The aim of the conference 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 and agri-business.
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 Complaints Mechanism of the EIB is organising its first outreach event in Kyiv, Ukraine, in partnership with CEE Bankwatch Network and six Independent Accountability Mechanisms such the Project Complaint Mechanism of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Inspection Panel of the World Bank, the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman of the International Finance Corporation and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, World Bank Group, the Office of Accountability of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and the Complaints Mechanism of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank.
The EU Bank will take part in COP22, the annual meeting of global leaders and climate action specialists. Nations from around the world will negotiate and shape their contributions to reduce carbon emissions and promote climate-resilient growth in Europe as well as in developing and emerging countri...
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.
The transition to a new, circular and sustainable way of doing business needs to happen on the ground. Eco-innovative entrepreneurs know that environmental protection makes business sense and understand how being innovative today will help them grow sustainably in the long term. Turning environmental challenges into business opportunities will help deliver a resource-efficient, green and competitive low-carbon EU economy.