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50 50 Chance of Halting Brexit

Opponents of Britain’s exit from the European Union are preparing a major campaign they say now has close to a 50:50 chance of stopping Brexit by blocking Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal, a leading…


50 50 Chance of Halting Brexit

Opponents of Britain’s exit from the European Union are preparing a major campaign they say now has close to a 50:50 chance of stopping Brexit by blocking Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal, a leading…




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Mickie Schoch: full member of the Board of Directors

The Kingdom of the Netherlands nominated Ms Mickie SCHOCH for appointment as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB to succeed Ms Irene JANSEN, who had tendered her resignation.By letter dated 17 May 2017, the Board of Governors was invited…


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Jan Vapaavuori resigns from EIB Vice-President post

Following his election to Mayor of Helsinki and the official appointment, Jan Vapaavuori has tendered his resignation from the post of Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee of the European Investment Bank (EIB) on 8 June 2017.


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Karin Rysavy, full member of the Board of Directors

By letter dated 28 April 2017, the Republic of Austria nominated, Ms Karin RYSAVY (European Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Austria) for appointment as a Full Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB to succeed Mr Wolfgang NITSCHE, who had tendered hi…



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EIB Governors welcome the EU Bank’s support for investment in Europe

In 2016 the EIB Group provided funding totalling over EUR 83.8 billion to support investment across Europe and around the world. This will help finance projects worth around 280 billion euro. The European Investment Bank (EIB) expects 2017 to be another strong year, building on its robust performance in 2016. The Board of Governors welcomed EIB´s role in strengthening competitiveness and boosting growth and jobs and approved the bank’s accounts for last year.


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Vladislav Goranov, new Governor for Bulgaria

Following recent changes in the Bulgarian Government, Mr Vladislav GORANOV was appointed Minister of Finance. He also becomes EIB Governor, succeeding Mr Kiril ANANIEV. Mr GORANOV already served in that capacity from November 2014 to February 2017.Befo…