New EIB e-learning course on its environmental and social standards

The new EIB e-learning course dedicated to its EU based 10 environmental and social standards.

Specifically, this course allows participants to better understand:

  • how environmental and social risk management is relevant to their institution (equity fund, local bank, microfinance institution) and their clients;
  • how to apply the EIB’s 10 E&S standards for investments outside the EU;
  • how to implement an environmental and social management plan to guide their investment decisions.

You can now register for the course by clicking on “Register here” and filling out the registration form here.

Provision of training with local universities and other specialised training providers

To offer training locally for bank personnel, the programme has established a partnership with the Institute of Bankers and University of Malawi (The Polytechnic Management Development Centre), Blantyre, to support both the financial institutions as well as current and potential loan beneficiaries.

The following courses were held:

1st SME Finance Training Course

2nd SME Finance Training Course 


Training for growth oriented

enterprises owned/managed by women

Institute of Bankers,

The Polytechnic









Starting 11 October 2016

Starting 17 July 2017

June 2017

June 2017



Next training opportunity

Training courses are in preparation in cooperation with the Institute of Bankers in Malawi and the Polytechnic Management Development Centre. 




The technical assistance operation is financed under the Cotonou agreement by the EU in support of EIB.
The Technical Assistance component of the project is implemented in a consortium led by Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.