EIB report - Banking in Africa: financing transformation amid uncertainty

EIB report - Banking in Africa: financing transformation amid uncertainty

28 February 2020
This fifth full edition of the European Investment Bank’s study of banking sectors in Africa casts light on recent developments in the continent’s banking sectors and the policy options for all stakeholders. The chapters devoted to banking sector development in each sub-region have been enhanced…
World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

27 February 2020
On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations to the promotion of human rights, good governance, democracy and the rule of law. As such, they are key partners for the successful…
MSMEs digital engagement in the MENA Region – a survey funded by the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association and the European Commission

MSMEs digital engagement in the MENA Region – a survey funded by the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association and the European Commission

26 February 2020
The Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) are launching a survey addressing MSMEs in the MENA region in order to assess the level of digital engagement of MSMEs, as well as their capacity to adapt to digitalisation, the…
Registration open for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development annual meeting and business forum

Registration open for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development annual meeting and business forum

26 February 2020
Registration is now open for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development annual meeting and business forum. The event will take place on 13-14 May in London, UK. The theme of the 2020 Business Forum is Developing the Future: Inspiring private sector investment for sustainable development…

Apply now for "The Confusion of Inclusion" training course in Ireland

The idea of the training is: To explore how professionals from the youth field directly working with young people with fewer opportunities can promote inclusion within their practice. We will share non-formal tools that allow participants to promote social inclusion with young people with fewer…
EIB expected to increase Africa financing to €4 billion in 2020

EIB expected to increase Africa financing to €4 billion in 2020

25 February 2020
In 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) provided €3 billion of new financing that will support €10.7 billion of transformational investment across Africa. “Africa is a key priority for the European Union and the European Investment Bank. The European Investment Bank is committed to working…

"MOVE IT – Youth mobility in the digital era" conference in Germany

How are digital tools used to support youth mobility in Europe today? What new potentials can be seen in digital and tech horizons in order to further develop youth mobility, inclusion and participation? How do people active in the youth mobility field deal with all of this and where do they see…

Study visit on the topic of Youth work in Schools in Finland

Youth work and schools have history over decades of educational partnership among the school aged children and teenagers in Finland. Different municipalities have different approaches to how schools and youth work are working together. Nevertheless, they all share similarities in their past…
COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

24 February 2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announced, on Monday 24 February, a new aid package worth €232…