EIB Group wins European Award for global fight against COVID-19

October 13, 2021
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The European Investment Bank Group’s global response to the COVID-19 economic and healthcare crises has been recognized with the annual European Award by GlobSec, a research institute based in Bratislava that is dedicated to finding solutions for a better world.

EIB Vice President Lilyana Pavlova said: “The EIB is extremely proud of its work to help the European economy and society recover from COVID-19 and to assist more than 100 countries across the world. The results are clear: millions of jobs saved, hundreds of thousands of companies continuing to business, better hospitals, and millions of people vaccinated.”

Since the start of the pandemic, the European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund has provided more than €56 billion to help businesses, healthcare and vaccine development.

The Bank’s European Guarantee Fund is part of a €540 billion COVID-19 package offered by the European Union.

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia