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Session IV. 25 April 2002, Financing Water Management, Supply and Sanitation

 

1. MOBILISING FINANCE FOR WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION (ROOM 1)

Speaker: Mr. Manfred Konukiewitz, Head of water and infrastructure division at the German Ministry for Development Co-operation

Key issues and background papers:


This session would address the key financing issues that emerged from the International Conference on Freshwater, Bonn 2001.

- keynote speech and presentation

-panel presentations -panel presentations

- background documents
- other related documents



Panellists:

  • Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Jordan(name to be confirmed)
  • Steven Lintner, World Bank
  • Peter Bhembe, Managing Director, Swaziland Water Services Corporation
  • Aniruddhe Mukerjee, Director, Normada Valley Development Agency, India

Chair: Effendy Sumardja, Assistant Minister, State Ministry for Environemnt, Indonesia

2. HARNESSING PRIVATE FUNDS FOR FINANCING PUBLIC ENVIRONMENTAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Speaker: Bradford Gentry (Yale University)

Key issues and background papers:

  • Forms of private-public partnership in provision of environmental infrastructure services;
  • Countries' experience illustrating the role of government in creating favourable framework conditions for Public-Private Partnerships in development and operation of urban water supply and sanitation;
  • Charging for infrastructure and environmental services;
  • Legal, policy and institutional conditions for private sector involvement in provision of public infrastructure services;
  • Public participation

- keynote speech and presentation

-panel presentations

- background documents
- other related documents

Panellists:

  • Mike Muller, South Africa
  • Carlos Chavez, Department of Economics, Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
  • Thierry Chambolle, Ondeo