At last week’s meetings of the G20 Finance Ministers in Washington DC in the margins of the World Bank / IMF Spring Meetings, conversations continued to drive toward action on debt, reform of multilateral institutions, and sustainable finance and investment for the climate transition.
In response to a call for submissions issued by the GI Hub and eight multilateral development banks in March 2023, nearly 50 technology providers have submitted solutions to make roads more sustainable in emerging markets. The solutions come from 19 countries worldwide.
G20 central governments are investing heavily in the transport sector, particularly roads, according to our newly released InfraTracker. The transport sector was allocated 42% of G20 governments’ total investment in infrastructure in 2022. But the public and private sectors do have different sector foci within infrastructure.
How will you use open contracting to strengthen democratic institutions, improve climate resilience, or promote inclusion? Open Contracting Partnership is now accepting applications for their impact accelerator program, Lift. Select teams can receive up to 200 hours and $35,000 of direct support for their procurement project over 18 months—and the application is just 12 questions.
9 May – LTIIA, 6th Annual Sustainable Investment Forum Europe, Learn more
24 May – International Transport Forum, Summit on Transport Enabling Sustainable Economies, Learn more
30 May to 2 June – Nordic Innovation and Sitra, World Circular Economy Forum 2023, Learn more
6 June – IPFA, Investing in Infrastructure in the Face of Geopolitical Uncertainty, Learn more