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Nauru and ADB

ADB’s recent development efforts in Nauru have helped the government address considerable infrastructure needs, strengthen public financial management, raise the performance of state-owned enterprises, and improve the delivery of essential services.

Overview

ADB has been supporting Nauru since 1991, having committed loans totaling $5 million, grants of $119.6 million, and technical assistance worth $7 million. Cumulative loan and grant disbursements to Nauru amount to $19.0 million.


ADB Membership

Joined 1991

Shareholding and Voting Power

Number of shares held:
426 (0.004% of total shares)

Votes:
39,540 (0.297% of total membership, 0.457% of total regional membership)

Overall capital subscription:
$5.89 million

Paid-in capital subscription:
$0.29 million

In the Spotlight

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  • Q&A: How a New Port is Building Skills and Knowledge in Nauru
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    Nimitz Adam, 39, from Boe District, is a mechanic at Nauru’s Aiwo Boat Harbor. Since construction began on Nauru's new port in October 2019, the father of 6 says the people of Nauru are beginning to realize their dream of having an efficient, reliable, and climate-resilient international port. “The new port will be like a lifeline for the people of Nauru.” Nimitz Adam, mechanic at Nauru’s Aiwo Boat Harbor

  • Pacific Economic Monitor – July 2020
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Data: Nauru

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.


Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.


Project Performance, 2000-2018

Contact

Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Level 20, 45 Clarence Street
Sydney, NSW Australia 2000

??Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

? Tel +61 2 8270 9444
? Fax +61 2 8270 9445
? E-mail

About Us

The Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO) is ADB's representative office in Sydney, Australia, and also acts as a focal point for New Zealand. It allows ADB to be more responsive to the development needs of the Pacific and further strengthens its relations with governments, the private sector, and nongovernment organizations (NGOs) in the region.

It is involved in programming, processing, and administration of assistance in Nauru, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

PLCO’s responsibilities include:

  • promoting private sector development across all 15?of ADB's Pacific developing member countries
  • hosting joint activities and holding consultations with academic and research institutions, and civil society
  • coordinating and hosting high-level visits from ADB Headquarters to Australia, New Zealand, and countries of responsibility
  • facilitating country reporting and updating, aid coordination, external relations and information dissemination

Staff

Lotte SCHOU-ZIBELL (Ms)Regional Director? Email
Sally SHUTE-TREMBATH (Ms)External Communications Specialist? Email
Matthew HODGE (Mr)Deputy Regional Director and Senior Country Specialist? Email

Holidays 2020

The Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office is closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 1 (Wednesday)
Independence Day January 31 (Friday)
Good Friday April 10 (Friday)
Easter?Monday April 13 (Monday)
Easter Tuesday April 14 (Tuesday)
Constitution Day May 18 (Monday)
Angam Day October 26 (Monday)
Christmas Day December 25 (Friday)
Boxing Day December 28 (Monday)
New Year's Eve December 31 (Tuesday)

Last updated: 22 September?2020