Taking stock of the Investment Plan for Europe, an opportunity for growth

The Investment Plan for Europe was presented today at the headquarters of the European institutions as “a growth opportunity for Spain” at an event attended by Luis de Guindos, Spain’s Minister of the Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission (EC) responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Román Escolano, Vice-President of the EIB, and Pablo Zalba, CEO of the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO). Aránzazu Beristain, Head of the EC’s Representation, welcomed the more than 150 participants, mostly from the world of business and public institutions.  

Back to basics of multilateralism

It’s a theme resonating in many of the corridors and meeting rooms around this year’s Spring meetings of the World Bank Group – but the conversation on multilateralism at the Atlantic Council between EIB President Werner Hoyer and former World Bank chi…