News of the center

Global Infrastructure Summit – 2024, March 18

Prof. Iryna Zapatrina took part in the panel “Unlocking growth potential: Exploring the role of Public-Private Partnership Projects”.

Participation in the 8th PPP Week

Chairman of the Center I. Zapatrina, took part in the 8th PPP Week in Istanbul.

She participated in two panels: Defining a foresighted framework without regulatory and financial obstacles in EMDEs - jointly with Dr. Çağdaş Evrim Ergün (PPP Research Center, Turkie), Oforkanji Emmanuel Onwodi (Concession Regulation Commission, Nigeria), Muneer Ferozie (Regional Head, Africa Region, IFC); Small scale PPPs and localization of ESG criteria to make PPP fit for 2030 agenda  - jointly with Ziad Alexandre Hayek (President of WAPPP), prof. Steven Van Garsse (University Hasselt, Belgium), Jyoti Bisbey  (WAPPP & ISRC)

The 7th edition of the UNECE International PPP Forum

Irina Zapatrina have represented the Center at the 7th edition of the UNECE International PPP Forum that took place on May 3-5, 2023 in Athens (Greece).

In the framework of the Forum she made a presentation at the Side event "EBRD’s Public-Private Partnerships Regulatory Guidelines Publication" on May 5, 2023.


International Jury – UNECE PPP and infrastructure award 2023

The UNECE secretariat established the International Jury to select the best PPP infrastructure projects that contribute to the circular economy agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the 7th UNECE International PPP Forum on 3-5 May 2023.


Jury includes:

Jean-Patrick Marquet (President)

Jean-Christophe Barth

Doris Chevalier

Anand Chiplunkar

Rose-Lourdes Elysee

Petra Ferk

Amanda Loeffen

Joan Enric Ricart

Jelena Tadic

Irina Zapatrina

Pedro Neves (Secretary)


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PPP master class – Nice, September 12-13, 2022

Master class "The Most Recent Developments in Public-Private Partnership" was held in Nice, France, on September 12-13, 2022

The Chairmanof the board of the Center, Iryna Zapatrina, took part in the event as a speaker.





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