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EIB chairs MDBs/IMF meeting to back new UN development agenda

The leading Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and the International Monetary Fund, under the chairmanship of European Investment Bank, expressed their readiness to support the United Nations as it maps out a new development agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goal targets of 2015 (MDGs). The MDBs agreed to organise a summit in the margins of the IMF/World Bank spring meetings in 2015 to make concrete proposals to the UN to foster sustainable development and the best ways to mobilise the required financing.


IFIs boost investment in central and south-eastern Europe

Nearly €25 billion provided under Joint Action Plan: the EIB Group, the EBRD and the World Bank Group, including its private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), have continued to deliver strong financial support for central and south-eastern Europe in a joint programme to stimulate economic growth.

Belgian motorway link is third project under Project Bond Initiative

The EIB will support construction of the new 12km long A11 motorway link between Brugge and Westkapelle in Belgium. Once complete the A11 will provide a direct motorway connection between the port of Zeebrugge and the European motorway network. The A11 is both the first transport project and the first greenfield PPP in Europe to benefit from the EC-EIB Project Bond Initiative.


EIB INFO n°153 - “In a nutshell, we have delivered”

In this new issue of EIB Info we look at how the EIB has been able to step up its own activities to support the creation of growth and jobs over the past year, and showcase projects supporting Europe’s drive for innovation and improving skills.
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