Fostering Infrastructure Investment in the MENA Region: Mitigating Risk in Uncertain Times

 

 

9 December 2013 - Paris, France

 

Infrastructure is a key element of the business environment and a generator of employment. Increasing demand for infrastructure in the MENA region is obstructed by declining private investment in major projects due to global economic conditions and political uncertainty in some parts of the region.

 

Objectives

The Conference on Fostering Infrastructure Investment in the MENA Region: Mitigating Risk in Uncertain Times addressed the facilitation of the private sector decision to invest in infrastructure projects in the MENA region, including under public-private partnerships. Discussions focused in particular on ways to expand the use of existing guarantees and risk-sharing mechanisms.


The Conference also formally launched the MENA-OECD Working Group on Investment Security in the Mediterranean (ISMED).

 

 

 

 

 

   

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About the MENA-OECD Working Group on Investment Security in the Mediterranean


The founding objective of the ISMED Working Group is to develop innovative ideas to enhance the efficiency of legal investment protection measures and guarantee instruments available for medium-to-large scale infrastructure projects in the Mediterranean region. Its membership will include MENA economies, OECD member countries, and invited international organisations, individual experts or representatives of companies and agencies involved in the field with a view to contribute relevant information and to share their experience. The ISMED Working Group is part of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme

                                                                              
 

 

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