Tackling global challenges together

Tackling global challenges together
The world’s challenges are bigger than the capacity of any single institution. A joined-up approach from the MDBs is essential for maximum impact.

Together on Water

Together on Water
Water is the topic of the week in Washington and one of the key themes for the realisation of the Sustainable Developments Goals. A healthy water sector is critical to economic growth and competitiveness.

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EIB signs SEK 3100 mln loan with City of Malmö

An EIB delegation headed by Vice-President Jan Vapaavuori has visited the region of Skåne in Sweden to sign a financing deal with the Municipality of Malmö. The loan was signed in the presence of the mayor Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh and will be used for investments in the fields of education, childcare, urban renewal and regeneration.


United Kingdom: UCL agrees GBP 280m EIB loan for campus developments

UCL has agreed a GBP 280 million loan with the EIB to develop its Bloomsbury and UCL East campuses, the largest sum ever lent by the bank to a university. The 30-year loan will provide funding for developing the two campuses, to support UCL’s growth as a world-leading teaching and research centre and to create a more vibrant, student-focused environment.


European Parliament's annual debate on EIB activity

On April 27th EIB President, Werner Hoyer participated in the European Parliament's annual debate on EIB activity, taking place during a mini-plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels. The basis for this year's debate was a report on EIB activity in 2014 prepared by Bulgarian Socialist MEP Georgi Pirinski. The full speech delivered by the EIB President can be found here.


GBP 56 million European backing for 7 new schools in Yorkshire

More than 8,500 Yorkshire school children will benefit from a GBP 56 Million loan to build seven new schools across the region. These will replace outdated buildings and will include the latest computing, teaching and catering facilities. The transformation will improve education as well as benefit local construction companies and is a part of the UK Education Funding Agency’s Priority School Building Programme.



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