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PPP Law Approved in Punjab

By Hasaan Khawar The provincial assembly has finally passed the Punjab Public-Private Partnership for Infrastructure Act 2010. The law presents the details of the PPP institutional framework as well as project procurement process and contract structure. The law mandates all the government agencies to publicly disclose all PPP-related documents, which is a good step towards achieving transparency. Schedule I … Continue reading

Partnerships for jobs

By Denis Pennel, Managing Director, International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (CIETT) A global crisis of long-term unemployment is looming. How can public-private partnerships help? With unemployment in the OECD area expected to rise throughout much of 2010, and possibly reach a post-war high of 10% by the end of the year, stakeholders are working … Continue reading