November 11, 2015
On November 5, 2015, The Institute for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3) signed a collaborative agreement with the Istanbul PPP Center of Excellence (PPPCOE). The center is supported by Bogazici University and the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) of the Turkish Government.
As a leading PPP advisory services and capacity building provider, IP3 will support DEIK in enhancing PPPCOE as a knowledge center for Eurasia. Other collaborators on this program include the World Bank, IFC, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development and the OECD.
The agreement was signed while IP3’s Executive Director David Baxter was in Istanbul for the PPP Summit being held in anticipation of the G20 Summit taking place later in November. Turkey holds the presidency of the G20 for 2015. Both the PPP Summit and IP3’s participation received wide coverage in the press recognizing the many opportunities that lie ahead.
IP3 is contributing to the rapidly expanding PPP market in Turkey, a nation that straddles two continents and is also the world’s 16th largest economy. IP3’s current expansion in the Gulf States aligns with Tetra Tech’s efforts to extend its international reach in the Middle East.
The Institute for Public-Private Partnerships is a business unit of Tetra Tech, a global consulting and engineering company with over 300 offices and 13,000 employees worldwide.