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EIB pledges EUR 500m support at Donors’ Conference for the People of Türkiye and Syria
The European Investment Bank today outlined details of a comprehensive earthquake reconstruction and recovery package of up to EUR 500 million new financial support, within the European Union’s overall response, at the Donors’ Conference for the People of Türkiye and Syria convened in Brussels by the European Commission and Swedish Presidency of the European Council.
Moldova: EIB Global invests $30 million to modernise electricity distribution grid
The European Investment Bank, through its dedicated development finance arm EIB Global, backs the four-year programme of investment in the Moldovan electricity distribution sector. The programme will be implemented by ICS Premier Energy Distribution, Moldova’s largest private electricity distribution system operator, which serves about 70% of the country. The EIB finance, in line with the European Union’s Global Gateway strategy, will contribute to the modernisation, digitalisation and expansion of the electricity distribution grid in the central and southern part of Moldova, including the capital Chisinau.
EIB welcomes Prime Minister of Bhutan for renewable energy talks
Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr Lotay Tshering today made his first visit to Luxembourg headquarters of the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest multilateral bank and leading global financier of renewable energy.
Service awards for four long-standing members of the EMCDDA Management Board
Four long-standing members of the EMCDDA Management Board received awards this week in recognition of their extraordinary dedication and service to the agency. The recipients were: Mr Franz Pietsch — Chairman of the Management Board since 1 January 2022. Mr Pietsch has been Austrian member of the...
Europe and Central Asia cooperate to train experts in collecting and analysing drug use data
A working arrangement was signed this morning in Madrid between FIIAPP/Spanish Cooperation and the EMCDDA in order to train and update the knowledge and experience of experts responsible for recording and analysing data on addictions. FIIAPP and the EMCDDA already work together on drug policy...
EMCDDA and Pompidou Group sign new pledge in Lisbon
Today, the EMCDDA and the Pompidou Group of the Council of Europe agreed on new areas of cooperation in the framework of their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed in 2010.
EMA Management Board: highlights of March 2023 meeting, MB, 17/03/2023
The Management Board was updated on the ongoing efforts of EMA’s Executive Steering Group on Shortages and Safety of Medicinal Products (MSSG) to closely...
Combatting environmental crime main focus of EuroMed Justice events
Stepping up judicial cooperation to combat environmental crime has been the main focus of two major events organised by the EuroMed Justice (EMJ) programme this week. Experts and officials from Algeria, Egypt, France, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon and Tunisia participated in the Conference on Environmental Justice in the Mediterranean on 14 and 15 March in Algiers to share best practices and expertise. Furthermore, a dedicated joint training session for practitioners took place in Verona in Italy.
Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 13 - 16 March 2023, PRAC, 17/03/2023
At its monthly meeting, EMA’s safety committee (PRAC) carried out its broad range of responsibilities, which cover all aspects of the risk management of...
Sweden takes over the EU presidency with a promise to be ‘greener, safer and freer’
This month, Sweden took over the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU with a pledge to focus on security, competitiveness, green and energy transitions, democratic values and the rule of law. Over the next six months, the country will lead work at all levels of the Council, building...