Geographic scope

The NIP finances projects in these countries:

  • Eastern Neighbourhood region: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine
  • Southern Neighbourhood region: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine* and Tunisia

Cross-border projects may also be financed under NIP.

(*) The EIB will start operating in Libya when a Framework Agreement is signed, but negotiations with the country are on hold. Following EU sanctions against Syria in November 2011, the EIB suspended all loan and advisory activity in the country.
(**) This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the positions of EU countries on this issue.

At a glance

Since its launch in 2008, the NIP has provided financial support to projects in the region.

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Our blending facilities

The European Investment Bank carries out blending operations outside the EU through seven regional investment facilities and other thematic blending funds.

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