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EIB at World Bank/IMF Spring meeting

As a key player in the world of development finance, the EIB attended the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C. last week. The occasion is among the most important in the calendars of all organisations involved in international development. The EIB delegation, led by President Hoyer, took active part in a number of high profile events.


World Bank/EIB call for more efforts to fight climate change

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and EIB President Werner Hoyer today confirmed the commitment of their respective institutions to support climate related investment. They further highlighted the crucial  need to scale up engagement through enabling greater private sector involvement in climate finance.


Bristol, leading the way for sustainable and resilient cities

Bristol was recently awarded the title of European Green Capital 2015. The award recognises the city’s many initiatives over the years to protect the environment and improve people’s quality of life. The EIB, through the ELENA grant programme, is proud to have played a part in this process by supporting the city’s ambitious energy programme.

Support for Portuguese SMEs

The EIB has provided EUR 30 million to Banco BPI, Millennium bcp and Montepio Geral for financing the internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises. This is the first tranche under the agreement between the EIB and the Inter-American Development Bank signed last year.

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