How the PPI Was Developed

  • Timeline: Key Events in the Development of the PPI
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • June
  • AIIB’s Board of Directors’ Committee on Policy and Strategy approved the review of the PIIP and adoption of a new policy in the future.
  • August
  • The first directive (Public Information Requests Processing Directive) to accompany the PIIP was made public, marking the beginning of AIIB’s efforts to track and monitor its ability to respond to informationFor purposes of the PPI, information means all information held by AIIB that can be read and communicated physically and electronically in any form or format. requests.
  • October
  • A benchmarking exercise was conducted with six multilateral development banks (MDBs) to benefit from their experience (African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank). AIIB staff also participated in the International Financial Institution Meeting on Information Disclosure and Stakeholder Engagement in Greece.
  • 2018
  • January to March
  • Public consultations on the PPI began January 22 and ended on March 16. Comments were received via letter, email, audio/video and face-to-face consultations. A total of 116 people from government agencies, banking sectors, business communities, project implementation agencies, civil society organizations (CSOs)/nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs), MDBs and academia participated. A summary of comments from public consultation can be found here.
  • September
  • On Sep. 27, AIIB’s Board of Directors approved the PPI.
  • Timeline: Key Events in the Development of the PPI
     
  • 2016
  • January
    AIIB’s Board of Directors adopted the Public Information Interim Policy (PIIP), initiating the framework for AIIB’s current public information disclosure.
  • 2017
  • June
    AIIB’s Board of Directors’ Committee on Policy and Strategy approved the review of the PIIP and adoption of a new policy in the future.
  • August
    The first directive (Public Information Requests Processing Directive) to accompany the PIIP was made public, marking the beginning of AIIB’s efforts to track and monitor its ability to respond to informationFor purposes of the PPI, information means all information held by AIIB that can be read and communicated physically and electronically in any form or format. requests.
  • October
    A benchmarking exercise was conducted with six Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) to benefit from their experience (African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank). AIIB staff also participated in the International Financial Institution Meeting on Information Disclosure and Stakeholder Engagement in Greece.
  • 2018
  • January
    AIIB’s Draft Policy on Public Information (PPI) was made public.
    The Background Paper on the Public Information Interim Policy Review provides additional information regarding how the draft Policy was developed.
  • January to March
    Public consultations on the PPI began Jan. 22 and ended on March 16. Comments were received via letter, email, audio/video and face-to-face consultations. A total of 116 people from government agencies, banking sectors, business communities, project implementation agencies, Civil Societies (CSOs)/Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), MDBs and academia participated. A summary of comments from public consultation can be found here.
  • September
    On Sep. xx, AIIB’s Board of Directors approved the PPI.



Prior to the review of the interim policy, feedback was already being received from civil society and nongovernmental organizations. All stakeholderA person or organization that can affect or be affected by an organization’s activities, objectives and policies, whether they are internal actors within the organization or external actors. inputs were welcomed and duly considered as part of the subsequent review of the policy.

  • When
  • Type of feedback
  • From
  • June 2016
  • Comments
  • CEE Bankwatch Network, Both ENDS, Re:Common
  • December 2016
  • Report
  • Centre for Law and Democracy & Bank Information Center
  • April 19, 2017
  • Letter
  • Green Alternative
  • April 2017
  • Concerns and suggestions
  • NGO Forum on ADB
  • May 2017
  • Recommendations
  • Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • When
    June 2016
  • Type of feedback
    Comments
  • From
    CEE Bankwatch Network, Both ENDS, Re:Common
  • When
    December 2016
  • Type of feedback
    Report
  • From
    Centre for Law and Democracy & Bank Information Center
  • When
    April 19, 2017
  • Type of feedback
    Letter
  • From
    Green Alternative
  • When
    April 2017
  • Type of feedback
    Concerns and suggestions
  • From
    NGO Forum on ADB
  • When
    May 2017
  • Type of feedback
    Recommendations
  • From
    Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights