The Belgium Financial Forum of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) jointly hosted a webinar entitled “Investment for a sustainable recovery in Belgium” on Friday 30 April 2020. It was a timely opportunity for 700 representatives from all sectors and from the financial community to debate the short and long-term economic challenges facing Belgian businesses.
Six additional kindergartens in Armenia’s capital Yerevan will be undergoing deep renovation including seismic strengthening and energy efficiency measures co-funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB) loan guaranteed by the European Union (EU), the E5P Fund grant, technical assistance grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and own funds of the Municipality of Yerevan. Today Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan signed the contracts for overhauling municipal kindergartens with two contractor organisations: Arpa Sevan (for kindergartens #22, 23, 47, 48) and ArHov Shin (for kindergartens #71 and 74).
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has extended a top-up of an existing EU Funds co-financing operation signed in 2014 with the Government of Estonia. The original €600 million will be topped up with another loan of €120 million, to finance COVID-19 related expenditure in the health and civil protection sector. The underlying projects to be financed through this agreement, include COVID-19 testing capacities and vaccination campaigns, as well as medical and non-medical equipment for hospitals.