International Colloquium on UNCITRAL PPP Instruments and Chinese Practice
The International Colloquium on UNCITRAL PPP Instruments and Chinese Practice, co-organized by UNCITRAL, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) and Tianjin University, will be held on 14 April 2023. Under the theme of "Sustainable PPP", the Colloquium will explore legislation and sustainable development issues in PPP practice, focusing on key issues such as the UNCITRAL PPP legislative practice and legal framework, PPP governance and contract, and PPP value co-creation. This colloquium will advance PPP practitioners' understanding of UNCITRAL's PPP instruments and general PPP legal provisions, examine experiences in PPP practice, and jointly explore the sustainable development of PPP.
Anna Joubin-Bret, Secretary of UNCITRAL, will deliver an welcome address at the opening session. José Angelo Estrella-Faria (Principal Legal Officer) and Benjamin Herisset (Legal Officer) will contribute to Panel 1 and 2 to give the audience an overview of UNCITRAL Instruments on PPP and highlight the importance of a balanced legal framework on PPP contract for the implementation of PPP projects.