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Friday, 02 June 2017

On 29-30 May 2017 in Kyiv (Hotel Alfavito) took place International Conference "Modernization of infrastructure in Ukraine: new opportunities for private sector participation"

The conference was supported by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine.

Organizers: Academy of Public-Private Partnership, ACTIO Law firm,  Ukrainian PPP Development Support Center.

Partners of the event: Territory Development Agency, Dornier Consulting International, Baker McKenzie.


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The conference was attended by about 80 delegates, including representatives of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, leading international experts on public-private partnership, representatives of public authorities and the private sector of Ukraine. Foreign countries were represented by participants from the US, UK, Germany, Spain, Poland, Portugal, UAE and others.

At the conference it was discussed new international trends in the development of public-private partnership in the context of sustainable development goals of the United Nations, examined the role of public-private partnership in city development, presented the experience of PPP projects implementation in transport, energy, waste management, social infrastructure renovation and the possibility of implementing best international practices in Ukraine and prospects of implementation of projects in Ukraine on the basis of public-private partnerships in conditions of reforming legal regulation in this area.


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Presentations of participants and photos are presented in the relevant sections of our website:



Monday, 15 May 2017

On 9-11 May 2017 in Hong Kong took place International PPP Forum "Implementing the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through effective, people-first Public-Private Partnerships", organized by UN Economic Commission for Europe

The forum brought together experts on PPPs, representatives of government and business from more than 20 countries. The delegation of Ukraine was presented by Irina Zapatrina - Chairman of the Board of Ukrainian PPP Center, Anna Shatkovska - president of Academy of PPP, Natalia Ivanova - Director of «FORTAX», Andrey Sokolov - Acting Director of Kherson sea port and Alexander Milto - Head of Territory Development Agency and his deputy Anna Nesterenko  from Kropivnitskiyi.









At the forum Irina Zapatrina has made presentations in the framework of two panel discussions. The presentations could be downloaded using the links below:

Presentation 1. City Sustainable Development Strategies and SDGs

Presentation 2. Mechanical biological treatment plant in Khmelnitsky as the the first Waste PPP in Ukraine


Tuesday, 25 April 2017

On April 24 2017 in the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine took place a meeting dedicated to discussion of a pilot project on construction of waste recycling plant in Khmelnitskiy based on PPP

The meeting was attended by the Head of the Agency Serhei Savchuk, deputy Mayor of Khmelnitsky Vladimir Goncharuk, the Chaiman of the Board of the Center Irina Zapatrina and representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.

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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

On November 17, 2016 the Chairman of the Board of the Center (President of Academy of PPP) professor Irina Zapatrina has participated in the conference «Transformation of cities into Sustainable and Smart» with presentation «Key issues of city management for ensuring success for PPPs». The conference was organized by UNECE International Center of Excellence “PPPs for cities” in the framework of International Exhibition “Smart cities”

In her presentation Irina Zapatrina has analyzed peculiarities of implementation of PPP projects in regard to state and communal ownership objects in the context of UN Sustainable Development Goals until 2030; underlined importance of support of small and medium-sized cities that initiate and implement sustainable development strategies by international organizations and donor- countries; informed the participants about innovation methodological approaches used by specialists of the Academy of PPP while developing the Strategy of the city of Olexandriya.




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