As in previous years, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is organising its annual economics conference in Luxembourg. This year’s event, which is organised by the EIB in collaboration with The European Money and Finance Forum, short SUERF, is entitled ‘Financing Productivity Growth in Europe’.
The European Microfinance Week is the major annual event of the microfinance industry, bringing together banks and financial institutions, government agencies, NGOs, consultancy firms, researchers and universities for high level and in-depth discussions. Plenary sessions about “Microfinance and access to education”, “Microfinance and housing”, “One brick at a time” and “Digital finance: full inclusion or empty promise?” will be organised, along with workshops with leading speakers.
The European Investment Bank will be a Conference Supporter of the 12th edition of the Sanabel Conference, with the aim to strengthen its pipeline in the Arab countries in the context of EIB’s economic resilience initiative. The conference will provide a platform for all concerned stakeholders to network and share experiences, progress towards objectives and take a closer look at global trends and regional activities seeking to achieve financial inclusion.
The EIB Group is sponsoring the second European Microfinance Day. This event aims to raise awareness on microfinance as a tool to fight social exclusion and unemployment in Europe. The theme of this second edition, “Creating opportunities beyond microcredit”, highlights the importance of providing non-financial services alongside financial products.
In this event, participants can expect to further their understanding of how financial instruments can help in their efforts to deliver the objectives of the EAFRD as well as gain knowledge on previous experience with financial instruments, including in field of agriculture and agri-business.
The first financial instruments using European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF) in the 2014-2020 programming period are starting implementation and these can form a source of inspiration and basis of discussion for practitioners. fi-compass provides new learning opportunities for those directly involved in the design, set-up and implementation of ESIF financial instruments via a series of workshops on how such financial instruments can support specific ESIF thematic objectives.
The Final Event of the EIB Institute’s Social Innovation Tournament organized in collaboration with the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 20 October.
La Banque européenne d'investissement (BEI) participe au prochain Forum en ligne Talents Handicap, qui facilite la mise en relation entre employeurs et candidats en situation de handicap. Notre stand virtuel présente notre engagement en faveur du handicap. Nos offres d'emploi sont consultables sur ce même stand et chaque visiteur inscrit peut candidater et nous demander rendez-vous pour des entretiens en ligne.
Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) has been a driving force of the global economy and financial markets since the project was first launched on 1 January 1999. The crisis revealed the structural fault lines of the initial project and although significant progress has been made to strengthen the institutional setup, further work lies ahead.
The Green Bond Market grew to over USD 40bn in 2015, up from just over USD 3bn three years earlier. Green Bonds enable bondholders, from individual investors to large organisations, to support the financing of environmental projects, with low carbon and climate resilience being especially popular themes.