NGO FORUM ON ADB OVER THE YEARS
Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC) and Environmental Policy Institute (EPI) entered into partnership address multilateral development bank (MDB) related issues, focusing on Asian Development Bank (ADB).
NGO Forum on ADB was first established as NGO Working Group (NWG) on the ADB.
At the ADB Annual Governor’s Meeting (AGM) in Hong Kong 1992, NGO delegates agreed to create the NGO Working Group on ADB, with a secretariat based in Manila, Philippines.
The 1st NGO Regional Consultation on ADB policies and issues took place.
NGO Working Group on ADB critiqued the ADB draft policies on information disclosure, involuntary resettlement, energy, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, women, among others.
NGO Working Group on ADB during the 30th ADB Annual Meeting in Fukuoka, Japan had the theme ‘Questioning the ADB at 30: Myth vs Reality’.
'No Aloha for ADB’ was the theme during the ADB AGM in Honolulu, USA
NGO Forum on ADB boycotted the 37th ADB AGM in Jeju Island, South Korea.
NGOs from Central Asia joined the campaign on ADB during the 38th AGM in Istanbul, Turkey.
NGO Forum on ADB organised a parallel events during the 39th ADB AGM in Hyderabad, India.
The Safeguards Mechanism was introduced.
CSOs successfully participated in the consultations on the ADB Public Communication Policy (PCP)
NGO Forum on ADB participated in the 1st AIIB Annual Meeting in Beijing, China.
NGO Forum on ADB launched the Asian People’s Call on Challenging ADB’s Immunity as a response to ADB’s 50 years of operation in Asia.
The Forum launched the Decarbonize ADB, AIIB Campaign
NGO Forum on ADB intensifies campaigns on ADB and AIIB focusing on approved projects.