This month the GIobal Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) was delighted to participate in the second Africa Infrastructure Fellowship Program (AIFP). The capacity-building program is designed to upskill African government infrastructure specialists, enabling them to facilitate increased investment in a pipeline of new, sustainable infrastructure that has positive social and economic impact in African communities.
A new GI Hub initiative, launching in November 2021, tracks the amount of infrastructure as a stimulus announced by G20 governments and presents data insights that will help governments, investors, multilateral development banks, and project directors achieve transformative outcomes from infrastructure in the post-COVID-19 recovery.
Brazil is positioned to attract more private sector investment into infrastructure and to bring further bankable projects to market following an 18-month engagement program between the Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) and the Brazilian Government.
The GI Hub today launches Improving Delivery Models, an initiative that showcases proven delivery model improvements that enhance the quality of infrastructure. Many of the challenges faced in delivering infrastructure can be traced back to the early-stage processes of choosing the delivery model and structuring the project.
Watch the GI Hub and International Finance Corporation (IFC) webinar ‘Green recovery for cities: What role can the private sector play’, the second in the series 'New Deals: Funding solutions for the future of infrastructure'. The discussion explored green recovery solutions and highlighted lessons learnt from two projects.
Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners (SIP) and a set of founding partners, have recently launched the Innovative Infrastructure Initiative (I³); a new consortium championing and accelerating transformative infrastructure projects in America that use technology and innovation to meet pressing infrastructure needs.
The interactive workshop was a lively and comprehensive overview of how the circular economy can be a framework for economic growth solutions and highlighted the roles that governments around the world can play to enable circularity in infrastructure.
The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) gathered for their fourth official meeting under the Italian G20 Presidency on 13 October 2021. Today, the results of the discussion were shared in the official Communiqué of the meeting and the Fourth Progress Report on the G20 Action Plan.
The Reference tool is meant to serve as a practical tool to help governments and other stakeholders understand and implement the critical success factors that deliver inclusive infrastructure. The Framework for Inclusive Infrastructure summarises the following six Actions Areas and related practices that ought to be considered for the systematic implementation of inclusivity in infrastructure at the policy and project levels.
AI-enabled cameras detect road hazards in real time, enabling faster and securer maintenance for safer roads. Winning InfraChallenge will assist Canadian start-up IRIS to scale globally and reach emerging countries.
Innovating Infrastructure is a new podcast from the GI Hub that showcases new and emerging technology-based solutions to infrastructure challenges. Hosted by GI Hub’s Director of Thought Leadership, Monica Bennett the ten-part series delves deep into these solutions to find out how they will create impact towards a more resilient future.
On 3 June, the Italian G20 Presidency in collaboration with the OECD and D20 Long-Term Investor Club, hosted an Infrastructure Investors Dialogue: Financing Sustainable Infrastructure for Recovery.
The objective of the dialogue was to leverage ongoing efforts to advance collaboration between the public and private sectors, with a particular focus on unlocking further investment and sustainability.
A range of leading experts joined and contributed to the session including Global Infrastructure Hub CEO Marie Lam-Frendo.