Empowering women in one of the poorest regions

Empowering women in one of the poorest regions
Many women in Jordan, for the first time are being given the chance to successfully turn their entrepreneurial dreams into reality through access to microloans. As Muna Sukhtian, managing director of Microfund for Women describes ‘Women are Amazing’.

Responding to forced displacement Together

Responding to forced displacement Together
EIB President Hoyer attended the first ever UN World Humanitarian Summit to discuss how MDBs must work together to respond to the global development challenge of forced displacement.

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EIB’s first project in Papua New Guinea for 21 years highlighted at ACP leaders summit

The importance of support being provided by the EIB to replace 27 obsolete bridges in rural districts of Papua New Guinea was highlighted in advance the summit of leaders from Africa, Caribbean and Pacific nations being held in Port Moresby. The loan was signed in Port Moresby by Minister Patrick Pruaitch and Patrick Walsh, EIB Deputy-Director General responsible for lending outside Europe.


Pact of Amsterdam makes EIB a key player in the Urban Agenda for the EU

Ministers from across the EU signed the Pact of Amsterdam today, putting the EIB at the heart of the drive to build sustainable communities through local and regional governments. The Pact lays out the framework for the Urban Agenda for the EU, which directs EU institutions to work for better funding, regulation, and knowledge-sharing for local and regional governments.


European Investment Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank agree to strengthen cooperation

The EIB and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank today agreed to broaden cooperation to support investment in strategically important projects, seek to jointly finance projects and increase cooperation in countries where both institutions are active. The framework, which was signed by President Jin and President Hoyer at the AIIB’s headquarters in Beijing, will build on existing strong cooperation, including through streamlining the joint financing of projects and ensuring regular dialogue between the two institutions.


EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement

EIB President Werner Hoyer will this week lead a high-level delegation on an official visit to China. This represents the first visit to China by a President of Europe’s long-term lending institution since 2007 and will provide an opportunity to strengthen cooperation between the EIB and Chinese partners support for investment in China, Asia and Europe.




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