EUR 600m for Belgian French-speaking schools thanks to a EUR 300m loan from the European Investment Bank PRESS RELEASE 2 December 2013 Brussels, 2 December 2013. The European Investment Bank (EIB), the banks Belfius and CBC and the Ministry for School Buildings in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation have concluded an unprecedented financing agreement for the construction of new schools and the extension and modernisation of existing infrastructure.
EUR 450 million for Emscher rehabilitation project – EIB signs an additional loan contract with Emschergenossenschaft PRESS RELEASE Bottrop/Luxembourg, 2 December 2013 One of Germany’s largest environmental projects is continuing to receive support from the European Investment Bank (EIB). The EU’s promotional bank is providing an additional EUR 450m loan to Emschergenossenschaft for the comprehensive restructuring of the Emscher river system.
Institutional investor support for Greater Gabbard offshore transmission link encouraged by first use of Project Bond Credit Enhancement scheme in UK PRESS RELEASE 2nd December 2013 The Greater Gabbard offshore transmission link has become the first UK based infrastructure project to attract finance from institutional investors using the Project Bond Credit Enhancement initiative.
New trams and buses for Graz: EIB lends EUR 95m to extend the local public transport network PRESS RELEASE Graz/Luxembourg, 2 December 2013 The city of Graz is modernising its local public transport system. The European Investment Bank (EIB) is making a EUR 95m loan available to Graz for the expansion of its tram network and to finance the purchase of new trams and buses.
Sport et handicaps: priorités à l'éducation, la formation et la sensibilisation Communiqué de presse L'Assemblée de l'UE des représentants régionaux et locaux CoR/13/119.fr Bruxelles, le 2 décembre 2013 La reconnaissance de l'importance du sport pour les personnes en position de handicap doit avoir toute sa place dans la nouvelle approche européenne sur le sport.
Results of a phone conversation between the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and the President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 December 2013 Today President Yanukovych of Ukraine called the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso. During the call, the President of the Commission made the following points regarding the current tense situation in Ukraine: 1. all sides should show restraint; 2.
European Commission rules against Finnish regulator's plans on uncompetitive fixed termination rates Press release Brussels, 2 December 2013 European Commission The European Commission has ruled that the Finnish telecoms regulator (FICORA) must withdraw its plans to deregulate the wholesale markets for fixed voice call termination in Finland.
Plácido Domingo and Commissioner Vassiliou set for Citizens' Debate on culture and future of Europe European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 December 2013 After several sessions already this year, the debate on the future of Europe is coming back to Belgium on 5 December. Plácido Domingo, the world-famous tenor and President of Europa Nostra, the European federation of heritage NGOs will join Androulla Vassiliou, European...
With on-line sales booming before Christmas, consumers still face discrimination when buying services cross-border, reveals the latest ECC Report European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 December 2013 Have you ever faced a surcharge for a hotel or hire car because of where you reside, been charged a different price in an on-line shop or been refused delivery of goods by a retailer abroad? If so you are far from...
EU imposes definitive measures on Chinese solar panels, confirms undertaking with Chinese solar panel exporters European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 December 2013 The Council today backed the Commission’s proposals to impose definitive anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on imports of solar panels from China. In parallel, the Commission confirmed its Decision accepting the undertaking with Chinese solar panel exporters applied since the beginning of August.