Regional project “Implementing Good governance Principles in Public-Private Partnership Projects (GO PPP)”

Project start: 12.2023. - Project end: 01.2025. ActiveProject

InTER started the implementation of the project: “Implementing Good Governance Principles in Public-Private Partnership Projects (GO PPP)” in cooperation with the following partners from the region: Institute for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (IPER) from Montenegro and the Albanian Center for Economic Research (ACER) from Albania.

The project will introduce the principles of good governance in public-private partnership (PPP) projects, by improving participatory approach, transparency, accountability, and efficiency. Sustainable mechanisms for regional cooperation and coordination will be developed. At the regional level, the project will establish a Regional Initiative for PPP, which will bring together the key decision makers in four countries of the Western Balkans: Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, and North Macedonia. At the local level, the project will launch local PPP forums in four pilot municipalities, bringing together representatives of civil society, the public and private sectors, and local government.

The overall objective is to promote the principles of good governance in public-private partnership (PPP) projects in the countries of the Western Balkans (specifically: Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, and North Macedonia). The specific objective is to improve the participatory approach in PPP projects by increasing public awareness of the importance of active participation for the sake of transparency, accountability, efficiency and sustainability of development initiatives. The project will also contribute to establishing cooperation between the cvil society organisations through the Western Balkans.

The project is supported by a grant from the regional project “SMART Balkans - Civil Society for Shared Society in the Western Balkans” implemented by the Center for Civil Society Promotion (CPCD), Center for Research and Policy Making (CRPM) and the Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM), and financially supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA).

Duration of the project is 20 months, from 1 December 2023 to 31 June 2025.
Project value (NOK): 1,650,239.93