Articles by EIB: News

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Innovative climate finance: the role of non-state actors

“Never before at the European Investment Bank have we seen as many private and public sector initiatives that are focused on building a sustainable financial system,” said EIB Vice-President Jonathan Taylor on 15 November 2017 at a COP23 si…



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Wopke Hoekstra, full member of the Board of Directors

On 26 October 2017, Mr Wopke HOEKSTRA was appointed as Minister of Finance.He also becomes EIB Governor for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, succeeding Mr Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM.From 2011, Mr HOEKSTRA combined his role at McKinsey with membership of the Se…


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Calls for tenders for the new EIB building in Luxembourg

The EIB has launched calls for tenders to appoint an execution design team and a construction   project manager for its new building project located on the Kirchberg campus next to the buildings it currently occupies. The calls for tenders were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 18 October within the framework of the European Union public procurement procedure.


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President Hoyer calls on Multilateral Development Banks to learn from each other

Global challenges like development and migration can only be tackled efficiently when Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) work together even more closely, EIB President Werner Hoyer stressed at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Washington on Friday. “We are strong believers at the EIB in multilateralism and co-operative structures”, the President of the European Investment Bank said in a panel discussion with heads of other leading MDBs at the World Bank headquarters. “The EIB is open to close collaboration with other MDBs.”


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From billions to trillions: Working together to attract private financing

How can National Development Banks (NDBs) and Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) mobilise more private sector funding to reach the Sustainable Development Goals? According to EIB Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle, “We have to find more innovative ways of working together, and enhance trust among ourselves in the appraisal process.”




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A sharper focus on gender at the EIB: smart economics or a matter of principle?

“You may not be the first, but you can be the best”, Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson told the audience at the Mind the Gap! Gender in Financing – the new normal event held at the EIB headquarters on Tuesday 10, October 2017, when congratulating the EIB on its first Strategy on Gender Equality and Women’s Economic Empowerment in its investment operations.


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Gelsomina Vigliotti, full member of the Board of Directors

By letter dated 20 September 2017, the Italian Republic nominated Ms Gelsomina VIGLIOTTI for appointment as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB to succeed Mr Filippo GIANSANTE, who had resigned with effect from 20 September 2017.By letter dated 22 September 2017, the B…