As part of the EIB Group support to Ukraine, the EIB Institute will coordinate a humanitarian aid donation of €2.5 million to help the people affected by the war in Ukraine. The donation comes on top of €668 million of financing approved last week as part of the EIB’s Ukraine Solidarity Package.
The EIB Institute promotes and support social, cultural, and academic initiatives with European stakeholders and the public at large. It is a key pillar of the EIB Group’s community and citizenship engagement.
On Monday December 4th, at COP28 in Dubai, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Meridiam presented the first project – in Mauritania - to be developed and financed by The Urban Resilience Fund (TURF). The Nouakchott Coastline Development Project, managed by Meridiam, aims at protecting Mauritania’s capital city from coastal erosion and flooding, while also developing new activities to the benefit of its communities.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will actively contribute to the objectives of theGlobal Renewables and Energy Efficiency Pledge, announced today at the World Climate Action Summit, the gathering of world leaders at COP28 in Dubai. The pledge, which was joined by more than 100 countries, alongside the COP28 Presidency and the European Union, aims to accelerate the pace and deployment of renewables and energy efficiency to limit global warming. It defines new targets for the global installed capacity of renewable energy sources, set to triple by 2030. In addition, it commits to doubling the global rate of energy efficiency improvements from 2% to 4% every year until 2030.