This week the Global Infrastructure Hub in partnership with Infrastructure Australia hosted the first meeting of our international forum of infrastructure bodies.
The forum is a small group dedicated to sharing best practice amongst organisations in G20 and other countries that undertake independent, long-term infrastructure planning in their jurisdictions.
The purpose of the forum is to create a platform where I-Bodies from across the world can meet and exchange ideas, experiences and learnings.
Last month Infrastructure Australia released its infrastructure Priority List for 2021, revealing a record number
of new investment opportunities, with 44 new proposals added to the list in response to COVID- 19.
A $59 billion project pipeline was identified, with six high priority projects, 17 priority projects, 48 high
project initiatives and 109 priority initiatives.
Cross-border infrastructure is essential for connectivity. The GI Hub has created a reference guide that presents key learnings and global practices for successful cross-border projects, drawing from a comprehensive literature review, analysis of case studies and the input of international experts in cross-border projects.
Leaders of the G20 have met for the last time under the Saudi Presidency to address the most pressing challenges of our times, with the vision to take further steps to overcome the pandemic while building an inclusive, sustainable and resilient future for all.
Last week Maud de Vautibault, Director of Practical Tools and Knowledge at the Global Infrastructure Hub participated in a roundtable discussion with the World Association of PPP Units and Professionals (WAPPP)
The future of infrastructure mega-projects was explored recently by an international panel of experts in a webinar co-hosted by the Columbia University School of Professional Studies and Global Infrastructure Hub. The event took place as the global community begins looking towards a period of post-pandemic recovery and what the future of infrastructure may look like.
53 members of our InfraTech Leaders Ecosystem – from more than 25 public and private entities – met for the first time to discuss ‘quick wins' and strategic priorities based on the World Bank's InfraTech Policy Toolkit, developed earlier this year to support the Riyadh G20 InfraTech Agenda.
Global Infrastructure Hub recently hosted a presentation and panel discussion of Connectivity across Borders, our latest reference guide, which presents global practices for the successful delivery of infrastructure that crosses national borders.
The latest milestone of Global Infrastructure Hub’s Brazil Country Engagement Program has been completed with a gathering of infrastructure leaders from Brazil for an inception workshop on the SOURCE platform.
Private investment in infrastructure through primary market transactions remains low at around US$100 billion per year and has been declining over the past decade according to a new Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) report, Infrastructure Monitor 2020.