Safeguards in Different Financing Modalities

Series: ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Phase 2 Regional Consultations

Safeguards in Different Financing Modalities

01 January 2022

via Zoom.


To be rescheduled 
Consultation with Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific, and Southeast Asia
CIVIL SOCIETY REGISTRATION

 

To be rescheduled 
Consultation with Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in North America and Europe
CIVIL SOCIETY REGISTRATION

 

To be rescheduled 
Consultation with Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in South Asia and Central and West Asia
CIVIL SOCIETY REGISTRATION

 

To be rescheduled 
Consultation with Government Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific, and Southeast Asia
GOVERNMENT REGISTRATION

 

To be rescheduled 
Consultation with Government Stakeholders in South Asia and Central and West Asia
GOVERNMENT REGISTRATION

ADB is organizing regional consultations on Different Financing Modalities. The session will discuss the lessons learned from the challenges and good practices in the application of safeguard requirements for different types of financing modalities projects supported by ADB and partners.
 
The 2009 Safeguard Policy Statement applies to all ADB-financed and ADB-administered sovereign or non-sovereign projects, regardless of the source and means of financing. The ADB also has guidelines for different financing modalities and allow some flexibility in the adoption of safeguard requirements, such as the use of frameworks for emergency assistance projects, arrangements for establishing the environmental and social management system prior to the first disbursement for projects channelled through financial intermediaries, and a few others. In the 2014 operational review by the Independent Evaluation Department, it concluded that while a proper system for avoiding or mitigating the environmental and social risks of ADB supported projects is in place, there were noted gaps in safeguard due diligence and reporting in projects or investments using some fund instruments.
Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
01 Jan 2022 (Materials will be uploaded after the event)

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