eC2: Kyrgyz Schools PPP – Technical Consultant

Deadline: 26-Jun-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

In November 2018 the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Ministry signed aindex Financial Advisory Services Agreement, under which IFC will act as the lead advisor to the Ministry in structuring a PPP for designing, financing, construction and/or reconstruction, operation and maintenance of 20 (new) schools It is expected that the Government will continue delivering educational services in the new schools. The private partner will be selected through a competitive tender process. IFC intends to select an engineering/ financial consultant to advise and assist IFC in undertaking due diligence and implementing a competitive selection of a private partner to implement the Project. The private partner will be responsible for designing, financing, construction and/or reconstruction, operation and maintenance of schools and it is expected that the Ministry will deliver the educational services, including the teachers and the management of the educational process.

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eC2: Mid-term review of operations of Europe and Central Asia PPP Transaction Advisory Services

Deadline: 07-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

IFC is seeking a Consultant to conduct a review of the Europe and Central Asia PPP Transaction Advisory Program mid-way through its operations life. The main objective of the mid-term review (MTR) is to assess the performance of the Program in light of its Operating Guidelines both in terms of internal procedures, management, project work, and external development impact and also to present clear recommendations for program steering.

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Risks and Returns: Managing Financial Trade-Offs for Inclusive Growth in Europe and Central Asia

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“Risks and Returns: Managing Financial Trade-Offs for Inclusive Growth in Europe and Central Asia” argues that striking the right balance across all dimensions of financial development (stability, efficiency, inclusion, and overall depth) is crucial for achieving and sustaining inclusive growth.

Emerging Europe and Central Asia, perhaps now more than ever, faces the urgent need for financial sector reforms. Reforms are needed not only to make the region more resilient to financial shocks but also to support efforts to strengthen income growth, particularly that of the middle- to lower-income earners, many of whom since the global financial crisis have questioned the benefits of greater economic and financial integration.