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The G20’s Global Infrastructure Hub has welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment in the 2017 Budget to building more infrastructure across Australia.
The GI Hub has signed a MoU with the Global Infrastructure Connectivity Alliance (GICA). GICA, which was launched by the G20, aims to enhance cooperation and synergies of existing and future global infrastructure and trade facilitation programs seeking to improve connectivity within, between and among countries.
GI Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote addressed the Business Council for International Understanding at a lunch hosted by Australia’s Ambassador to the US Joe Hockey in Washington DC recently.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Mr Jin Liqun met Global Infrastructure Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote at the GI Hub’s Sydney office on April 3, where both parties provided briefings on their key work. Discussion focused on the GI Hub’s report undertaken for the G20 on the role of Multilateral Development Banks in “crowding-in” private finance for public infrastructure, which was released earlier this year. The GI Hub has already been in discussions with the AIIB on the recommendations in the report.
Half of all global infrastructure investment will be needed in Asia from now until 2040, major new analysis by the Global Infrastructure Hub shows. And while so much of the region’s infrastructure growth has been in China, the focus will shift to South and South East Asian countries where infrastructure gaps remain very substantial.
Global infrastructure needs and Public-Private Partnerships were discussed when the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Australia met the GI Hub today.
Global Infrastructure Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote says quality public infrastructure can promote greater affluence and spark global growth. Mr Heathcote told a Public-Private Partnership Seminar in Athens that “infrastructure changes lives and changes economies”.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) has been signed at the BSTDB headquarters in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Mark Moseley, the GI Hub’s Senior Director for Legal Frameworks and Procurement Policies gave a presentation at a seminar on Future Ready: Sustainable Cities – Indonesia Infrastructure in Focus held in Jakarta, Indonesia on 7 March 2017.
Government officials from the Philippines visited the GI Hub today in Sydney to hear about the Hub’s work, and to discuss Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and the role they can play in delivering infrastructure.
Report reviewing the extent to which Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) create incentives within their organisations to ‘crowd-in’ private finance to fund public infrastructure.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Vice President and Chief Administration Officer Dr Luky Eko Wuryanto met with GI Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote and senior staff in Sydney today.
Chris Heathcote, Chief Executive Officer, Global Infrastructure Hub The first few weeks of President Donald Trump’s administration have been dominated by early efforts to deliver on some of his most contentious election promises. While the world watches every pronouncement and, indeed, every tweet, there is hope that attention will soon turn to one of his pledges on which there was consensus, a massive and long-overdue infrastructure overhaul across the United States.
GI Hub’s Richard Timbs explains how the new, free Project Pipeline can help the private sector access data about government infrastructure projects across the globe.
GI Hub Chief Executive Chris Heathcote today addresses the International Organisation of Securities Commissions Roundtable in Madrid, Spain on the subject of Challenges in Infrastructure Financing and the Role of Capital.
Mark Moseley, the GI Hub’s Senior Director for Legal Frameworks and Procurement Policies, pictured above, gave two presentations at the Asia PPP Practitioners Network (APN) Conference held in Seoul, South Korea, on 30 November – 2 December, 2016.
Officials from the Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance officials and the Korea Development Institute (KDI) met with the GI Hub in Sydney on 14 December 2016 for discussions during their study visit to Australia on Public-Private Partnerships in infrastructure.
The Global Infrastructure Hub has launched its Project Pipeline, an online platform to provide the private sector with free information about government infrastructure projects across the world.
The Global Infrastructure Hub’s Hyeyoung Kim and Morag Baird joined World Bank PPP and Infrastructure Consultant Rob Richards for a webinar discussing how infrastructure projects in Korea are assessed and determined to be Public Private Partnerships.
The GI Hub’s Bill Brummitt met today with China Public Private Partnerships Centre Deputy Director General Mr Han Bin and his team in Beijing. Under discussion was the deployment strategy for the Mandarin version of the GI Hub’s risk allocation matrices, as well as the GI Hub’s Project Pipeline, and other areas for co-operation.