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How Public-Private Partnerships are failing? Can public infrastructure be improved without increasing public debt?

Added 19 Nov 2018

Date: 26 November 2018

Venue: European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, Room A3H1, Brussels

Two important civil society reports on the problems caused by Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) will be presented at the European Parliament on Monday, 26 November. The launch will be followed by a panel discussion with questions from the audience on the financing of public services and infrastructure within the European Union, in South-east Europe and in the Global South. 

The reports that will be launched are:

-
History RePPPeated - How Public Private Partnerships are failing, coordinated by Eurodad

- Public Private Partnerships and concessions in Southeast Europe: Can infrastructures be improved without increasing public debt? by Balkan Monitoring Public Finance

The event is hosted by Eurodad, The Global Progressive Forum (GPF) and Enrique Guerrero Salom MEP, member of the Parliament's Development Committee and GPF Co-Chair.


Programme

18.00 Introductory speech by Guerrero Salom MEP

18.15 Presentation of the report “History RePPPeated - How Public Private Partnerships are failing” by Cécilia Gondard, Eurodad.

18.25 Presentation of the Castor Case study (Spain) from “History RePPPeated - How Public Private Partnerships are failing”, by Josep Nualart, Observatory Del Deute En La Globalitzaco (ODG), Spain.

18.35 Presentation of the report “Public private partnerships and concessions in Southeast Europe: Can infrastructure be improved without increasing public debt?” by Pippa Gallop, Bankwatch.

18.45 Presentation of a case study (Serbia) from “Public private partnerships and concessions in Southeast Europe: Can infrastructure be improved without increasing public debt?” by Zvezdan Kalmar, CEKOR, Serbia.

18.45 – 19.45 Debate with the audience

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