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The GI Hub participated in the G20 Africa Partnership Conference — Investing in a Common Future, in Berlin on June 12-13, 2017.
The GI Hub has now signed a consultancy contract for the development of a Concession Management Tool, following a competitive tender. The tool, expected to be delivered by the end of 2017, will provide practical guidance that can be used by government teams around the world and aims to identify leading practices related to public-private partnership (PPP) concession management, as well as addressing the common challenges which may arise throughout the construction and operations phases.
GI Hub Chief Executive Officer Chris Heathcote spoke on developing bankable infrastructure projects at the Global Infrastructure Initiative 2017 in Singapore this month.
Mobilising private investment to deliver public infrastructure projects was the focus of the Global Infrastructure Hub’s 2017 Conference held in Mexico City, Mexico on May 29 and 30, 2017.
The GI Hub presented at the China Public-Private Partnerships Center's International Symposium on the Good Practices of China's PP held in Beijing. The GI Hub's Richard Timbs gave a presentation on global PPP trends, while the Hub's Mark Moseley moderated a session on PPP Risk Allocation at the session held on May 18, 2017. As well, the Chinese version of the Hub's PPP Risk Allocation tool, Allocating Risks in PPP Contracts, was launched.
The GI Hub's Richard Timbs gave an overview on infrastructure development in Latin American countries at the Latin American Infrastructure Forum 2017 held in Melbourne, Australia yesterday. Mr Timbs also spoke on the function of the Hub's Project Pipeline, and it's potential to help countries secure private sector interest for their infrastructure projects.
The Global Infrastructure Hub and the China Public-Private Partnerships Centre (CPPPC) have today launched a Mandarin translation of the GI Hub’s report on Allocating Risks in PPP Contracts.
The GI Hub has launched a new online tool, InfraCompass. What is InfraCompass and how can it help governments? The GI Hub's Chief Executive Officer, Chris Heathcote, explains.
The Global Infrastructure Hub is today launching its new online tool, InfraCompass, to guide governments on how to create the best conditions for infrastructure delivery.
As part of its leading practices mandate, the GI Hub is developing a set of annotated risk allocation matrices for PPP transactions, in a variety of sectors.
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”.