Policies for Promoting Employment of University Graduates (ADB-48103-001)

Countries
  • China
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Canceled
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Jun 27, 2014
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Borrower
People's Republic of China, Ministry of Education
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Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 26, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the TA aims to support the Ministry of Education in evaluating policies to promote graduate employment, which the government views as an important issue. The TA will support the MOE to address this policy agenda, particularly with regard to reviewing and improving graduate employment policies. This policy directive recognizes the need to: 1. Review and implement graduate employment policies 2. Expand avenues for graduate employment 3. Encourage self-employment and entrepreneurship 4. Strengthen employment services, assistance, and support schemes 5. Promote equity 6. Better orient university education to meet socioeconomic development needs.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Le, Linh Xuan East Asia Department, ADB No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main