London, United Kingdom

EIB President Hoyer will be addressing the Supporting Syria and the Region London 2016 Conference on February 4 – laying out the contribution that the EIB Group can make and is already making as the biggest international financial institution active in the region with three decades of experience and expertise. The is intended to raise significant new funding to meet the needs of all those affected by the crisis within Syria and to support neighbouring countries hosting refugees, to cope with the impact of the crisis.

The conference, hosted by the UK, Germany, Norway, Kuwait, and the United Nations, aims to address the longer-term needs of those affected by the crisis by identifying ways to create economic opportunities and jobs and to provide education.