Using Public-Private Partnerships to Finance Major Infrastructure
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Using Public-Private Partnerships to Finance Major Infrastructure Projects: Lessons for the MENA Region

02Dec2020
  • 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • College of Public Policy
  • Webex Events
Using Public-Private Partnerships to Finance Major Infrastructure Projects: Lessons for the MENA Region

In collaboration with the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, the Program for Social Policy Evaluation and Research (PROSPER) at HBKU’s College of Public Policy is organizing a webinar to discuss the challenges and opportunities in Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). The webinar will shed light on the successes and failures of different PPP models in the MENA region and feature the optimal tools that support PPP evaluation and decision making. 

This event will bring together experts from the public sector and academia from the MENA region, US and Europe.

Chair:

  • Dr. Anis Ben Brik,
    Associate Professor, College of Public Policy, HBKU;
    Founding director of PROSPER
  • Dr. Douglas Besharov, 
    Director, Center for International Policy Exchanges, University of Maryland School of Public Policy

Speakers:

  • Dr. Leslie A. Pal, 
    Founding Dean, College of Public Policy, HBKU
  • Dr. Anis Ben Brik,
    Associate Professor, College of Public Policy, HBKU
  • Mr. Douglas Besharov, 
    Director, Center for International Policy Exchanges, University of Maryland School of Public Policy
  • The Hon. Diana Furchtgott-Roth,
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, US Department of Transportation
  • Dr. Andreas Kopp, 
    Member of the Regulatory Scrutiny Board, European Commission
  • Mr. Bart Oosterveld, 
    Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
  • Mr. Osama Suleiman,
    Director, Public-Private Partnership Unit (PPPU), Ministry of Finance, Jordan
  • Dr. Ehab Elsonbaty, 
    Senior Legal Counsel, 
    Head of Governance and Government Affairs, Qatar Investment Authority
  • Mr. Ziad Hayek, 
    President of the World Association of PPP Units and Professionals;  and Vice-Chair of the Working Party on PPP of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • Dr. Eyüp Vural Aydın, 
    Chairman of Istanbul PPP CoE, the Chairman of DEİK PPP Committee, the Chairman of Istanbul PPP Week Preparation Committee
  • Samira Ben Sik Ali, 
    Director, Tunisian General Institution for the Public-Private Partnerships (IGPPP)

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