Bogotá, Colombia - 6-8 July 2011
Photo: (left to right) H.E. Germán Cardona, Colombian Minister of Transport; Mr. Mario Pezzini, Director of the OECD Development Centre; Mr. Luis Liberman, Vice President of Costa Rica; Mr. Roberto Zurli Machado, Infrastructure Director and Board Member of BNDES, and Mr. Eduardo Bitrán, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez (former Minister of Public Works, Chile).
Co-organised by the Government of Colombia and the OECD, this conference is the second meeting of the Latin America and Caribbean-OECD Investment Initiative. Following on from the Initiative's launch meeting in Santiago, Chile, the second meeting focused on investing in infrastructure for jobs and development, specifically:
- business objectives in public-private partnerships (PPPs)
- government objectives in PPPs
- maximising the contribution of PPPs to social objectives
- preparing successful contracts for PPPs in infrastructure
- experiences in dispute settlement
- PPP peer reviews and business evaluations
This conference brought together policymakers, international experts and other interested stakeholders from business, labour, and civil society. The leading intergovernmental organisations in the region were also represented, including the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), currently chaired by Brazil.
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Documents and links
More about the Latin America and Caribbean-OECD Investment Initiative
OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
Policy Framework for Investment
OECD Principles for Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure
Private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector