Orientation Workshop on the Co nsultation Phase of the ADB Ac countability Mechanism and ADB ’s Public Communications Policy
- From: miwa fujinuma miwa@...
FYI, especially for Indian NGOs.
Orientation Workshop on the Consultation Phase of the ADB Accountability
Mechanism and ADB's Public Communications Policy
India: New Delhi- 5-8 June; Bhopal -9 June; Mangalore - 12 June; Bangalore
-14 June; Calcutta -16 June
The Consultation Phase provides access to people negatively affected by an
ADB-supported project to help them solve their problems. The discussion
provides insights for proactive management of potential complaints as well
as clarify procedures that will operate should complaints reach the Office
of the Special Project Facilitator.
The Public Communications Policy enables greater access to information and
expands opportunities for those affected by ADB operations to influence
decisions that shape their lives. The policy supports the right of people to
seek, receive, and impart information and ideas about ADB-assisted projects.
ADB's member country governments play an important role in the proactive
dissemination of information. The discussion aims to achieve the active
participation in improving communication with stakeholders about
The objective of the workshop is to help project executing/implementing
agencies and non-government stakeholders
become familiar with the two new policies?Accountability Mechanism
(Consultation Phase) and Public Communications; and
understand their roles, rights, and responsibilities under these policies.
The workshop is open to stakeholders from the public, private, and
non-profit sectors with an interest in ADB operations. Email Lea
Robidillo-Ortega at mrsrortega@....
Ms. Karin Oswald, Senior Project Facilitation Specialist, Office of the
Special Project Facilitator
Ms. Cindy Malvicini, Head of the Public Information and Disclosure Unit,
Department of External Relations
Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society (JACSES)
401, Sanshin Bldg. 2-3-2, Iidabashi, Tokyo, 102-0072 Japan
Phone: +81-3-3556-7325 Fax: +81-3-3556-7328
Email: miwa@... URL: http://www.jacses.org/
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