OREANDA-NEWS. October 22, 2008. An International Conference “Public Private Partnership: New Opportunities for Developing Infrastructure in the Contrives with Transition Economies” opened in the International Trade Center. Vnesheconombank Chairman Vladimir Dmitriev participated in the Conference. The Conference was organized by Vnesheconombank together with the European Economic Commission of the United Nations and the Higher School of Economics.

The Conference is devoted to political and institutional tasks of PPP development in Russia and abroad, issues of establishing PPP mechanisms, state management of developing the market for PPP projects as well as international and domestic best practices in implementing projects with the use of PPP mechanisms. The Conference participants focused on discussing issues of using PPP mechanisms in the crisis situation as well forming legal and regulatory basis for applying PPP.

Representatives of government authorities and executives of the largest Russian and foreign companies took part in the Conference.