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Workshop forges direct links to country-led climate action

SONGDO, 01 JUN 2018 The Green Climate Fund has strengthened its country-driven approach to supporting global climate action with the conclusion today of the Empowering Direct Access workshop. During the past four days, almost a hundred participants from various corners of the planet have met at GCF HQ in Songdo, the Republic of Korea, to learn […]

EBRD and international donors improve solid waste management in Lviv

Financing of up to €35 million from the EBRD, E5P and CIFs for waste management in Lviv Rehabilitation of Hrybovychi landfill to become first project under National Solid Waste Management Strategy Ukraine joins the EBRD’s Green Cities Framework The western Ukrainian municipality of Lviv will receive a financing package of up to €35 million arranged by the EBRD […]

EBRD, GCECA publish recommendations on physical climate impacts in financial reporting

New report on physical climate risk provides recommendations for firms to integrate climate impacts into investment decisions Paper, published at EBRD and GCECA-organised conference, summarises guidance on emerging practices developed by working groups Leading financial institutions, corporations and regulators discuss steps to improve financial stability in the face of climate risk, in line with G20-initiated […]

GCF workshop strengthens direct access to climate finance

SONGDO, 29 MAY 2018 The second GCF Empowering Direct Access workshop opens today to help developing countries progress innovative climate action that makes a difference at the local and global levels. This is one of GCF’s most important events of the year, as it reflects the Fund’s country-driven focus on ensuring the climate projects it supports match local […]

Kyrgyz Republic to Scale-Up Disaster and Climate Change Resilience, with World Bank Support

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2018 – All citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic will potentially benefit from a Project that will ensure risk reduction investment in educational infrastructure, a stronger capacity to respond to disasters, and a better environment to scale-up the country’s mandatory disaster insurance program. The Enhancing Resilience in Kyrgyzstan Project was approved today by the World Bank’s […]

World Bank Group Executive Directors Complete Visit to Countries in Europe and Central Asia

TBILISI, May 25, 2018 – In May 2018, ten members of the World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors (EDs) visited Belarus, Georgia, and Ukraine to experience first-hand the development opportunities and challenges faced by these countries. The group of EDs also met and exchanged views with authorities, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders on partnership with the World […]

EBRD expects to step up investments in support of 2030 development agenda

Initial focus on existing regions in face of major international challenges The  European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expects to scale up its activities in support of global development goals, even after another year of record investments in 2017, the Bank’s President, Sir Suma Chakrabarti, said. He said work would begin shortly on whether the […]

EBRD-backed United Group plans €600 million investment in Western Balkans

United Group is the largest multi-play telecoms and media provider in south-eastern Europe. United Group is a major regional employer, with over 3,400 employees. United Group has increased connectivity across the region by laying over 15,000 km of fibre-optic cable, reaching 1.77 million homes and over 50,000 businesses. The EBRD has welcomed the announcement by […]





Centre for Developing Markets (Centre) was set up as a coordination hub that supports and facilitates business opportunities in early market-oriented economies and emerging markets. In cooperation with international financial institutions the Centre actively promotes integration of the Czech engineers, consultants and suppliers into the international business environment during preparation and implementation phases of infrastructure projects across developing markets.


  • Czech consultants and suppliers will successfully pursue and implement infrastructure projects financed by international financial institutions across developing markets, and
  • ARI will act as a partner across selected developing markets towards governmental and international financial institutions as well as developing agencies in the infrastructure sector


The Centre focuses on achieving the following objectives:

  • Support Czech Republic’s entry into the Asian Development Bank (ADB).


  • Monitoring of strategic plans and projects prepared by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the World Bank (WB), the European Commission (EC), the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
  • Searching and identification of market opportunities in Eastern Europe, Baltics, Balkans, Caucasus and Central Asia.
  • Organisation for ARI members and clients networking and matchmaking events with representatives of development banks, governmental delegations from developing countries, potential contracting authorities and suppliers.
  • Assistance with searching for local partners across developing markets.
  • Sharing know-how while preparing competitive bids and expression of interests.
  • Providing information on the legal, commercial and political environment of developing countries.
  • Organisation of regular coordination meetings among members and representatives of international institutions.


The Association represents more than 50 companies, institutions, embassies and chambers of commerce – established to seek mutual support and jointly contribute to achieve the sustainable development of public infrastructure in the Czech Republic and a qualitative growth of the supplier sector by strengthening its know-how and social responsibility.

The Association is accepting applications from companies interested to support and even participate in expert discussions and preparation of conceptual changes in the Czech infrastructure sector.