The European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer and Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle will discuss climate action at a series of events this week during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly and New York Climate Week. They will explain how the EIB is raising its climate ambition and will highlight the importance of partnerships to meet global climate goals. They also will outline what it will take to make the COP26 climate conference a success.
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The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) today approved plans to strengthen its global development engagement. It also approved EUR 4.8 billion of new financing for 24 projects to support climate action, COVID vaccines and economic resilience, sustainable transport and education.
EIB President Werner Hoyer joined a group of world leaders in Rotterdam for a High-Level Dialogue on Climate Adaptation. Organised by the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA), the conference focused on raising ambition, providing more financing and increasing collaboration on climate adaptation ahead of the COP26 conference in Glasgow this November.
The EIB Group proudly participates in Pride 2021 celebrations in Luxembourg, where our headquarters are based. As an EU body, the EIB Group adheres to the EU’s motto “United in Diversity.” Pride celebrations in Europe and around the world remind us of the improvements in equality for LGBTIQ citizens, but also of what still needs to be done to secure full equal rights and combat all forms of discrimination.