The reference tool on Governmental Processes Facilitating Infrastructure Project Preparation closely examines the relationships between countries institutional arrangements for project preparation, funding programs, project identification, feasibility studies and project structuring, through the lens of country-level governance and implementation. This initiative closely aligns with the G20 Principles for Project Preparation endorsed by the G20 Leaders in November 2018.
In June 2016, under Japanese presidency, G7 Leaders endorsed G7 Ise- Shima Principles for Promoting Quality Infrastructure Investment, which has crystalized as definition of quality infrastructure investment.
The IMF/WBG Note presents policy issues related to Islamic finance for consideration by the G20 members.
In September 2015, the General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and emphasizes on a holistic approach to achieve sustainable development for all.
The OECD DAC Blended Finance Principles for Unlocking Commercial Finance for the SDGs aims to ensure that blended finance is deployed in the most effective way to address the financing needs for sustainable development.
The Principles of MDBs’ Strategy for Crowding-in Private Sector Finance for Growth and sustainable Development promotes effective approaches to maximize the mobilisation and catalyzation of private sector resources.
The Joint MDB Statement for Crowding-in Private Finance builds on the previously approved Principles for MDBs’ Strategy Crowding-in Private Sector Finance for Growth and Sustainable Development, and the 2016 Joint Declaration of Aspirations on Actions to Support Infrastructure Investment.
The MDBs’ Joint Declaration of Aspirations on Actions to Support Infrastructure Investment is a tool developed to ensure that MDBs work together to scale up infrastructure investment and attract private sector investment.
Practical solutions and models for addressing obstacles to institutional investment in infrastructure in developing countries WBG a note that considers the existing types of institutional investors and their potential for filling the infrastructure financing gap and more.
The Future of Infrastructure report (Annual edition) is based on a survey covering more than 10,000 people in 10 major global cities to ask about their everyday experiences with infrastructure services.
PPP online courses provide an understanding of the key principles of PPPs and the role of PPPs in the delivery of infrastructure services, particularly in emerging markets.
Automated fare collection (AFC) systems are a key component of sustainable, high-quality urban transport services. This paper addresses the objectives, challenges and lessons learned from AFC schemes, with a particular focus on emerging markets and second-tier cities with limited resources.
District heating (DH) is the most common form of heating for urban dwellings and businesses in many of the EBRD’s countries of operations (CoOs).
This paper provides a condensed yet substantive overview of the key international lessons learned in the area of PBMC.
Standardised contractual documents help to structure projects and provide standardised guidance on project risk identification, allocation and mitigation mechanisms at the preparation stage.
This report provides an overview of the economic outlook for the cities covered in the latest Global Cities forecasting service.
This report examines the financial and non-financial (contractual) guarantees that have reinforced the financing for infrastructure projects developed through PPP schemes in Latin America.