It's a theme resonating in many of the corridors and meeting rooms around this year's Spring meetings of the World Bank Group - but the conversation on multilateralism at the Atlantic Council between EIB President Werner Hoyer and former World Bank chief and former US trade envoy Robert Zoellick offered some fresh perspectives.
The conversation ranged from reflections on the new US administration, China as a "responsible stakeholder", to the value of Multilateral Development Banks like the EIB and the World Bank and how working together can help tackle challenges like migration and climate change.
“By simply walking away from a group of cooperative people you don't get stronger, you get lonely. We need to move away from zero sum thinking,” Werner Hoyer, President of the EIB
The Aral Sea is one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in the history of the modern world. The disaster directly affects more than 33 million people living in the Aral Sea basin with a devastating effect on the local environment and economy alike. It is a grave situation, but not yet irreparable, and the EIB – together with other EU institutions, international financial institutions (IFIs) and the Government of Uzbekistan – has been drafting a set of comprehensive measures to help save the Aral Sea from extinction.
La Banque européenne d’investissement a le regret d’informer que, dû aux circonstances actuelles concernant le COVID-19 et aux restrictions mises en place par la Banque européenne d’investissement, nous somment dans l’obligation d’annuler les ventes caritatives de 2020.
Nous souhaitons remercier toutes les associations pour leur fidélité et leur participation aux éditions des années précédentes et nous espérons les revoir toutes l’année prochaine.