In transit: Supporting migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Learn more about the cooperation between European Investment Bank, IOM and the CEB to improve living conditions of migrants and refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Refugees and migrants
Financing water resilience to face climate challenges
On the occasion of the World Water Week 2023 we take the opportunity to delve into some of our projects that exemplify our dedication to creating a more water-wise future.
Cyprus, Lithuania Protection of the environment
A sense of community: supporting the inclusion of Ukrainian refugees in the Czech Republic
With a grant amount of close to €400 000 through the Migrant and Refugee Fund, the CEB has been supporting the Refugee Facilities Administration of the Ministry of Interior in welcoming and integrating refugees from Ukraine since 2022.
Czech Republic Refugees and migrants
Her own boss: empowering women entrepreneurs
On International Women’s Day 2023 we are showcasing the CEB’s support to a microfinance organisation Mi-Bospo, which enables women to start and grow successful small businesses in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Microfinance
Our Ukraine response: a photo story
We disbursed €6.9 million from Migrant and Refugee Fund to provide aid to refugees from Ukraine through partner institutions or national authorities. In this photo story we are bringing you snippets of what our financial aid is helping achieve on the ground.
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Slovak Republic
The CEB and central credit unions join forces to support Lithuanian MSMEs
The CEB constantly expands its support to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) across its countries of operation. Recently we began working with the credit union sector in Lithuania, signing loan agreements with two central credit unions to support MSMEs throughout the country.
Lithuania MSME financing
VIDEO: Financing preschool facilities in Croatia
For more than 20 years we have been partnering with HBOR - Hrvatska banka za obnovu i razvitak to finance social infrastructure across Croatia.
Croatia Education and vocational training
Rabobank and the CEB: driving sustainable change
The CEB has a well-established relationship with Rabobank, the Netherlands’ major cooperative bank and key financier of the social economy. Two CEB loans in particular have enabled Rabobank to support sectors with considerable social value in the Netherlands: healthcare and education.
Netherlands Health and social care
A home for all
On the occasion of the CEB’s annual Joint Meeting of the Governing Board and the Administrative Council held in Dublin, Ireland from 7-10 July, a delegation visited Broome Lodge, a housing project that received CEB financing through Ireland’s state-owned Housing Finance Agency (HFA).
Ireland Social and affordable housing
Diagnosing success for a pioneering company
As we mark the MSME Day on 27 June, we look at how the CEB is helping an innovative business in Hungary to become a big player on the global stage.
Hungary MSME financing
Off to a great start: supporting affordable housing for Slovenia’s young people
A new youth community building in Ljubljana, which is part-funded by the CEB, is providing modern, affordable accommodation, and social support, to young people as they complete their education and start their careers.
Slovenia Social and affordable housing
New IPL Campus in Lille: building a future for research on Pasteur’s legacy
The CEB has approved loans to the Institut Pasteur de Lille which will help complete the restructuring and modernisation of the campus of one of the leading scientific players of the Hauts-de-France. In addition to patient care, the Institute contributes to the development of new preventive treatments and tools - activities that will be boosted through the Bank’s involvement.
France Health and social care
A driving force for change
CEB borrower, PerMicro, has supported a determined Ukrainian-born woman entrepreneur, Ania Kulaga to create her own beauty business in Italy. In turn, Ania is supporting fellow Ukrainians fleeing the war in their country.
Italy MSME financing
A sweet success for women migrants
Through its work with Spain’s MicroBank, the CEB is supporting women migrants to build successful microbusinesses, fulfil their potential and fully integrate into Spanish society.
Spain MSME financing
Empowering women entrepreneurs
The latest CEB programme loan approved to longstanding microfinance partner, MicroBank, is enabling female-led micro, small and medium sized businesses in Spain to access finance and create successful businesses.
Spain MSME financing
In good health: financing essential hospital services in Galicia
An €85 million CEB project loan to Xunta de Galicia, the regional government of Galicia, will strengthen health services across the region, modernizing them and adapting them to current demands.
Spain Health and social care
Clean, inclusive public transport for Barcelona
A new public sector financing facility (PFF) from the CEB will help to improve Barcelona’s public transport system, enhance the city’s air quality and reduce inequalities by offering enhanced services to people living in the city’s poorer districts. Over 2.3 million people are set to benefit from the upgrades.
Spain Protection of the environment
Making mobility sustainable in Nantes
With the 300,000 daily journeys into and out of the French metropolitan area of Nantes Métropole set to double by 2030, an efficient and attractive public transport system is a priority. A €150 million public sector financing facility from the CEB is helping to make this a reality.
France Protection of the environment
Supporting Nuremberg’s commitment to social integration
The Nuremberg city administration is wholeheartedly committed to actively realising human rights, and to the integration of all people living in Nuremberg. The CEB is supporting the City to solve substantial challenges.
Germany Education and vocational training, Social and affordable housing, Refugees and migrants
CEB at COP26: Linking social and climate agendas
The recovery from the global pandemic is very likely to be marked by the issue of inequalities, as these have tended to increase despite the importance of welfare measures. At COP26 the CEB championed commitments that put social inclusion at the heart of climate-friendly policies.
Protection of the environment