Publicly-backed Private Finance

Eurodad

New report exposes failure of public-private partnerships (PPPs)

#PPPs #DevelopmentFinance #COP27 #ClimateFinance #TaxJustice #Vacancies
  • Climate Finance

History RePPPeated II - Why Public-Private Partnerships are not the solution

This is the second in a series of reports providing an in-depth analysis of various kinds of PPP projects through seven case studies across different sectors, such as education, health, transport and water, and in countries like Liberia, Scotland, Spain, India, Mexico, Peru and Nepal. It also analyses emerging trends, particularly in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the multiple crises facing the world.

 

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance

Briefing: Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good

Infrastructure is key for achieving sustainable development and for improving the living conditions of people across the world, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Paris Agreement and commitments on gender equality. Building on our work with partners from the global north and south, this briefing provides a framing to understand sustainable infrastructure from a systemic perspective. 

This briefing is available in English, FrenchSpanish and Portuguese.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • Infrastructure

Case studies: Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good

Case studies that accompany the report "Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good" published in English, Spanish and French.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • Infrastructure
Flora Sonkin

Reclaiming sustainable infrastructure as a public good

Infrastructure is key to improving living conditions worldwide, but the current push to attract (often foreign) private finance to projects in the global south risks undermining development objectives. How can we reclaim sustainable infrastructure as a public good?

This report is available in English, SpanishFrench and Portuguese.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • Infrastructure
Farwa Sial

The relentless quest to mobilise private investment in infrastructure: more de-risking is not the answer

While G7 leaders argue that they "aim for a step change" in their approach to infrastructure financing, a market-led approach is still at the heart of the G7’s plan to "build back better" for the world. In the following blog, María José Romero, Farwa Sial and Flora Sonkin analyse the proposals, the risks and an alternative way of thinking about infrastructure.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • Infrastructure
Farwa Sial

Private Finance for a Post- Pandemic Africa? The Trouble with Macron’s New Africa Summit

The Summit on the Financing of African Economies convened by the French President, Emmanuel Macron last week was mostly a rhetorical exercise in supporting Africa’s post-pandemic recovery and resilience-building.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • Covid-19
Eurodad

Spring Meetings 2021: Yet another insufficient response to the Covid-19 crisis?

Eurodad's policy experts reflect on the 2021 IMF and WBG spring meetings, raising concerns of an insufficient response and the inability of the Bretton Woods Institutions to put global social equity at the heart of long-term plans to rebuild fairer post-pandemic.

  • Climate Finance
  • Global Processes
Maria Jose Romero

‘Rebuilding better', but better for whom?

In March 2020 the World Bank Group pledged to provide US$ 160bn to client countries in the 15 months to June 2021. In this briefing we analyse the Bank's response and ask, given private finance's central role, who is truly benefitting from their Covid-19 response package? 

Read the Spanish version | Read the French version

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance
  • IFIs
Eurodad

Joint CSO statement on UN Human Rights Council resolution affirming the importance of investing in public services

Eight international civil society organisations welcome a resolution of the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted by consensus on 23 March 2021 affirming the crucial importance of investment in public services for the realisation of economic, social and cultural rights.

  • Publicly-backed Private Finance