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  • 3 dicembre 2023

North Macedonia: COP28 - EIB Global co-signs Joint Declaration on the Just Transition Investment Platform

At the COP28 climate conference, EIB Global, the arm of the European Investment Bank for activities outside the European Union, signed a Joint Declaration on the Just Transition Investment Platform for North Macedonia. Initiated by the Government of North Macedonia with technical support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the platform aims to help mobilise up to €3 billion in investments and policy and technical assistance to accelerate the country’s energy transition and the deployment of 1.7 GW in new renewable energy capacity until 2030, along with grid and storage infrastructure. The support package is designed to ensure the positive outcomes of the green transition, while protecting the jobs and livelihoods of affected communities.
  • 3 dicembre 2023

Rwanda Climate Finance Partnership Powers Innovative Climate Action

The Rwanda Climate Finance Partnership, which was launched at the Paris Summit for a New Global Financing Pact, will further power innovative climate action thanks to additional contributions from the Government of Rwanda. The partnership is supported by Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the European Union and Team Europe, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), German Cooperation via KfW Development Bank, and the Italian Cooperation system with the support of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP); and it complements existing partnerships, including the Rwandan-German Climate and Development Partnership and ongoing initiatives with the World Bank. The formal announcement was made on the sidelines of the COP28 UN Climate Change Conference in Dubai, UAE. 
  • 3 dicembre 2023

COP28: Multilateral Development Banks boost joint action on climate and development

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have published a joint statement where they present concrete and urgent actions to scale up finance and enhance climate outcomes measurement, strengthen country-level collaboration, and increase co-financing and private sector engagement. The announcement comes as world leaders are gathering at the COP28 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • 2 dicembre 2023

COP 28: EIB and AllianzGI announce new capital commitments to the Emerging Market Climate Action Fund (EMCAF)

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) announced new capital commitments to the Emerging Market Climate Action Fund (EMCAF). The United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) will commit €10 million (£9 million). In addition, on behalf of Germany’s Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) intends to top up its existing commitment with an additional €33 million. Including these new commitments, EMCAF will likely hold its third close with a total of €385 million in the coming weeks. Anchor investors in EMCAF since the start include the governments of Germany and Luxembourg, the Nordic Development Fund, Allianz, Folksam Group and EIB.
  • 2 dicembre 2023

EIB Group and Mission Innovation team up to accelerate clean energy innovation

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group, which consists of the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund, and Mission Innovation are joining forces to support clean energy innovation worldwide. The announcement of the new partnership was made at a joint event at the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP28 in Dubai. Building new public-private partnerships to accelerate the development of innovative clean energy technologies is one of the priorities at COP28 to meet the Paris climate goals.