Enhancing Effectiveness of Policy Based Lending: Insights from Evaluation

Panel Discussion | In person

About the Event

ADB-IED will be organizing a knowledge event in Colombo (Sri Lanka) on 7th June. The event is tentatively titled Enhancing Effectiveness of Policy Based Lending: Insights from Evaluation. Panelists will discuss lessons learned for policy-based lending to strengthen its impact and address critical challenges in supporting global public goods including addressing the effects of climate change, pandemics, and fragility with special focus on Sri Lanka.


Name Title Biography
ADB Sri Lanka Resident Mission Country Director Ministry Of Finance, Sri Lanka Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) Central Bank of Sri Lanka IMF


Name Title Biography
Emmanuel Jimenez Director General IED ADB The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Emmanuel Jimenez as its new Director General of Independent Evaluation. In a career spanning over 3 decades, Mr. Jimenez has focused on evaluation, policy advice, research, and teaching in the fields of economics and development. As the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3IE) from February 2015 to February 2020, Mr. Jimenez led the organization’s work in 40 countries, raised funds from government and private donors, and advocated globally for evidence use in decision-making.

Topics and Themes

Evaluation users Evaluation and transformational change: balancing ambition and realism

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