Public Sector Accounting Standards (Sixth Phase) (ADB-50283-001)

Regions
  • East Asia and Pacific
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
Approved
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
Nov 25, 2016
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Borrower
International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board, IFAC
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.33 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 22, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 25, 2016


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Project Description
According to ADB website, the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) is a standards- setting body operating under the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). The main activity of the IPSASB is to develop financial reporting standards for public sector entities, with the aim of moving toward full-fledged accrual-based accounting for both developed and developing countries. The IPSASB plays a critical role in enhancing the quality and transparency of public sector financial reporting; promoting the adoption of, or convergence with, the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS); and providing guidance for first- time adoption of IPSAS in the public sector. Following the successful completion of the first five phases, this regional policy and advisory. This TA proposes to support the IPSASB work program for 2016–2018, with high priorities assigned to the development of high-quality public sector financial reporting standards and other publications for the public sector, and to raise awareness of IPSAS and the benefits of their adoption. The impact of this TA will be strengthened public sector financial reporting and management through increased adoption of accrual-based IPSAS.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Matsubayashi, Rie Controller's 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