Submission of single bids in public-private partnership (PPP) projects is becoming a reason for concern for project participants and particularly the contracting authorities.
Public pressure is mounting on businesses to protect human rights along their supply chains. Governments around the world began translating the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) into law. These developments impact human rights due diligence in African supply chains.
By Judit Kuschnitzki The incorporation of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) principles in public-private partnerships (PPPs) promises to unlock important green funding sources, while also contributing to countries’ sustainable development. The COVID-19 crisis has boosted governments’ interest in infrastructure projects, which can offer both short-term economic benefits, such as job creation, as well as longer-term…
Mashora’s Alia Eshaq and Charlene Rahall co-authored this report with Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin. He is the UN Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report was published by Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding.
This podcast follows up on our last episode, and we are pleased to continue our discussion with PPP expert David Baxter. Contrary to last time, this conversation zooms in on the Saudi PPP market, outlining key sectors and opportunities, as well as expected future trends.
In this podcast, we are joined by David Baxter, who works at the forefront of developing new approaches to PPPs. Together, we discuss the potential benefits, but also the risks and limitations, of treating PPPs as a development tool.
The impact of Covid-19 on peacemaking in the MENA region depends on the ‘ripeness’ of conflict.