PPP Forum 2019 - 28 February, Rabat
Co-hosted by the Islamic Development Bank and the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Kingdom of Morocco
The second annual IsDB PPP Forum, held under High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, will bring together individuals in the public and private sectors to provide them with a platform for sharing experiences with internationally renowned experts, government officials and private investors. The PPP Forum will discuss challenges to development and how best to improve the legal and institutional environment of PPP, particularly in Africa.
Recitation of Quran
Opening Film & Welcome by MC
PPP Film One
The Path to Progress: paving the way for sustainable development with PPPs
PPP Film Two
Session 1: Smart Solutions for Smart Cities: the potential of PPPs to shape future cities
The UN predicts that 68% of the global population will live in cities by 2050. Increasing urbanization and the challenges this brings mean we need to rethink the way we build out cities. This session will discuss:
- What is a Smart City and how do we build one?
- How can PPPs finance the development sustainable Smart Cities?
- What kind of an enabling environment is required to support the use of PPPs for developing smart cities?
Q&A with the audience
Press conference for accredited media in separate room
Session 2: The Power to Thrive: Creating the Right Enabling Environment for PPPs in social infrastructure
Q&A with the audience
Special Event - MOU signing
Prayer and Lunch
Session 3: Unlocking Financing Solutions: Innovative Mechanisms for PPPs
Governments are facing increasing pressure to deliver new and improved services in transport, healthcare, waste management, water and power supply sustainably. However, government budgets are buckling as the global development financing gap widens to more than $2.5 trillion a year. In this session, panelists will discuss:
- Mobilizing mechanisms for private finance
- The outlook for Islamic Finance, and facilitating greater use of Islamic financing in infrastructure PPPs
- Challenges of private participation in infrastructure in African countries
Please contact your national Embassy in Morocco for more information.
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