Publications

16

Apr
The response to growing infrastructure needs of all kinds (networks, water and energy, transport, digital economy, ecological and climatic transition) is limited by the level of public debt in most countries. To date, it has been governed in Europe by the rules of the Stability and Growth Pact. The contribution ...

02

Apr
Following the current and growing health concerns related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Confederation of International Contractors’ Associations (CICA) has established a COVID-19 Overview dealing with how the different countries and regions around the world are dealing with the sanitary measures and related restrictions in the construction sector.You can access ...

01

Apr
The OECD paper stresses the immediate impact of the fall in activity following confinement and lock-down. CICA has analyzed what this could mean for infrastructure.The OECD paper points to immediate measures that would allow to support the economy, households and businesses. Among them:Temporary reductions in investments (this statement requires ...

12

Jun
The Webinar organized by Carbone 4, an independent consulting firm specialized in low carbon strategy and climate change adaptation, and by the Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA) on June 11, 2019 focused on how to integrate climate related risks to the investment and portfolio strategy of infrastructure investors. The Webinar welcomed speakers from Carbone ...

28

May
IFRI (Institut Français des Relations Internationales)The Ifri report analyses the approach developed by China since the launch of the Belt and Road in 2013. The report mainly explains that China increasingly sees its project as a vector for promoting a new form of globalization.The following developments can be noted:Geographical expansion: The Chinese project far ...

28

Mar
In 2016, the ICC Commission’s Steering Committee gave a narrow mandate for the update of the report. The purpose of the update was twofold: 1) to reflect the various modifications made by the ICC Rules of Arbitration as revised in 2017 and 2) to reflect recent developments in the practice ...

27

Feb
How infrastructure finance is changing?Status quoUrgent need for infrastructure investment in emerging marketsCf. McKinsey Global Institute: the world must invest 3.8% of GDP, or $3.3 trillion a year to 2030: emerging markets account for around 60% of this requirement.Shifting balance and trendsDevelopment finance institutions (DFIs)Balance between multilateral and bilateral DFI lending is shifting. Bilateral ...

11

Feb
Scott Moris and Gailyn Portelance from the Center of Global DevelopmentU.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he will nominate David Malpass to be the next president of the World Bank. However, Malpass’ record as a critic of the bank — and particularly of its relationship with China — has some staffers and development experts ...

06

Feb
EDHEC InfraPurposeThe Global Infrastructure Company Classification Standard was created by EDHECinfra to provide investors with a frame of reference to approach the infrastructure asset class. Its added value lies in offering an alternative to investment categories that were inherited from the private equity and real-estate universe. The GICCS tracks the financial performance of several infrastructure companies ...

31

Jan
What are we talking about?The Disaster and Climate Change Risk Assessment Methodology has been developed and piloted by the Inter-American Development Bank ( IDB) during 2017 and 2018. The Methodology is mainly the result of the work done by specialists of the Climate Change and Sustainability Division, the Environment, Rural ...
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