The main focus of this event will be on the role of social financial intermediaries (SFI) in the set-up of national or regional level financial instruments products with the European Social Fund (ESF) such as loans, guarantees, equity or quasi-equity. The opportunities of such instruments, as well as SFI’s most common practical challenges in implementing them will be in the spotlight of this event.
The aim of the event is to raise awareness about how financial instruments can help deliver the objectives of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD), especially in the fields of agriculture, agri-food, forestry and rural entrepreneurship.
This year the EIB will once again act as partner for the Congress of French Regions, which will take place on 27 and 28 September 2017 in Orléans in the Centre-Val de Loire region with the theme of Daring to experiment on a regional level.
FORMEC is the largest scientific forest engineering network, which gathers annually 200-250 leading researchers, practitioners and high-level experts from around the world. The theme of the FORMEC conference this year is: “Innovating the Competitive Edge: From Research to Impact in the Forest Value Chain”.
In pursuit of economic growth and the sustainable development goals (SDGs), the European Investment Bank - the EU-Bank - has been called upon by the European Council to step up its support to the European Union’s neighbourhood. The Bank’s newly launched Economic Resilience Initiative will allow the blending of funds from the donor community with EIB financing. Thus it will scale up blended funding in favour of critical investments through intensified EIB activity.
The objective of this event is to raise awareness among potentially interested stakeholders in Finland on how financial instruments co-funded with European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) can help achieve objectives set out in the ESIF Operational Programmes.
As part of a series of events organised to debate current trends in investment and investment finance at the national level in different EU Member States, the EIB is co-organising a half-day conference on “Investment and Investment Finance – the Spanish Case” with Banco de España.
The EIB Institute is supporting the 57th ERSA (European Regional Science Association) Congress “Social Progress for Resilient Regions” to be held from 29 August to 1 September 2017 in Groningen, The Netherlands, and in which EIB Vice-President Pim van Ballekom will participate.Vice-Pres...
The European Commission supported by the European Investment Bank (fi-compass) is organising the sixth macro-regional event on financial instruments under the European Fund for Agriculture and Rural Development (EAFRD).