EIB-WHO joint event on Investing in health for all
Co-chaired by President Hoyer and WHO Director General Dr Tedros, the event focused on how the UN, multilateral financial institutions, public and private sector and academia can work together to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including the area of Good Health and Well-being.
From a breakthrough vaccine against COVID-19 to clean energy in Poland or safer drinking water in Lesotho, the European Investment Bank finances sustainable projects that have a positive impact on people and the planet.
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The EU’s climate bank
The European Investment Bank is one of the world’s main financers of climate action. The decade 2021-2030 is critical to address our planet's climate and environment emergency. To achieve this, trillions of investment are required. The European Union and the EIB Group play a leading role in implementing the Paris Agreement. We place sustainability at the heart of our activities.
Outside the European Union, UK and EFTA, the EIB provided €7.2 billion of financing in 2021. The EU bank is active in more than 160 countries worldwide and is a key partner of Team Europe.
Our key investments around the world help create stability, promote sustainable growth and fight climate change. Over the last 10 years, we have invested more than €70 billion beyond the European Union.
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