Strengthening the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Regional Economic Policy Mandate in the Pacific (ADB-50303-001)

  • East Asia and Pacific
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Sep 21, 2016
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.23 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 26, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Oct 20, 2016

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Project Description

According to ADB website, the provision of small-scale TA not exceeding the equivalent of $225,000 on a grant basis from TASF-other sources towards strengthening the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) regional economic policy mandate in the Pacific.

The TA is aligned to ADB's emphasis on regional cooperation and integration as prioritized in the Bank's corporate priorities adopted through its Midterm Review of Strategy 2020 and the interim Pacific Approach 2015. The TA will specifically contribute to sound regional and national economic decision making based on high quality economic policy advice and assistance to Pacific Island Forum Members provided by PIFS, EGT and pursued under the FEMM update.

Investment Description

Contact Information

Project Officer: Olsson, Sivou Beatrice
Pacific Department, ADB
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