The 8th UNECE International Public Private Partnership Forum for SDGs - Istanbul 8-10 May


The Provisional Programme of the 8th edition of the UNECE International PPP Forum.
The 3-day hybrid event – with in-person and online participation – will be held at the Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel in Istanbul, Türkiye, from 8 to 10 May 2024, and is co-organised with the Government of Türkiye. The organizers encourage you to participate in person where possible.

This year’s Forum will look at the role of Public-Private Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals (PPPs for the SDGs) by accelerating SDG implementation and climate action with a focus on the contribution of PPPs and infrastructure finance to sustainable recovery, resilience, and reconstruction. The Forum will bring together representatives of governments, the private sector, academia, civil society organizations, international financial institutions, and other stakeholders to discuss inter-alia the following topics:

1.    Climate-resilient PPP and infrastructure projects in support of the SDGs;
2.    Digital and green transformations in PPPs for the SDGs;
3.    PPPs as a tool to attract sustainable finance for infrastructure;
4.    PPPs and women empowerment and stakeholder participation; and
5.    Small-scale PPPs and capacity building.

The 8th edition of the UNECE International PPP Forum will also provide an opportunity to showcase PPP and infrastructure projects from around the world. 

All related documents and practical information for participants is available on the website
Participants are invited to register to the event by 6 May 2024 via the online registration form. Registration is free of charge, and the secretariat will issue letters of invitation upon request (which could also be used as supporting documents for visa applications).

You may find a comprehensive participant's guide, with information of hotel details with special rates for registered participants. Find the guide here.
Should you have any questions or require additional information, please feel free to contact the secretariat at


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