EIB President Werner Hoyer has been participating in UNGA this week alongside senior representatives of the EU Bank, which is owned by the 27 members of the European Union. President Hoyer was joining global leaders to address the climate emergency and ways to accelerate the 2030 Global Agenda for Sustainable Development through innovative investment.
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EIB President Werner Hoyer explains why he thinks the awareness around climate action is growing and highlights the need to act urgently. He also stresses the importance to "bring the word partnership to life" when working with African counterparts.
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Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and founder of Breakthrough Energy, visited the European Investment Bank and signed an agreement with Werner Hoyer, president of the EIB, to accelerate the clean energy transition. During this working visit, Bill Gates also addressed the staff of the EIB and talked about the challenges we face to tackle climate change and work towards sustainable development.
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