Europe will unlock €2 billion in new investment in Africa and the EU Neighbourhood

The European Commission signed four guarantee agreements worth €216 million that will help unlock €2 billion to invest in renewables, urban infrastructure and start-ups in Africa and the Neighbourhood. The guarantees were signed with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the German KfW Group and the Spanish development Read more about Europe will unlock €2 billion in new investment in Africa and the EU Neighbourhood[…]

EU kick-starts its new EU External Investment Plan

Following the adoption by the European Parliament and the Council, the European Commission immediately starts the implementation of its ambitious External Investment Plan to boost investments in Africa and the EU Neighbourhood. The European Parliament and the Council have adopted the European Fund for Sustainable Development, the heart piece of the EU’s new External Investment Read more about EU kick-starts its new EU External Investment Plan[…]

2018 EU budget: Commission proposes budget with focus on jobs, investments, migration and security

The Commission today proposed a draft budget for 2018 of €161 billion in commitments to stimulate the creation of more jobs, especially for young people, and to boost growth and strategic investments. Building on the actions already undertaken in previous years, next year’s EU budget will continue dealing effectively with the migration challenge, both inside Read more about 2018 EU budget: Commission proposes budget with focus on jobs, investments, migration and security[…]