This high-level forum will bring leading government and business figures, international and development financial institutions, and academia together, and get the perspectives of both the public and private sectors on sustainable development and green investment in Africa.
We will share experiences, innovative approaches and opportunities to mobilise private and public capital towards the Green Transition in Africa, as well as showing how green and sustainable business models are profitable, create jobs and generate wealth while contributing to achieving the world’s climate objectives.
Topics covered will include the role of the European Union and its Member States in curbing climate change across the world, with a focus on Africa; how international financial institutions are responding to this challenge through targeted, innovative instruments and enhanced outreach; and how private sector models are changing to become greener and more sustainable.
The EIB’s regional representations across Africa, together with the Portuguese EU Presidency and European Union delegations, will also host regional workshops to discuss sustainable investment best practice and investment solutions. Find out more about our EU-Africa Green talks.
In 2020, the European Investment Bank invested €10 billion outside the EU and offered hope to millions of people. Discover in our video how the EIB has made an impact on countries around the world throughout the years.
For the first time in Africa, more than 1000 schools and health centers across the Gambia are soon going to be powered by renewable energy, thanks to the financial backing from the European Investment Bank and the World Bank Group. Discover how this will help improve lives in rural areas of the country.
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For more than 50 years, the EIB has been the European Union’s international development bank. The publication “the European Investment Bank around the World” explains in a nutshell how the EIB is improving lives everywhere.
African countries are using technology in many new ways to fight the coronavirus pandemic. This report highlights some of the best digital solutions and estimates the investments required to implement the technology on a wider scale.
In the coming weeks the European Investment Bank’s regional representations across Africa, together with the Portuguese EU Presidency and European Union delegations, will host regional workshops to discuss sustainable investment best practice and investment solutions.
The Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bring together central bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, civil society, media and academics to discuss issues around global economy, international development and the world's financial markets in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Bank of Greece and the European Investment Bank are hosting the webinar ‘Investment and Investment Finance in Greece’.
The pandemic has smothered nascent hopes for a recovery of investment activity in Greece. Substantial revenue losses and a rise in uncertainty have seen investment plans slashed. We will discuss with experts and policy makers the challenges ahead and their implications for investment needs and priorities with a special focus on digitalization and a green recovery.