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Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO)

ADB’s Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office in Sydney serves as the focal point for programming, processing, and administering assistance to Nauru, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

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PLCO's Role

ADB’s PLCO in Sydney serves as the focal point for programming, processing, and administering assistance to Nauru, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. PLCO facilitates communications, knowledge sharing, and innovation through events and engages with and collaborates with academic and research institutions, civil society and other development partners.

The Sydney Office also serves and the focal point for:

Donor coordination and managing client relationships with Australia and New Zealand.

Managing and implementing three multi-donor funds–the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative, the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility, and the Pacific Partnership Facility.

Processing and administering finance sector operations across the Pacific Island Countries.

ADB and Australia

Australia has contributed $8.54 billion in capital subscription as of 31 December 2018. It has contributed and committed $2.86 billion to Special Funds since joining in 1966.

ADB and New Zealand

New Zealand has contributed $2.27 billion in capital subscription as of 31 December 2018. It has contributed and committed $198.69 million to Special Funds since joining in 1966.

Contacts

Staff

(Vacant)
Regional Director
Matthew Hodge (Mr)
Deputy Regional Director and Senior Country Specialist
  E-mail
Sally Shute-Trembath (Ms)
External Communications Specialist
  E-mail

Pacific Country Offices

Nauru

John Limen (Mr)
Senior Country Officer

Solomon Islands

Elmar Elbing (Mr)
Unit Head

Level 1, Heritage Park Commercial Building
Mendana Avenue, Honiara, Solomon Islands
  Tel +677 23333
  E-mail

Vanuatu

David Fay (Mr)
Unit Head

Level 5, Reserve Bank Building
Rue Emile Mercet P.O. Box 3221, Port Vila, Vanuatu
  Tel +678 23610
  E-mail

Pacific Liaison and Coordination Office (PLCO)

Level 20, 45 Clarence Street, Sydney, NSW Australia 2000

  Tel +61 2 8270 9444
  Fax +61 2 8270 9445

PLCO is closed on these dates:

Last updated: 18 February 2022