European Fund for Strategic Investment triggers €100 billion of investment across the Union
On 20 May, the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved eight more projects worth €9.3 billion so far. The European Fund for Strategic Investments was supported 64 projects and attracted more than €100 billion of investment across the European Union in less than a year.
First of all, I’m really glad to be here. For me this is something special. I was here in my previous capacity for the inauguration of President Santos, but this is my first visit in Colombia in my capacity as the High Representative of the European Union. But this does not mean that this is the first contact with the country.
The Foreign Affairs Council which took place in Brussels on 23 May has extended project EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia. Its purpose is to disrupt the business model of human smugglers and trafficking networks and to contribute to broader security in support of the legitimate Libyan authorities.
Honourable Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, Mr. Bhim Bahadur Rawal IUCN Country Representative, Praladh Thapa Centre for South Asian Studies Director, Mr. Nishchal Nath Pandey Excellencies, Government officials & invitees from development organizations DRR and Climate Change Experts from the EU Delegations in the region Media Representatives, participants from Nepal and abroad.
With a view of reinforcing and expanding cultural ties between European Union Member States represented in Qatar and the State of Qatar, the embassies of : Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, as well as the British Council and the French Institute, have decided to join efforts in the field of culture by signing the founding charter of a European Union National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC) cluster in Qatar.