The heads of the leading multilateral development banks (MDBs) meeting at the Global Infrastructure Forum 2018 (GI Forum) today expressed their condolences following the tragic loss of lives and livelihoods in Sulawesi, Indonesia and reaffirmed their commitment to work together to deliver infrastructure that is resilient, inclusive, and sustainable.
A major agreement to further develop green infrastructure in support of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects in Indonesia was signed today by the Ministry of National Development Planning of the Republic of Indonesia and the European Investment Bank (EIB). The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed on Saturday (10/13) afternoon at the Inaya Putri Bali Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali, was also on the margins of the 2018 International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group Annual Meeting.
INEA has received 22 project proposals requesting €2.3 billion co-funding by yesterday’s deadline of the 2018-2 CEF Energy call. The available call budget is maximum €500 million. Evaluation of the proposals will start in November, and the grant agreements with the successful applicants will be prepared as of February 2019.
Spanish, Polish and Bulgarian commuters, residents of Warsaw, Vilnius and Turku, and students across France will benefit from new financing by the European Investment Bank.
“The EU has been at the forefront of addressing the root causes of climate change and strengthening a concerted global response to it in the framework of the Paris Agreement. Today’s report is a remarkable endeavour of scientists to inform policy-makers worldwide and society at large. EU-funded research provided indispensable input to this undertaking. We would like to thank the scientists for their outstanding work in delivering this timely report.”
Dr Fatih Birol, the International Energy Agency’s executive director, met with Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, to discuss areas of mutual interest and cooperation.
Pour atteindre les objectifs européens et économiques, les collectivités locales ont leur rôle à jouer en matière d’efficacité énergétique (rénovation urbaine, mobilité, énergie biomasse, etc.). Le projet RenoWatt évolue dans ce sens et s’ouvre à toute la Wallonie, avec le soutien du programme européen ELENA et de la Banque européenne d’investissement. Explications.