Latest News on the UNECE ICoE
Transformation of the Team of Specialists on Public-Private Partnerships (TOS PPP) into a Working Party
UNECE ICoE announces Draft Standard for "Grid-Connected Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies" for Public Review
7 November 2016: The UNECE International Public-Private Partnerships Centre of Excellence is pleased to announce the opening of the Public Review period of the Draft Standard for Grid-Connected Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies. This project aims to provide guidance to governments and private sector to encourage use of renewable energy sources, and they are looking to different financing, legal and commercial frameworks to leverage private capital, especially through the use of PPPs, to support the deployment of these renewable energy sources.
UNECE ICoE announces Draft Standard on "Zero Tolerance Approach to Corruption in ‘People-First’ PPP Procurement" for Public Review
31 October 2016
China discusses UNECE Guidelines on PPP
8 July 2016
Commenting Mr. Lei Zhiqiang, deputy mayor of Zhenjiang City proposed that the UN develop three mechanisms: i) credit ratings for national governments; ii) low-interest loans and subsidies for PPP projects in low-income countries and iii) international insurance for PPP risks.
Several representatives stressed the importance of transparency in the promotion of UNECE’s guiding principles in China and urged UNECE to develop tools for building standardized processes for public consultation and the publication of information on projects.
One expert suggested taking into account the employment impact, environment-friendly technologies and cleaner energy as criteria in the process of project selection.
UNECE and China team up to foster People-first PPPs
20 June 2016
UNECE tools for Innovation and Public-Private Partnerships will be key elements in achieving the SDGs
26 May 2016
Innovation and Public-Private Partnerships - key elements for supporting the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
20 May 2016
Expressions of interest are being sought in Russia for a new PPP Specialist Centre to help drive regional development of projects
23 July 2013