A new report by international Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) shows for the first time the scale of blended concessional finance to support transformative investments in challenging markets and deploy private sector funds to achieve the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainability Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.
The EBRD Board of Directors has approved a new strategy for Ukraine which sets out the Bank’s priorities in the country for the next five years. The EBRD will pay special attention to projects that will integrate investment and policy engagement in areas such as privatisation, energy security and efficiency, the financial sector, trade and infrastructure.
Increasing and improving the cooperation between multinational development banks (MDBs) has been recognised as a major step towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs), which were adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic United Nations (UN) summit.
Future Europe features a podcast episode from each of the EU’s 28 Member States. Each episode tells the story of a project that illuminates the way Europeans will live in the future. All the stories are told through the voices of people involved in the projects.
The population of the Tajik capital Dushanbe will benefit from short travel times and state-of-the-art transport solutions following the opening of a new modern road interchange.
Seven kilometres of new road to improve connection to EU border and divert heavy traffic from city of Ungheni.
Continuing its support for green investments and in a foray into new technology, the EBRD is extending a PLN 500 million (€116 million equivalent) long-term senior loan to Poland’s Grupa Azoty, a leading producer of chemicals on the Polish and European market, to help green their operations.
The EBRD is supporting SDX Energy Morocco with a loan of up to €10 million to finance the enhancement of upstream gas production and related gas transport infrastructure to Kenitra industrial zone customers, facilitating the switch away from polluting fuel oil. As a result, a reduction of 20,000 tonnes in CO2 emissions per year is anticipated.
The EBRD Board of Directors has approved an up to €500 million loan today for the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a priority project of the European Union (EU) and the Energy Community.
To improve water and wastewater infrastructure for all of the Khujand’s population, the Bank provided a total of US$ 6.55 million in loans to the Khujand Water Company and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) gave US$ 12.47 million in grants.