By Carolina Monsalve, World Bank Report No. 60223-ECA, March 2011 (English but also available in Macedonian, Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian, Albanian) – Report on railway reform in countries in South East Europe with focus on institutional reform, operational and financial performance and international integration. The report recommends prioritizing railway reform to ensure compliance with European Union legislation for the railway sector and improve railway performance. Countries covered include Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia, Romania, and Serbia.
Report available in several languages: English, Macedonian, Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian, Albanian.
This overview provides a summary of the public-private partnership (PPP) legal and institutional frameworks in the seven countries of the Western Balkans. It also contains recommendations on how to further strengthen the ability of public bodies to implement PPPs. It is intended primarily for public sector bodies responsible for promoting and overseeing PPPs in the Region. Nevertheless, the report may also be useful to international financial institutions and private sector stakeholders seeking to improve their understanding of the PPP framework in the Western Balkans.
Cover analysis report for Central and Eastern Europe
The 2007/8 concession laws assessment is part of the EBRD's efforts to improve the legal environment in its countries of operations. Through the Project, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) aims to encourage, influence and provide guidance to policy and law makers, while developing the concessions and PPP related legal reform in the region. In addition to concession laws assessment the EBRD has undertaken similar evaluations in secured transactions, corporate governance, bankruptcy and securities markets.
The assessment includes: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia,...