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On Sunday, European Investment Bank (EIB) President Hoyer attended the opening ceremony of the new EIB Representation for the West Bank and Gaza. During the event, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative for the occupied Palestinian territory Dr. Richard Peeperkorn and EIB Vice-President Gelsomina Vigliotti confirmed the successful ongoing implementation of the first two technical assistance assignments conducted under the global EIB-WHO partnership for health. The EIB is supporting the WHO to assist the Ministry of Health in assessing and reshaping the national primary healthcare and oncology services strategies. The support will lead to improved prioritisation and increased investment in health in Palestine.
The European Investment Bank, the world’s largest international public bank, today formally opened its first office covering the West Bank and Gaza at a ceremony in Ramallah, alongside confirming record support, backed by the European Union, for Palestinian business investment and new cooperation with the World Health Organisation to improve public health.
President Werner Hoyer participated in a conversation organised by the Atlantic Council to discuss how EU investment can assist Ukraine and in building resilient energy infrastructure in Europe. Read more
Find out more on EIB's participation at the 2022 IMF/World Bank Spring meetings.
EIB President Werner Hoyer pledges an additional €1 billion of financing to Gavi COVAX AMC to ensure that COVAX is ready to respond to the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will support the pandemic vaccine pool, improve vaccine supply and delivery logistics and also help acquire doses from local manufacturers, particularly in Africa. Read more.