The “Infrastructure PPPs in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia: Sectoral Focus” conference will take place in Kyiv on September 14. The Center for Transport Strategies will be an information partner for the event.

Ukraine’s Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelian and Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Mykhailo Titarchuk will open the conference.

The participants in the conference will discuss institutional and legal frameworks for sustainable PPP development and on-line platforms for well-prepared projects.

One of the key topics will be development of seaport Infrastructure through PPPs, PPPs in the road sector and road tolling, and airport PPPs.

In addition, participants in the conference will discuss facilities management and PPPs in the healthcare sector.

According to the organizers, one of the key goals of the conference is to facilitate comprehensive dialogue between the private and public sectors for disseminating knowledge and expertise, introducing best international practices, and creating new investment opportunities for implementation of PPP projects in the infrastructure sector.

The significance of the conference is underscored by the high level of the participants in it. They include the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority’s head Raivis Veckagans; the Ukrainian National Investment Council’s representative Yulia Kovaliv; Marcos Martinez Garcia, senior PPP specialist at the EBRD; Daniel Fedson, director of the Global Infrastructure Hub, Pierre Sarrat, chief operating officer of the Sustainable Infrastructure Foundation; Sue Barrett, head of the EBRD’s transport division; Nadia Kaznacheeva, advisor to the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure; the management of the Boryspil airport; Khalid Bichou, director of Ports and Logistics Consultants Ltd.; representatives of the IFC; Taras Boichuk, head of SPILNO’s project office. 

The CFTS portal will cover the conference, as well as the preparations for it. All the details will be available on our portal, as well as on our Facebook and Telegram pages. In addition, information about the conference will be available on its website.