is a Senior Fellow and Director of the US Development Policy Initiative at the Center for Global Development (CGD), a US non-profit think tank that focuses on international development. 1 “Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure Bank,” https://www.aiib.org/en/about-aiib/basicdocuments/articles-of-agreement/index.html.
2 For IDB, see “China to Invest $2 Billion in IADB Latin America Investment Fund,” March 16, 2013, http://www.reuters.com/article/us-iadb-china-idusbre92f0b920130316. For AFDB, see “AFDB Announces US $2 Billion Fund with China,” May 22, 2014, https://www.afdb.org/en/news-and-events/afdbannounces-us-2-billion-fund-with-china-13165.
3 “Mr. Jan Engström and Mr. Chaly Mah Have Been Appointed as External Members of AIIB’S Audit Committee,” April 28, 2017, https://www.aiib.org/en/news-events/news/2017/20170428_001.html.
4 “World Bank Supports Energy Security in Tajikistan,” May 3, 2017, http://www.worldbank.org/en/ news/ press-release /2017/05/03/ world-bank-sup ports-energy-security-in- tajikistan.
5 “AIIB Chief Rules out China Veto Power,” January 27, 2016, http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/ business /2016-01/27/ content _23265846. h tm.
6 Scott Morris, “The Rise of the Regionals,” February 20, 2014, https://www.cgdev.org/blog/riseregionals.
7 Center for Global Development, Multilateral Development Banking for This Century’s Development Challenges: Five Recommendations to Shareholders of the Old and New Multilateral Development Banks, October 2016. https://www.cgdev.org/publication/multilateral-development-banking-for-this-centurysdevelopment-challenges.
8 See the prioritization and content of MDB issues in the White House “Fact Sheet” issued at the time of President Xi’s 2015 visit to Washington: https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2015/09/25/ fact-sheet-us-china-economic-relations.