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Review of SDGs implementation: Too many public-private-partnerships went wrong

Mr. Roberto Bissio, Executive Director of Third World Institute (ITeM), demanded the need to better define the different roles of different stakeholders and the rules that bind them. There are regrettably too many examples of public-private-partnerships that went wrong. In 2013 the World Bank's IFC published the report "Investing in Women's Employment: Good for Business, Good for Development" to highlight WINvest (Investing in Women), the World Bank Group's Global Partnership initiative with the private sector…
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Social security is even more important in time of crisis

Social security is a human right and in time of crisis is even more important, not just to face the crisis and the impact on people but also to estabilize the economy said Roberto Bissio, executive director of Third World Institute - ITeM, who was a speaker on behalf of the Global Coalition for Social Protection Floors (GCSPF) at the side event "Financing Social Protection Floors throught economic cycles". The video of Roberto Bissio’s participation…
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Corruption links to PPPs

We fear that financial markets are as unregulated now as they were in 2008, with PPP appearing as the only available financial mechanism when at the end in 30 years governments would end up paying said Roberto Bissio (Third World Institute -ITeM), who spoke at the event. The event “Domestic and international private business and finance” that was held last May 24th, 2017. The event took place in the framework of the second ECOSOC Forum…
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Financing Social Protection Floors throught economic cycles

Social protection is crucial to build resilience and empower people in tough economic times. It can also spur inclusive growth and productivity in good times if adequate public financing is provided throughout the economic cycle. This event will discuss concrete experiences and options to finance fiscally sustainable social protection systems, including floors, in prosperous and adverse economic times. Speakers include: Ambassador Martín García Moritán, Permanent Representative of Argentina to the UN Stephan Reichert, Financing for Development…
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