Title: Universal Service Obligations in Utility Concession Contracts and the Needs of the Poor in Argentina’s Privatizations

Languages: English

Type: Document

Region: Latin America and Caribbean

Country: Global / Non-Specific

Topics: Pro-poor

Keywords: Contractual Provisions, Contract, Privatization


Document Details:


This document is a study on Argentina’s Obligatory Service and Universal Service obligation for diverse sectors such as energy, telecommunication, water and sewage, and gas. It opens with an analysis of the concepts of Obligatory Service and Universal Service, including the Argentinean experience, and concludes with the relevant principles of the case.

Updated: August 25, 2020