EIB NEWS

EIB and UNDP point to role of capital markets to “spur a push” for SDG finance

The role of sustainable bonds in delivering the Sustainable Development Goals was the subject of a digital UNDP-EIB event The Sustainable Development Goals and Bonds – Working together for Impact which saw a special focus on the needs of emerging markets. Senior representatives from the Indonesian and Uzbek Finance Ministries joined UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner, EIB President Werner Hoyer, Vice President Ambroise Fayolle as well as Head of EIB Capital Markets Eila Kreivi and Maria Shaw-Barragan Head of EIB Global Partners for the wide ranging discussion. 

EIB Group wins European Award for global fight against COVID-19

The European Investment Bank Group’s global response to the COVID-19 economic and healthcare crises has been recognized with the annual European Award by GlobSec, a research institute based in Bratislava that is dedicated to finding solutions for a better world. EIB Vice President Lilyana Pavlova accepted the award at the Tatra Summit, one of Slovakia’s leading international conferences that brings together leaders in the public and private sectors to discuss pressing economic and political issues. GlobSec sponsors the summit.