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Public private partnerships to develop social policies January 29 2013 - Radisson Blu Hotel, Brussels Cooperation between the public and the private sectors in several areas managed by the public authorities has been in place since the 1990s, this with the aim of improving public services through risk sharing and of harnessing private-sector expertise. Thus, Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) create added value thanks to the integration and complementarities of public and private sector skills, knowledge and expertise. In the context of austerity, PPPs can be a tool to implement Member States' policies in a cost-effective way: they can reduce costs, improve and speed up the completion of projects, while at the same time, incorporating important social benefits into a project, such ...
Heike Bürskens, GIZ/TVET and Labour MarketsGIZ, describes how investments in skills development foster more productive and inclusive societies, in addition to the role of public-private partnerships in promoting effective skills development approaches. The video also offers a good practice example of a public-private partnership in Viet Nam in the furniture industry.
Developing Java EE applications is easy with WAS Liberty- but what if it's a cloud application? In this video, Liberty expert Tom Banks will go through a simple demo of how you can develop and deploy Java EE apps simply and quickly with WAS Liberty and IBM Bluemix. Learn more: http://www.WASDev.net. Tom explains “I’m going to be talking to you about WebSphere Applications and the Liberty Profile about developing it on your laptop and about developing for the Cloud... So here I’ve got my default Eclipse install. It says, “A standard Eclipse theatre install for Java EE developments.” And I’ve installed the WebSphere development source for Eclipse. Now those are free to download from the www.wasdev.net website. So if you go to the website here, click on “download the latest GA or download t...
Henrike Feig of ADB's Independent Evaluation Department discusses the findings of an evaluation report on ADB's assistance for public-private partnerships (PPPs) in infrastructure development. Read the report at http://www.adb.org/Documents/SES/REG/SES-OTH-2009-31/default.asp
Public-private partnerships are part of the way donors, NGOs and private companies are working on development, but how has that changed the way they operate? Here's a look at how the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. State Department, Microsoft Corp., World Wildlife Fund, The Hershey Co. and Acumen are working differently.
The healthcare world is an ever-evolving area with countless stakeholders, all working towards improving the health of the population. But with different priorities and different ways of working, how can diverse stakeholders work together most effectively? Public-private partnerships can bring together different viewpoints for a greater impact – they can increase resources, extend message reach, and expand collective knowledge and understanding. Many also believe such partnerships can speed up innovation – but what are the legal and ethical implications and challenges of innovating through public-private alliances? How can we think about more sophisticated ways of assessing and managing potential conflicts of interest? Can the medical community develop new models for public-private partner...
Are you financing or structuring public-private partnerships in infrastructure? The PPPIRC can help. It contains sample public-private partnership (PPP) agreements and concessions, checklists and sample clauses, terms of reference, risk matrices, standard bidding documents developed by government agencies and sample PPP and sector legislation and regulation. Designed for government officials, project managers and lawyers involved in PPP projects in developing countries, it provides international experience and precedents to help you develop a conducive PPP enabling environment, a solid pipeline of projects and structure well PPP project and contracts. It has materials in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and Mandarin Chinese, from initiatives from both developed and developing ...
India’s urban areas are growing at a tremendous rate, driving leaders there to develop smarter cities. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is leading the U.S. government’s effort to support India’s smart cities goals. In this interactive session on public-private partnerships, we will look at three case studies and engage in active problem solving. Bring your expertise and suggestions to contribute to the development of India’s smart cities!
The private sector is being challenged to embrace Public Private Partnership in developing decent and affordable houses to meet the over 200,000 housing gap in the country. Housing Cabinet Secretary Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi says the stock market is one avenue that developers can utilize to raise cheap capital to finance construction of housing units.
To address climate change and to accelerate the green transition into a sustainable world, public and private actors need to work together in collaborative partnerships. Such collaborations are the cornerstone of 3GF’s work. Partnerships develop and promote solutions that can shift behaviour and can be taken forward at scale and at speed. Only by teaming up we can make progress. Visit www.3gf.dk for more information.
Public-Private Partnerships to Develop and Spread New Agricultural Technologies in sub-Saharan Africa: New Thinking, Emerging Models The Role of the US in Stimulating Public-Private Partnerships for African Agricultural Development -- Josette Lewis, USAID Video from the keynote of this event. Innovative public-private partnerships are emerging to meet the imperative of mobilizing new resources and developing new agricultural technologies throughout the value chain. Leaders from these sectors will discuss the importance of these alliances; the topics they address, the challenge of ensuring that results reach smallholder farmers, and the role of foundations and governments in stimulating partnerships for agricultural technology in sub-Saharan Africa.
The World Bank Group - Governance Global Practice's Open Private Sector program has developed a training manual for Public Private Dialogue (PPD) practitioners which includes 4 presentations: (1) Good Practice in Setting up, Managing and Exiting a PPD; (2) PPD Communication and Outreach; (3) PPD for Competitiveness; and, (4) Basics of Monitoring and Evaluation in PPD. You are currently watching the first presentation: Good Practice in Setting up, Managing and Exiting a PPD, section 2 out of 14 - "What is a PPD?" This section defines and explains what Public-Private Dialogue is - "PPDs are structured mechanisms, anchored at the highest practical level, coordinated by a light secretariat, and aimed at facilitating the discovery process by involving a balanced range of public and private sec...
Short of funding? Expertise? Developing key partnerships within your industry, or across your community, accelerates progress. How can you begin? Microsoft Partners in Learning, in collaboration with the Washington State Office of the Governor, The Partnering Initiative and Little Planet Learning, has created a complimentary online training course to help you learn how to develop, manage and sustain successful public-private partnerships. This online course provides the knowledge, skills and resources needed to create an effective partnership regardless of whether you are in business, the government or education.The interactive course can be used on your own, or in a group, to inspire you to think about partnerships in new ways.
The agriculture sector has been promised priority funding, with Prime Minister Peter O’Neill re-emphasizing the government’s focus on agriculture in the Second Alotau Accord. Speaking at the opening of the Inaugural National Agriculture Summit in Port Moresby today, O’Neill acknowledged the mistakes of past governments, whilst also calling for more closer collaboration between the public and private sector during this term of government.
How is the business world collaborating with public administrations to facilitate the provision of new or more efficient services and to develop new collaboration frameworks between them? Speaker: · Jan Annerstedt - Professor - Copenhagen Business School - Frederiksberg - Denmark · Matts Lager - Director Strategic Sales - Schneider Electric - Stockholm - Sweden · Emilio Fernández Rodríguez de Liévana - Santander Director - Aqualia - Santander - Spain · Volker Buscher - Board Member - Smart London - London - UK Moderator: Eric-Mark Huitema - Global Manager, WW Smarter Transportation Leader - IBM - Amsterdam - The Netherlands Date: 20/11/2013 Time: 11:30:00
The third module guides you through the main steps required to develop a PPP programme. The key questions addressed in this module are: How can governments best facilitate the development of PPP projects, and what can governments do to foster a PPP enabling environment?
Download Soft Copy of Webinar Presentation from : http://community.mile.org/index.php/downloads/file/88-public-private-partnerships-practice-and-implementation-dr-william-p-kittredge-president-cervelet-management-strategy-consulting#.UhswCdI9HSc The Public Private Partnerships (PPP) webinar is for those who would like to get into action rightaway. The webinar assumes some knowledge of PPP, therefore it will focus on implementationand case experience, rather than theory. The webinar focuses on PPP as it is implemented today around the world. Beginning with theeconomic rationale, providing insights why a government might seek a PPP that are valuable inmarketing to governments and agencies, the seminar goes on to describe the many ways in whichPPP are being implemented globally. Critiques a...
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Afghanistan, like many developing countries, has been seeking ways to develop and improve infrastructure within the framework of limited fiscal capabilities. In recent years, the World Bank Group has been working with the Government of Afghanistan on increasing private participation in infrastructure. Public-private partnerships are increasingly seen as a means to harness private innovation and finance while the government maintains ultimate ownership and insurance of the public interest. Although procuring infrastructure projects through PPP methods may be more efficient and provide greater value for money, the pre-tender project development costs tend to be higher than those associated with traditional procurement. In an effort to reduce waste in resources, it is important to have an eff...
Deputy Governor of Surin Duangphon Bunkhrob on Sunday presided over the opening ceremony of a seminar to develop networks of public-private collaboration volunteers. More than 200 volunteers participated in the seminar organized by the Coordinating Center for Development Partners in Surin province.
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Vocational training: public private development partnerships.