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2nd Africa Public Private Partnership Conference, Tunis, Tunisia, 01-02 December 2010

Focusing on the infrastructure sectors of energy, transport, telecoms & water.

Organised by: AME Trade LTD
Sponsored by: African Development Bank

Session Six, 02 December, will be on:

Developing sustainable PPP structures in water & sanitation infrastrucuture

  • Implementation of sector reforms: where can we see progress?
  • Accessing market base financing/infrastructure bonds: Uganda/Cameroon experience
  • Irrigation investments: is the design, build, lease model the best way of risk sharing? Looking at Egypt’s recent experience.


  • Eng. Mohamed Tarek – Project Manager Water Sector, PPP unit, Egypt
  • Senior Representative, NWSC, Uganda
  • Senior Representative, CDE, Cameroon

Conference web site:


September 7, 2010 at 2:49 pm Leave a comment

Water Utilities and Law: Current Trends and Developments, Dundee, Scotland, UK, 03-04 September 2009

Organised by: UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science – University of Dundee

The conference will explore water services from a legal point of view, generating a new source of knowledge. It will address the role of law in promoting appropriate policies, structural design, and regulatory solutions for the sector.

Target group: academics involved in the study of legal issues surrounding water services; practitioners from water utilities, international organizations, consultants, and regulators; and legal practitioners.


  1. Legal implications of governance,
  2. Competition law in water services,
  3. National Courts Trends,
  4. Regulation of publicly-owned water utilities,
  5. Foreign Investment in Water Services,
  6. Public-private partnerships,
  7. Institutional and regulatory structures and
  8. Transplanting legal institutions to solve water problems.

More information

June 23, 2009 at 1:49 pm


Forthcoming events and training courses on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). A Source News Service blog by IRC.