'Strategic Communication for Privatization, Public-Private Partnerships, and Private Participation in Infrastructure' reviews the experiences of the World Bank and its clients in employing public communication programs during the processes of privatization and private sector participation. Drawing from academic and policy research as well as from case studies, it highlights good practices and identifies lessons learned through an examination of success and failures. This book recommends principles of strategic communication and offers a methodology for researching and analyzing the communication issues associated with privatization and private sector participation. It includes an operational approach to design and implementation of public communication programs for the various forms of privatization and public-private initiatives. This publication is the eighth in a series of Working Papers sponsored by the Development Communication Division (DevComm) of the World Bank's External Affairs Vice-Presidency. This series is designed to share invations and lessons learned in the application of strategic communication in development projects. Together with other dors, NGOs, and private sector partners, DevComm seeks to mainstream the discipline of development communication in development practice.