Russia begins a new military aggression against Ukraine. The EIB Group expresses its solidarity with the Ukrainian people and strongly condemns the unjustified Russian attack of the country.
First part of Ukraine Solidarity Urgent Response
Immediate assistance, backed by an EU guarantee, for the Ukrainian authorities.
Why it matters
It helps the Government of Ukraine meet most immediate and urgent financial needs.
Fully disbursed in March 2022
Second part of Ukraine Solidarity Urgent Response
Immediate response, backed by an EU guarantee, for essential needs.
Why it matters
This support helps Ukraine fix damaged infrastructure, restart municipal services, and support urgent energy efficiency measures in preparation for the cold season.
€1.05 billion disbursed by October 2022
Humanitarian aid donation
A donation of a €2.5 million humanitarian aid package.
Why it matters
The donation, coordinated by the EIB Institute, provides food, water, medicine, protection and trauma care for people impacted by the conflict in Ukraine and its neighbouring countries.
Additional humanitarian donation
A donation of a €95,000 for two humanitarian projects.
Why it matters
The donation provides education to Ukrainian teenager refugees and meals for people in Ukraine that have little or no access to food.
24 February 2022
4 March 2022
The EIB Board approves €668 million immediate financial support to Ukraine.
This immediate response follows Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Read the statement expressing the EIB Group's solidarity with the Ukrainian people and strong condemnation of the Russian military invasion.
4 April 2022
The EIB fully disburses the initial emergency solidarity package for Ukraine, within a month of its approval. The package includes €668 million in immediate assistance for the Ukrainian authorities. The EIB Institute also donates €2.5 million for humanitarian aid to help people affected by the conflict in Ukraine.
9 April 2022
At “Stand Up For Ukraine,” a global fundraising event to support the victims of the Russian invasion, the EIB pledges an additional €4 billion to support Ukrainian war refugees in EU Member States. The new package will finance key social infrastructure, including housing, schools, hospitals and kindergartens.
18 May 2022
The EIB Board of Directors approves a €4 billion credit line to help national authorities, cities, regions and local communities in all EU Member States address urgent investment needs and help welcome and integrate people fleeing the war against Ukraine.
The EIB credit line follows the pledge announced by President Werner Hoyer on 9 April 2022 at “Stand Up for Ukraine”, a global campaign for pledging funds for Ukraine and its refugees. The credit line will be complemented by the EMBRACE Advisory Platform, supported by InvestEU Advisory Hub, JASPERS and fi-compass initiatives, and helping EU Member States to better address infrastructure needs.
25 July 2022
The EIB Board, supported by the EU Commission, approves €1.59 billion of EU financial assistance for Ukraine.
15 September 2022
The EIB Group disburses €500 million of immediate assistance to Ukraine to address its most urgent needs. These funds are part of the second €1.59 billion package of the EIB’s Ukraine Solidarity Urgent Response developed in close cooperation with the European Commission. On this day, President Hoyer presents to Ukraine’s Prime minister Denys Shmyhal EIB Group’s plans for the recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine.
12 October 2022
The EIB Group disburses an additional €550 million of immediate assistance to Ukraine to address its most urgent needs. These funds are part of the second €1.59 billion package of the EIB’s Ukraine Solidarity Urgent Response developed in close cooperation with the European Commission. Following a first disbursement on 15 September from this package, the disbursed amount will help Ukraine cover urgent financing needs, restore some of the most critical damaged infrastructure, resume the provision of municipal services and support cities in the process of recovering basic functions and basic services for the population. To this day, the EIB Group has disbursed in total €1.7 billion to Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion. The EIB Institute also announces an aid of €95 000 for two additional projects.