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Program NameCzech Republic: PPP Centrum
Country/RegionCzech Republic
Sovereign Long-Term Rating
S & P Local: n.a. S & P Foreign: n.a.
Moody's Local: n.a. Moody's Foreign: n.a.
Fitch Local: n.a. Fitch Foreign: n.a.
Includes Sub-Sovereigns?No
Program DescriptionPPP Centrum a.s. (joint stock company) was formed on the 1st of July 2004 by a government decree. PPP Centrum only shareholder is the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic (MF CR).

PPP Centrum was established to speed up preparation of legal environment and methodological procedures in relation to PPP in the Czech Republic. Our public mission is to apply the best practice knowledge in governance and preparation of PPP projects. At present PPP Centrum acts as a knowledge centre for implementation of PPP projects.

Our commitment is to:
o Successfully implement PPP projects in the Czech Republic
o Help to set and ensure best practice in developing, procuring and appraisal of PPPs
o Ensure sophisticated discussion and an exchange of information and knowledge obtained in realization of PPPs
o Minimize risks resulting from realization of PPP projects for public sector
o Serve all parts of the public sector in the whole preparation process of PPPs
o Ensure transparency and set up ethical standards
o Develop our professional capacity and serve as a centre of knowledge for the area of PPP in the Czech Republic
o Cooperate with the Departnement of Methodology and Regulation of PPP at the Ministry of Finance, which is responsible for monitoring and regulation of long term future liabilities of public budgets resulting from realization of PPPs
o Act with integrity, fairness and transparency

According to our mission PPP Centrum will assist only to the public sector (including central and regional authorities). The only financial income connected with PPPs will come from the Ministry of Finance and public sector sponsors.

Jan Škurek, Executive Director
E-mail: jan.skurek@pppcentrum.cz

PPP Centrum a.s.
Na P?íkop? 3-5
110 00 Prague 1
CZECH REPUBLIC

Phone: 00420 234 155 363
Fax: 00420 234 155 351
E-mail: info@pppcentrum.cz

Program Source(s)n.a.
Program Sector(s)n.a.
Overall Program Contact(s)n.a.
Program Project(s)n.a.
Program Web Siteshttp://www.pppcentrum.cz/index.php?lang=en&cmd=page&id=1194
http://www.mfcr.cz/cps/rde/xchg/mfcr/hs.xsl/pub_priv_part_en.html?year=PRESENT
http://www.mmr.cz/index.php?lang=3
Entered On08/30/2007 at 04:49 PM
Updated On04/08/2009 at 07:44 AM