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PPP Center supports risk resiliency program; sets sights on climate resilient PPP projects

PPP Center supports risk resiliency program; sets sights on climate resilient PPP projects

In its bid to empower Implementing Agencies (IAs) to deliver well-structured climate resilient PPP projects, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center, with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund (UCCRTF), partnered with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to conduct a validation workshop to verify datasets used to... continue reading

Revised 2022 IRR of the BOT Law published today; IRR to be effective in October

Revised 2022 IRR of the BOT Law published today; IRR to be effective in October

Following the approval by the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) Committee, the Revised 2022 IRR of the BOT Law has now been published in a newspaper of general circulation. The measure shall be effective on October 12, 2022. Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan of the National Economic and Development Authority emphasized... continue reading

PPP Center pilots training on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency PPP Projects

PPP Center pilots training on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency PPP Projects

The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center, in collaboration with the Department of Energy (DOE), Asian Development Bank (ADB), and Infrastructure Asia (InfraAsia), conducted an online capacity building activity (OCBA) titled Special Topic on Sectoral PPPs: Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) PPP Projects on September 13-14, 2022 via Zoom. The OCBA is in response to... continue reading

PPP Center briefs Municipality of Solano on PPPs

PPP Center briefs Municipality of Solano on PPPs

The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center conducted an exploratory meeting with the Municipal Government of Solano, Nueva Vizcaya on September 19, 2022 at the Center’s Board Room. The Municipal Government expressed interest in exploring PPP as a mechanism to implement their infrastructure program and projects. In the meeting, the PPP Center briefed the Municipal Government on... continue reading

PPP Center welcomes new Chief

PPP Center welcomes new Chief

Three months after its previous executive director stepped down from office, the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center of the Philippines now has a new chief. Executive Director Ma. Cynthia C. Hernandez, whose appointment was signed by the President in August 2022, took her ceremonial oath of office before Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan on Friday,... continue reading

DOH, PPP Center conduct Capacity Building Workshop on Project Identification and Development

DOH, PPP Center conduct Capacity Building Workshop on Project Identification and Development

The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center served as resource person to the Department of Health (DOH) Capacity Building Workshop on Project Identification and Development for selected DOH hospitals in Luzon, held on September 7-9, 2022, at Hotel Seoul, Clark, Pampanga. The activity aimed to enhance the participants’ knowledge on PPP concepts and the PPP process, the... continue reading

PPP Center rolls out Comprehensive Capacity Building Program on Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, and Resiliency

PPP Center rolls out Comprehensive Capacity Building Program on Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, and Resiliency

The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center has engaged the Resources, Environment, and Economics Center for Studies, Inc. (REECS) to deliver a comprehensive capacity development program that captures climate change mitigation, adaptation, resiliency, and disaster risk management readiness factors and challenges for PPP projects. The first part of the program, titled “Foundation Course on Climate Change, Disaster... continue reading

Marked-up version of the Revised 2022 IRR of the BOT Law

Marked-up version of the Revised 2022 IRR of the BOT Law

The BOT Law IRR Committee has approved the proposed amendments to the 2022 IRR of the BOT Law on September 15, 2022. The approved amendments are based on the written comments received from stakeholders, the inputs from stakeholders during the public consultation held on September 13, 2022, and the IRR Committee deliberations on September 15,... continue reading

BOT-IRR Committee approves Amendments to the 2022 Revised IRR of the BOT Law

BOT-IRR Committee approves Amendments to the 2022 Revised IRR of the BOT Law

BOT-IRR Committee approves Amendments to the 2022 Revised IRR of the BOT Law

Amendments to the 2022 Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law were approved by the Cabinet-level BOT IRR Committee in a meeting held Thursday, September 15, 2022 at the Department of Finance in Manila. Socio-economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan and Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno lauded the measure as an important milestone in... continue reading

PPP Center: Amendments to 2022 IRR of BOT Law to address issues raised by private sector, enhance PPP Program and process

PPP Center: Amendments to 2022 IRR of BOT Law to address issues raised by private sector, enhance PPP Program and process

In a public consultation held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Mandaluyong City, the PPP Center highlighted that proposed amendments to the 2022 Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) Law will (1) address stakeholder concerns on the financial viability and bankability of PPP projects; and (2)... continue reading