The Directorate General for Regional Policy of the European Commission, in cooperation with the European Investment Bank Group is pleased to announce the conference JEREMIE and JESSICA: Innovative financial instruments in EU Cohesion Policy.
This event took place in Brussels at the Conrad on Thursday, 22 October 2009 (starting at 16.30 hrs) and on Friday, 23 October 2009 all day.
The conference was designed as a flagship event aimed at the promotion of the JEREMIE and JESSICA initiatives and the exchange of best practice among participants. It provided an updated state of play of the implementation of both initiatives in Member States, including presentations by national and regional authorities of case studies and recent developments in their areas.
It also brought together high level participants from EU Member States including policymakers and representatives of the public and private sector involved in:
• JEREMIE - Access to Finance for SMEs
• JESSICA - Sustainable Urban Development