a. Lessons Learned From a Decade of Knowledge Dissemination: The GTKP Case and The Way Forward (by web-link) - Dr Adnan Rahman, IRF Vice-Chairman and Director International Division, Cambridge Systematics and Ms. Susanna Zammataro, IRF Acting Director General
b. ADB’s new Knowledge sharing tool on Improving Road Asset Management in Asia: Concept and Feedback from Users - Mr. Daisuke Mizusawa, Infrastructure Specialist, ADB, Philippines
c. Bangladesh – Rural road maintenance programme
The aim of this PPP-Readiness Self-Assessment is to provide a diagnostic tool for identifying the key areas that governments need to address in order to involve the private sector more actively in the infrastructure development process.
The key function of the Assessment is that it is to be used to diagnose problems in attracting private investment for infrastructure development as distinct from using it to develop benchmarks against which different sectors or countries could be compared.
Presentations on Public-Private Partnerships Modality for Infrastructure Development:
1. Features of Public-Private Partnerships
2. Principal barriers/constraints to successful public-private partnerships
3. Creating an environment conducive to public-private partnerships
4. Risk management in public-private partnerships
5. Islamic financing
6. Islamic Development Bank - Public-Private Partnerships Experiences
Presentations on Addressing selected planning and policy issues in Public-Private Partnerships:
1. Policy, legal and regulartory frameworks
2. Government support to PPP projects
3. Processes and procedures for implementing public-private partnerships, including effective management over their life cycle
5. Capacity building for PPP development
The liberalization of maritime transport services and how the World Trade Organization (WTO) contributes to the issue is the focus of this report. It examines ESCAP activities in the transport sector and initiatives in trade policy. It provides information on the maritime transport industry and liberalization policies in Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, and Viet Nam.
This Primer was developed by Mr. Abdul Quium. It was prepared originally in a different form for discussion at the High-level Expert Group Meeting on Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development, 2-4 October 2007, Seoul, Republic of Korea, jointly organized by UNESCAP and the then Ministry of Planning and Budget, Republic of Korea. Comments and suggestions were made in the meeting. At different stages helpful comments and suggestions were also received from Mr. John Moon, Mr. Richard Alexander Roehrl and his other colleagues.
Regional Programme for the Improvement of Economic Statistics in Asia and the Pacific (RPES).
>> Региональная программа по совершенствованию экономической статистики в Азиатско-Тихоокеанском регионе (РПЭС)
Региональная программа по совершенствованию экономической статистики в Азиатско-Тихоокеанском регионе (РПЭС), а также Основной набор данных экономической статистики (далее Основной набор) были одобрены на второй сессии Комитета по статистике ЭСКАТО в 2010 году. В 2012 году третья сессия Комитета одобрила План осуществления РПЭС.
The United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific (UNNExT) is a community of knowledge and practice for experts from developing countries and transition economies from Asia and the Pacific involved in the implementation of electronic trade systems and trade facilitation. Established by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), it aims to support national, subregional and transcontinental Single Window and paperless trade initiatives.