PROGRAM

International Forum on Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)

Tunis – September 18
Hotel Laico

8h30 - 9h00 Registration of participants
Plenary session
9h00 - 10h00 Opening Session
9h00 - 9h10 : Welcoming by H.E. Zied Ladhari, Minister of Development, Investment and International Cooperation

9h10 - 9h30 : Speech on "The importance of the private sector involvement in the infrastructure sector" :
  • Pierre Heilbronn, Vice President, Policy and Partnerships, EBRD
  • Mouayed Makhlouf, Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, IFC
9h30 - 9h50 : Official Opening by H.E. Youssef Chahed, Tunisia Head of Government
10h00 - 11h00 Replicating International successes in PPPs in Tunisia: Sharing experiences
  • Key Note Speaker M Imad Najib Fakhoury, former Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Jordan
  • Jean François Marco, Senior Vice President Africa, Meridiam
  • H.E. Ridha Chalghoum, Minister of Finance
  • Sue Barret, Director for Transport, EBRD
  • Emmanuel B. Nyirinkindi, Acting Director PPP Transaction Advisory Services, IFC
  • Atef Majdoub, President of the General Authority of PPPs, Tunisia
  • Abdelmalek RIAD, Development director for North Africa and Near East area, Group Suez
11h00 - 11h30 Coffee break
Sectoral Session (by invitation)
11h30 - 13h30 Sectorial Workshops
  • Energy, Water & Environment Workshop (Room 1)
  • Transport & Logistics Workshop (Room 2)
  • Infrastructures & Urban Development Workshop (Room 3)
  • Scientific and Technological Poles Workshop (Room 4)
13h30 - 15h00 Lunch
15h00 - 16h30
Continued Sector Workshops:
  • Energy, Water & Environment Workshop (Room 1)
  • Transport & Logistics (Room 2)
  • Urban and Roads Infrastrcutures (Room 3)
  • Scientific and Technological Poles (Room 4)

Panel on Opportunities for Public Private Partnerships in Local Communities (Plenary Venue)
  • HE Mr. Zied Ladhari, Minister of Development, Investment and International Cooperation
  • HE Mr. Riadh Mouakher Minister of Local Affairs and Environment
  • HE Mr. Chokri Belhassen State Secretary for Local Affairs and Environment
  • M Atef Majdoub President of IGPP
  • Expert(s) on Investment in local communities