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Empowering women in one of the poorest regions

Empowering women in one of the poorest regions
Many women in Jordan, for the first time are being given the chance to successfully turn their entrepreneurial dreams into reality through access to microloans. As Muna Sukhtian, managing director of Microfund for Women describes ‘Women are Amazing’.

Responding to forced displacement Together

Responding to forced displacement Together
EIB President Hoyer attended the first ever UN World Humanitarian Summit to discuss how MDBs must work together to respond to the global development challenge of forced displacement.

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EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement

EIB President Werner Hoyer will this week lead a high-level delegation on an official visit to China. This represents the first visit to China by a President of Europe’s long-term lending institution since 2007 and will provide an opportunity to strengthen cooperation between the EIB and Chinese partners support for investment in China, Asia and Europe.

 

EIB’s first backing for Primary Health Care investment in Europe supports 14 schemes across Ireland

14 new Primary Health Care Centres are set to be built in Ireland following a EUR 70 million loan from the EIB. The funds will facilitate a shift from hospital based healthcare to community based care ensuring care is closer to patients and a greater range of services. The long-term loan marks the first project to be backed by a guarantee under EFSI in Ireland.

 

EU Finance Ministers welcome EIB progress in delivering investments for Europe

European finance ministers, meeting as the Governors of the EIB, have highlighted the importance of the Investment Plan for Europe in supporting economic growth, job creation and competitiveness across Europe and welcomed the commitment of the EIB Group in delivering on the Plan. EIB financing in 2015 catalysed private investment totalling around EUR 230 billion, with projects under Investment Plan for Europe mobilising EUR 100 billion so far.

 

EIB supports technical innovation at Flexenclosure

The EIB has agreed a EUR 7.5m financing deal with Flexenclosure, a specialist designer and manufacturer of intelligent power management systems and prefabricated modular data centres for the ICT industry. The deal is the first in Sweden supported by the ‘InnovFin – EU Finance for Innovators Mid-Cap Growth Finance’ facility.

 


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