Tag Archives: Juncker Plan

Interview MEP Pirinski: “I strongly believe that the EIB should pay more attention to economic, social and territorial cohesion”

Georgi Pirinski started his first term at the European Parliament in July 2014 where he represents the Bulgarian Socialist Party. As rapporteur of the annual report on the European Investment Bank (EIB) for 2014 he shares his views on how to improve the way the Bank operates, with a special emphasis on the need to […]

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Bankwatch and Counter Balance statement on the mid-term review of the Investment Plan for Europe

June 1, 2016 Brussels, Prague – European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen presented today the mid-term result of the Investment Plan for Europe. The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the financial arm of this investment strategy, was established by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) in 2015 with the aim of […]

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High Stakes for the EU bank in 2016

President of the European Investment Bank (EIB) Werner Hoyer will present the results of the bank’s operations in 2015 today (14 January). 2016 will be a crucial year for the bank in fulfilling its EU objectives, writes Xavier Sol. This article originally appeared on Euractiv, titled ”EIB transparency a prerequisite for good governance”. Since its creation […]

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The new European investment plan

A critical analysis of financial instruments and infrastructure financing   In November 2014 the European Commission announced a new Investment Plan that is to “unlock” €300 billion of investments in the “real economy between 2015 and 2017. The plan was promoted as a paradigm shift and crucial to lead Europe out of the current crisis. […]

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