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07 Oct 2016

The 8th Africa Public Private Partnership Conference to be held in October

The 8th edition of Africa Public Private Partnership Conference (Africa PPP) has been scheduled for 24 – 26 October 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, London, UK. The conference is designed to showcase investment opportunities and planned infrastructure development projects from across Africa. Since its inception in 2009, the Africa

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18 Jul 2016

World Bank to release a framework for disclosure in Public-Private Partnership Projects

The World Bank Group is working on an outline for public disclosure of information in PPP transactions, along with the preparation of a database on disclosure practices followed in various countries. There has been a long absence of literature and guidance on policy and practice in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) disclosure

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18 Jul 2016

World Bank focused in privatization of municipal systems for global water governance

Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wisc. wrote in a letter addressed to World Bank head Jim Kim that the practice of the World Bank both advising countries on water and investing in private water companies offers a concerning conflict of interest. In it, Moore urges the Bank to instantly “cease promoting privatization

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15 Jul 2016

World Bank offered PPP MOOC in French this year

The World Bank Group has organized once again the PPP Massive Open Online Course in French this year on June 13th. Last year this course was a great success. This French version of the course will feature case studies from francophone countries in Africa and will aim to address how

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04 Jul 2016

Michelle Obama endorsing unique PPP to promote women’s schooling

Michelle Obama went to Spain with her daughters Malia and Sasha, and her mother last month to present the project “Let Girls Learn”, (Let the girls learn) in Madrid. She started the tour in Liberia and then went to Morocco. Finally she went to Spain. The project was launched last

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01 Jul 2016

ITU will host WSIS Forum 2017 on 12–16 June next year in Geneva

ITU will host the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2017 on 12–16 June 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland with co-organizers UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP in close collaboration with the UN and sister agencies including WIPO, UNDESA, FAO, UNEP, WHO, ILO, WMO, ITC, UPU, UN Women, WFP, UNODC and

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24 Jun 2016

True Public Private Partnership to be discussed in WEDF 2016 to be held in Sri Lanka in October

EDB has taken an important step towards forming a true sense of the word of Public, Private Partnership with the recent launch of the WEDF 2016 to be held in Sri Lanka in October. Numerous leading professionals who have been requested from national chambers and product associations to steer various

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23 Jun 2016

World Bank reported India’s decline in public-private investments in 2015

World Bank said in its latest annual report – Private Participation in Infrastructure Database – released last week that India recorded a decadal low in combined public-private investments in 2015, in line with a shrinkage seen in other emerging economies such as China and Brazil. As per the report “India

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21 Jun 2016

Private Infrastructure Financing Fallen in 2015: Reported World Bank

World Bank has stated lately in their Global Public-Private Investment report which was released on June 13, that Private-sector infrastructure investment slipped by less than 1% in 2015, to a total of $111.6 billion, as financial commitments surged in Turkey but plunged in Brazil. The report also disclosed that the

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07 Jun 2016

UNECE listed Pamir Energy among the best PPP projects

UNECE hosted a three day International PPP forum in Geneva from March 30 to April 1 for sustainable development in Public-Private-Partnerships throughout the world. Representatives of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), PPP centers from various countries, and heads of international organizations implementing PPP projects took part in the

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