Pioneering Infrastructure Investment Symposium Hosted by South Africa

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Trailblazing Event for Infrastructure Investment

South Africa is gearing up to host a virtual Infrastructure Investment Symposium on September 28 and 29, 2023. Following the successful organization of the fifteenth annual BRICS Summit, this highly anticipated event is arranged under the guidance of the BRICS Task Force on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and Infrastructure.

Bringing Together a Wealth of Knowledge

The Symposium offers an assembly of high-level officials from BRICS governments, featuring members of the BRICS Task Force, infrastructure practitioners, regulators, policy experts, and sponsors. Moreover, industry specialists, academics, representatives from Multilateral Development Banks, and Development Finance Institutions have been invited to participate, bringing their unique insights and perspectives.

Establishing a Space for Cooperation

The main objective of the event is to encourage mutual dialogue, knowledge exchange, and collaborative discussions amongst various stakeholders. The primary focus is to investigate inventive methods for promoting the efficient development and implementation of public infrastructure, enhancing private sector involvement, and advancing the application of green, transition, and sustainable finance.

The Impact of Infrastructure Investment

Infrastructure investments have a significant impact on human, social, environmental, and economic development. Through promoting these investments, the Symposium seeks to substantially contribute to the overall growth and betterment of societies, both within and outside the BRICS countries.

Creating Connections for Progress

The virtual symposium aims to provide a holistic view of infrastructure project development and financing. By linking policymakers, academics, and industry specialists, the event seeks to foster a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities present in infrastructure development within the BRICS nations.

Exploring Novel Approaches to Infrastructure Funding

A primary focus of the Symposium will be the investigation of innovative financing alternatives and models for infrastructure development projects. By analyzing successful Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiatives and discussing the potential of green and sustainable financing options, participants will delve into creative solutions to funding challenges.

Prioritizing Sustainability and Green Finance

In the face of the global climate crisis, the emphasis on green, transition, and sustainable finance is more critical than ever. The Symposium acknowledges this urgency and aims to advance the discussion on the significance of adopting financing models that prioritize environmental and social factors.

A Launchpad for Worldwide Change

Though the Infrastructure Investment Symposium primarily focuses on the BRICS countries, its potential influence extends beyond regional borders. By promoting knowledge sharing and collaboration among key stakeholders, the event aspires to inspire innovative thinking and stimulate positive change in the infrastructure sector on a global scale.

An Inclusive Online Forum for Industry Leaders

The online format of the gathering allows for a more inclusive and accessible experience for a diverse audience. This virtual platform enables participants from various parts of the world to connect, share ideas, and collaborate without the limitations of time and distance.

Looking Ahead

The forthcoming Infrastructure Investment Symposium has the potential to be a groundbreaking event in the realm of infrastructure development and financing. Through knowledge sharing, interdisciplinary collaboration, and a focus on sustainable and innovative financing options, the event provides a dynamic platform for stakeholders to devise strategies and forge partnerships that could reshape the global infrastructure landscape.

Registration and Further Information

For more information on the Symposium and to register for the event, please click here. For media inquiries, please contact For any other inquiries, please contact

South Africa is at the forefront of promoting international dialogue and collaboration on infrastructure development and financing. Through the Infrastructure Investment Symposium, the country is offering a stage for experts, policymakers, and industry leaders to exchange ideas, form partnerships, and contribute to a more sustainable, equitable, and prosperous global future.

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