Search Results for: PPP

IFI governance

Background

8 October 2014

Making PPPs work

Notes of a meeting on how to make PPPs work at the World Bank-IMF annual meetings 2014

Social services

Analysis

28 September 2015

Throwing evidence to the wind? The World Bank continues pushing PPPs

The World Bank continues its strong marketing push for PPPs, despite concerns raised by IMF, IEG, civil society and the Bank’s own publications.

IFI governance

Background

11 October 2017 | Minutes

The challenges of financing infrastructure in developing countries through PPPs: A focus on contracts and laws

Notes from the 2017 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings session on financing infrastruure in Latin America through PPPs. This session aims to discuss the main challenges pose by the widespread promotion of PPPs and its impacts in particular Latin American cases.

Private Sector

News

6 December 2017

CSOs call on World Bank to halt its aggressive support of PPPs

152 CSOs call demand World Bank halt its aggressive support of PPPs, publicaly recognise their significant risks.

Private Sector

Analysis

4 April 2019

The IMF and PPPs: A master class in double-speak

As IMF warns of fiscal risks to PPPs, it continues to back them through policy advice and fiscal consolidation.

Gender

News

30 July 2019

Civil society left unconvinced as World Bank promotes PPPs as tool for gender equality

The World Bank launches a new primer on PPPs and gender equality as civil society and women’s rights groups highlight concerns around risks and harmful impacts to gender equality and sustainable development.

Knowledge

News

6 August 2014

Who’s poor? New estimates of PPPs led to halving of World Bank’s poverty numbers

A May World Bank-led statistical operation has used a new method to estimate purchasing power parities, allowing it to more than halve the estimated number of people living on below $1.25 per day.

Social services

Analysis

5 April 2016 | Guest analysis

PPPs as a model for development: An analysis of the African context

Public-private partnerships are pushed in Africa, but the risks and costs must be fully understood and minimised, including the impact on the poor.

Finance

Analysis

5 April 2016

World Bank rolls out the carpet for “troubled megaprojects” and PPPs

The World Bank and other multilateral development banks continue to push for public-private partnerships for infrastructure projects, despite concerns of debt risks and lack of transparency.

Social services

Background

15 April 2016 | Minutes

What standards for Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)? Analysing the role of the World Bank Group

Notes from a meeting at the IMF/World Bank CSO Forum at the 2016 spring meetings on the role of the World Bank as standard setters for public-private partnerships.

Finance

Analysis

29 September 2014

Where is the public in PPPs? Analysing the World Bank’s support for public-private partnerships

A review of the World Bank’s support for public-private partnerships by the Independent Evaluation Group reveals a lack of proven poverty impacts.

Social services

Background

4 October 2016 | Minutes

PPP civil society strategy session

Notes from a PPP civil society strategy session taking place during the week of the World Bank/IMF annual meetings 2016.