 December 2022 Safeguards in Private Sector Operations
via Zoom 12 December 2022, 5:00 p.m., Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m., Pakistan (GMT +5) / 2:30 p.m., India (GMT +5:30) Consultation with Civil Society...
09 Nov 2021 5, 8-9 December 2022 Safeguards in Different Financing Modalities
via Zoom. 5 December 2022, 10:00 a.m., Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m., Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Government Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific...
09 Nov 2021 6-7 June 2022 Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Expression, and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC)
via Zoom 6 June 2022, 5:00 p.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Pakistan (GMT +5) / 2:30 p.m. India (GMT +5:30) Consultation with Civil Society and Non...
09 Nov 2021 30-31 May 2022 Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH)
via Zoom 30 May 2022, 5:00 p.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Pakistan (GMT +5) / 2:30 p.m. India (GMT +5:30) Consultation with Governments, Civil...
09 Nov 2021 24, 26-27 May 2022 Gender and Safeguards
via Zoom 24 May 2022, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Civil Society and Non-Government Stakeholders in East...
09 Nov 2021 17, 19-20 May 2022 Climate Change
via Zoom. 17 May 2022, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental...
09 Nov 2021 04-06 April 2022 Country Safeguard Systems
via Zoom. 4 April 2022, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Government Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific, and...
09 Nov 2021 29, 31 March 2022 Safeguards in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations and Small Island Developing States (FCAS/SIDS)
via Zoom. 29 March 2022, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Government Stakeholders in the Pacific 31 ...
09 Nov 2021 21-23 March 2022 Environmental and Social Impacts and Risk Assessment
via Zoom. 21 March 2022, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Government Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific, ...
09 Nov 2021 24-25, 28 February & 1 March 2022 Lessons from Accountability Mechanism
via Zoom 24 February 2022, 5:00 p.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Pakistan (GMT +5) / 2:30 p.m. India (GMT +5:30) Consultation with Civil Society Organizations...
09 Nov 2021 14, 17-19 January 2022 Stakeholder Engagement, Information Disclosure and Grievance Redress Mechanism
via Zoom. 14 January 2022, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Government Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific...
09 Nov 2021 10-11 January 2022 Cultural Heritage
via Zoom. 10 January 2022, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other...
09 Nov 2021 13-15 December 2021 Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management
via Zoom. 13 December 2021, 10:00 a.m., Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m., Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Government Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific...
09 Nov 2021 6-8 December 2021 Land Acquisition, Land Use Restriction, and Involuntary Resettlement
via Zoom. 6 December 2021, 5:00 p.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Pakistan (GMT +5) / 2:30 p.m. India (GMT +5:30) Consultation with Civil Society...
09 Nov 2021 2-3 December 2021 Community and Occupational Health and Safety
via Zoom. 2 December 2021, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other...
09 Nov 2021 29 November - 1 December 2021 Labor and Working Conditions
via Zoom. 29 November 2021, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other...
09 Nov 2021 25-26 November, 1 December 2021 Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention
via Zoom. 25 November 2021, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other...
09 Nov 2021 22-24 November 2021 Indigenous Peoples
via Zoom. 22 November 2021, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Consultation with Government Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific...
09 Nov 2021 15-17 November 2021 Launch of the Phase 2 Regional Consultation and Discussion on the Policy Architecture
via Zoom. 15 November 2021, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12) Launch of the Safeguard Policy Review Phase 2 Stakeholders Consultations...

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