Transparent and responsible implementation of PPP projects in Serbia

Date start: 02.07.2019.
PPP3_front_32.jpg Since the establishment of the Commission for Public-Private Partnerships in Serbia in 2012, 112 PPP projects have been approved in 65 cities and municipalities, of which most in the City of Belgrade - eight, five in Pirot and Zrenjanin, four in Topola, Stara Pazova and Novi Sad. Of the total number, the most projects are for reconstruction and maintenance of public lighting (37), passenger transport (33), 13 are for production and distribution of heat energy using the energy efficiency principle, and nine projects are for public utilities. One of the positive examples of PPP project implementation is the municipality of Becej, which, thanks to the partnership with a private company, became the first municipality in Serbia to regulate the provision of chimney services under this model. Without investing funds, the municipality regulated chimney services and thus contributed to increasing the safety of both the citizens and the entire community. These are the results of the research carried out within the project “Transparent and responsible implementation of PPP projects in Serbia”, implemented by the Institute for Territorial Economic Development (InTER). The project was funded by NGO Fractal and it was developed within the European Commission’ project Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2014-2015.