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.

Start-Up Festival in Windhoek on June 10/11 2017

EIB/FS was Gold Sponsor of this major event and contributed to the organizational budget by participating in workshops, a pitch-night and a mentoring clinic. Approx. 350 participants patronized the Festival. The First Lady of Namibia, who is managing a SME-investment fund, participated in the event as speaker and panellist.



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.