Communication on Private Sector Development 2014
Roberto Ridolfi, Director for Sustainable Growth and Development at EuropeAid, explains the key points in the recent Communication from the European Commission - "A Stronger Role of the Private Sector in Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Countries".
Mr Ridolfi discusses how this will change the EU's approach to the private sector, how "blending" facilities can unlock private sector investment, and the next steps the Commission would like the European Council to take.
This post is dedicated to the European Commission Communication "A Stronger Role of the Private Sector in Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Developing Countries".
The communication was presented to the participants of the regional Policy Forum on Development for Latin America that took place in Lima on June 25-26, 2014. You can download the powerpoint presentation attached to this event.
You can find also the Commissionner Piebalgs article about the Communication published on GREAT Insights, Volume 3, Issue 6. June 2014. "Working with the Private Sector for a Stronger Link between Growth and Poverty Alleviation"
Some articles have also been written about the Communication:
- A paper posted by the European Parliamentary Research Service: "L’engagement du secteur privé dans la coopération au développement: Les formes de coopération public-privé"
- A World Economic Forum press release on joint initiative on unlock private investments for development impact