Within the EU co-financed project “Combining European Structural and Investment funds and Public-Private Partnership” the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness (beneficiary) and ESCO group ltd. (contractor) are jointly organizing international Conference to be held on 11th April 2017 in the Hotel Westin, Zagreb.

Public sector representatives, particularly local governments, financial institutions and private investors as well are most welcome. The presenters are prominent experts in the field of public finance, EU funding, Public Private Partnership, public accounting and budgeting, etc.

The Conference will present the form of contractual relationship between the public authorities and the private partner to implement infrastructure projects and/or to provide public services. Combining public and private partners and contracting service delivery standards will provide greater efficiency, better access to capital and better compliance with a series of regulations. Combination of EU grants, financial instruments and private capital, within the Public Private Partnership arrangements, assure the high co-financing and efficiency of public projects. It is especially important to point out the fact that the understanding of the opportunities that will be presented at the conference is necessary for the exploitation of existing and new European initiatives such as the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).

Participation at the conference is free of charge. The simultaneous interpretation will be provided for participants.