The European Investment Bank (EIB) today approved EUR 10.2 billion of new financing to support business investment and strengthen economic resilience to COVID-19, accelerate the green energy transition, expand sustainable transport and improve health, education, social housing and urban development.
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The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and European Investment Bank (EIB) are partnering to provide EUR 30 million (USD 36 million) to CDB’s Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) for health-related emergency expenditure, including the purchase of vaccines against COVID-19, investments in healthcare, and efforts to limit the spread of the virus. The funding will help protect vulnerable groups and accelerate the region’s return to normal economic activities.
The EIB Group proudly participates in Pride 2021 celebrations in Luxembourg, where our headquarters are based. As an EU body, the EIB Group adheres to the EU’s motto “United in Diversity.” Pride celebrations in Europe and around the world remind us of the improvements in equality for LGBTIQ citizens, but also of what still needs to be done to secure full equal rights and combat all forms of discrimination.