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EIB at the 2018 World Bank Group/IMF Spring Meetings

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EIB at the 2018 World Bank Group/IMF Spring Meetings

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  •  Date: 18 April 2018 - 21 April 2018
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The world economic outlook, development, poverty eradication… The Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together multilateral development banks (MDBs), central bankers, ministers of finance, private sector executives and representatives of civil society to discuss issues of global concern.

As a key player in international development, the European Investment Bank participates in the 2018 Spring Meetings through a delegation led by President Werner Hoyer.

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EIB Vice-President McDowell reaffirms EIB commitment to preventing sexual harassment, abuse, and exploitation as IFIs issue joint statement

EIB Vice-President McDowell reaffirms EIB commitment to preventing sexual harassment, abuse, and exploitation as IFIs issue joint statement

Convened by the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation and the British Secretary of State for International Development, ten International Financial Institutions have reaffirmed their commitment to high standards of ethical behaviour across institutions.

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development joins the Global Emerging Markets Risk Database Consortium

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development joins the Global Emerging Markets Risk Database Consortium

Acting on behalf of the Global Emerging Markets Risk Database Consortium, EIB President Werner Hoyer and Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank, Joaquim Levy, signed a membership agreement during the Spring Meetings, making the IBRD the nineteenth member of the Consortium.

Partnership deepens between the EIB and the Inter-American Development Bank with new agreement signed

Partnership deepens between the EIB and the Inter-American Development Bank with new agreement signed

The Inter-American Development Bank and the EIB have formally expanded their partnership through a new Memorandum of Understanding reflecting the partners’ commitment to advance development in Latin America and the Caribbean through blended finance, co-financing, and knowledge sharing.

The EIB at the World Bank/IMF meetings

Wednesday, 18th April

  • The International Finance Corporation’s flagship event on Creating Markets in Climate Business: Mobilizing Private Sector Solutions convened 2018 Spring Meetings delegates, public sector representatives and private sector companies who are leaders in climate action, and IFC/World Bank staff.
  • With EIB Vice-President, Jonathan Taylor, IFC Chief Executive Officer, Philippe Le Houérou and Financial Times US Managing Editor, Gillian Tett
  • 13:00 to 14:15 Eastern Time
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  • Global toolbox to advance private sector investment
  • This event provided an opportunity for MDBs to discuss their contribution to meeting the development challenges of the 21st century.
  • With EIB Vice-President, Ambroise Fayolle and Permanent Representative of the EIB Group in Washington, Romualdo Massa Bernucci
  • 17:00 to 19:30 Eastern Time

Thursday, 19th April

  • The European Investment Bank and the Bertelsmann Foundation jointly organised an event on the Economic Resilience Initiative, which aimed at mobilising additional financing in support of economies in the Southern Neighbourhood and the Western Balkans.
  • With EIB President, Werner Hoyer, Bertelsmann Foundation President and CEO, Aart De Geus, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, Polish Ministry of Finance Department of International Cooperation Deputy Director, Tomasz Skurzewski, EIB Board of Directors Member, Gelsomina Vigliotti, EC DEVCO Director-General, Stefano Manservisi, EIB Head of Operations Director-General, Jean-Christophe Laloux, and Silicon Badia Investment Associate, Dina Shawar.
  • 11:00 to 12:30 Eastern Time
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  • The Capacity Development Platform encompasses capacity development activities for selected target groups, regions, and topics of special interest to the EIB in which the IMF has strong technical capacities.
  • With EIB President, Werner Hoyer and IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde
  • 15:00 to 15:30 Eastern Time

Friday, 20th April

  • The new EIB bond will help provide basic services such as clean water, health and education to people around the world.
  • With EIB President, Werner Hoyer and EC Vice-President, Valdis Dombrovskis and UNDP Administrator, Achim Steiner
  • 08:30 to 11:00 Eastern Time
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  • EIB Group: A leader in sustainable financing [PDF] 
  • The AICGS Geoeconomics Program focuses on identifying strategies for U.S., German, and European Union engagement in the global economy to promote their prosperity and broader national interests. This year, AICGS places a strong emphasis on proposals for strengthening the EU and the Eurozone. The event was a roundtable discussion on the role of EIB in the European Investment Plan.
  • With EIB President, Werner Hoyer
  • 12:00 to 13:30 Eastern Time
  • EIB Investment Report 2017/2018: From recovery to sustainable growth
  • Cities are more attractive than ever: an increasing number of the world’s citizens are moving to cities. Yet, this development brings up critical questions with regards to funding and investment, the modernisation of key infrastructures, and the use of information technology. Vice-President Hudák shared knowledge with local and regional decision-makers on how to improve access to funds and help them use existing funds more effectively.
  • With EIB Vice-President, Vazil Hudák and Atlantic Council Senior Fellow, Barbara Matthews
  • 12:30 to 13:30 Eastern Time
  • The World Bank and the European Commission partnered to convene a high-level stakeholder roundtable on the topic of Crowding in Private Investments for Jobs & Sustainable Development: Maximizing the Job Potential of Innovative Financing Tools to tackle the daunting challenge that countries are facing to create jobs.
  • With EIB Vice-President, Ambroise Fayolle, World Bank Chief Executive Office, Kristalina Georgieva and European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica
  • 14:30 to 15:45 Eastern Time
  • Seven Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) launched a new platform to enhance their collaboration on economic migration and forced displacement, advance strategic dialogue and operational coordination and maximise the impact of the MDBs’ growing engagement in these two areas.
  • With EIB President, Werner Hoyer, World Bank Group Chief Executive Officer, Kristalina Georgieva, African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, Asian Development Bank Vice-President for Finance and Risk Management, Ingrid van Wees, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President, Sir Suma Chakrabarti, Inter-American Development Bank President, Luis Alberto Moreno and Islamic Development Bank President, Bandar Hajjar
  • 16:00 to 17:00 Eastern Time
  • This event showcased key issues faced by major global cities in building their resilience, and gave the audience a front-row seat to insights from investors on how cities can attract the resources they need for success.
  • With EIB Vice-President, Vazil Hudák, 100 Resilient Cities City Solutions Vice-President, Elizabeth Yee, PwC Partner, Jessica Shannon and Kampala Capital City Authority Executive Director, Jennifer Semulaka Musisi
  • 17:00 to 18:30 Eastern Time
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  • Multilateral development banks work together to deliver infrastructure around the world to improve people’s lives. The Panama Canal is the fruit of a cooperation between the European Investment Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank. The signature on a Memorandum of Understanding on EIB-IDB secondments will strengthen the partnership between these two international financial institutions.
  • With EIB President, Werner Hoyer and Inter-American Development Bank President, Luis Moreno
  • 18:00 to 18:30 Eastern Time
  • The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) joined the Global Emerging Markets (GEMs) Risk Database Consortium – a pooling of credit performance data into a comprehensive database – jointly launched by the EIB and the International Finance Corporation in 2009.
  • With EIB President, Werner Hoyer and Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer, Joaquim Levy
  • 19:00 Eastern Time

Saturday, 21st April

  • This event will provide an opportunity for international financial institutions to share their experiences of safeguarding standards and operations in order to prevent sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment in the context of their ongoing strategies and work to promote gender equality.
  • With EIB Vice-President Andrew Mcdowell
  • 11:30 to 12:30 Eastern Time

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