Foley Hoag Partner Tafadzwa Pasipanodya to Serve as Panelist at 2nd Global Roundtable on Infrastructure Governance and Tools

June 20, 2018

Foley Hoag LLP partner Tafadzwa Pasipanodya will serve as a panelist at the 2nd Global Roundtable on Infrastructure Governance and Tools, taking place June 21-22, 2018 in Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire.  The conference, themed “Building the Right Infrastructure for Tomorrow,” is organized by the World Bank and the African Development Bank.

Pasipanodya’s panel, “Why is Infrastructure So Hard to Get Right?,” will focus on making good infrastructure policy that is cost efficient, sustainable, and allows for innovation. Pasipanodya will direct her remarks at best practices in the negotiation of public-private partnership (PPP) contracts, as well as the avoidance and settlement of infrastructure-related disputes.

As a member of Foley Hoag’s International Litigation and Arbitration Department, Pasipanodya represents sovereign States in contentious and advisory matters concerning international law. Her practice is focused on advising States in investor-State arbitrations and State-to-State disputes concerning mineral resources, environmental harm, territorial and maritime claims, as well as human rights.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is a regional multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries. The World Bank provides financial and technical assistance to reduce poverty and support developing countries around the world. 

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