The seminar held in Turin on the 9th of July constituted the follow up of the international conference which took place in Turin in December 2014, in the framework of a project led by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), with the cooperation of the National Democratic Institute (NDI). The meeting, organised with the Centre for African Studies and with the support of the Compagnia di San Paolo and the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, hosted a debate among representatives of the economic sector, institutional stakeholders, non-governmental organizations and local firms on a draft policy paper presented by Nicoletta Pirozzi (IAI). The study analyses the perspectives of public-private partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa in three key areas: sustainable development; good governance, democracy and human rights; peace and security. This report follows the paper presentation and summarises the key points of discussion emerged during the debate, such as the importance of informal dynamics and local stakeholders.
Report of the seminar on "Promoting Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building a Private-Public Partnership", organised within the framework of the project "Promoting stability and development in Africa: How to foster cooperation between public and private sector", Turin, 9 July 2015. The seminar was organised by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) in cooperation with the Centro Piemontese di Studi Africani (CSA), with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Compagnia di San Paolo, and with the patronage of the Municipality of Turin.