Tag Archives: Ursula von der Leyen

Global Green Bond Initiative and African Development Bank Partner to Foster Green Bond Markets in Africa

(IN BRIEF) A coalition of development finance institutions and multilateral organizations forming the Global Green Bond Initiative (GGBI) has established a strategic partnership with the African Development Bank to collaborate on technical assistance aimed at promoting green bond markets in … Read the full press release

EU-Catalyst Partnership Announces €240 Million Investment in Groundbreaking Green Tech Projects

(IN BRIEF) At COP28 in Dubai, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Bill Gates, Founder of Breakthrough Energy, and European Investment Bank President Werner Hoyer revealed the first two European projects selected for support through the EU-Catalyst partnership: Ørsted’s FlagshipONE … Read the full press release

EU Announces €902 Million Support Package for Jordan, Focusing on Education, Water Infrastructure, and Economic Development

(IN BRIEF) The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, welcomed King Abdullah II of Jordan to Brussels and discussed recent regional developments. During the visit, the EU announced a substantial support package for Jordan worth €902 million, … Read the full press release

EIB, European Commission, and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Commit €1.1 Billion to Eradicate Polio and Advance Global Health Innovation

(IN BRIEF) The European Commission, the European Investment Bank (EIB), and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have unveiled a groundbreaking financing partnership aimed at addressing global health challenges. The partnership, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and … Read the full press release

Serbia Inaugurates First Section of ‘Peace Highway’ Linking Niš and Merdare with EU Support

(IN BRIEF) The first 5.5 km section of the Niš-Merdare highway, also known as the “Peace Highway,” was inaugurated in Serbia. The project, a flagship under the Economic and Investment Plan, aims to halve travel time between Niš and Merdare, … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank Boosts Energy Efficiency and Renewable Hydrogen Initiatives in Chile

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) has taken significant steps to promote sustainable development in Chile during the EU-CELAC Summit of Heads of State and Government. The EIB announced its first-ever residential mortgage-based loan outside the EU, providing €200 … Read the full press release

Mexico and EIB Enhance Collaboration on Sustainable Financing for Development Projects

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico have signed a declaration of intent to strengthen their strategic partnership on financing sustainable development in Mexico. The agreement aims to provide appropriate and affordable … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and Commission aim to bridge global climate finance gap with €18bn financing for partner countries

(IN BRIEF) The European Commission and the European Investment Bank have jointly announced an investment of €18 billion under the Global Gateway initiative, Europe’s investment strategy for partner countries. This investment will focus on the priority areas of Global Gateway, … Read the full press release

Jahresstatistik 2021 von WindEurope: Die EU benötigt jährlich 30 GW an neuer Windenergie, um ihr Ziel für erneuerbare Energien für 2030 zu erreichen

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) BRUSSELS, 25-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, ein in Brüssel ansässiger Verband, der sich für die Förderung der Nutzung der Windenergie in ganz Europa einsetzt, hat hat die Veröffentlichung seiner Jahresstatistik 2021 angekündigt, die die unzureichende Geschwindigkeit des Windenergieausbaus in … Read the full press release

WindEurope’s Annual Statistics 2021: EU needs 30 GW a year of new wind energy to meet its 2030 renewables target

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 25-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope, a Brussels based association active on promoting the use of wind power across Europe, has announced the release of its Annual Statistics 2021, which shows the insufficient speed of wind energy expansion … Read the full press release