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Event Response of IFIs to Major Challenges in the Water Sector: Launch of the EIB Water Sector Lending Policy - Stockholm World Water Week

The European Investment Bank (EIB) invites you to the launch of the new EIB water lending policy at the 2008 Stockholm World Water Week. The launch will take place at a side event on Wednesday 20 August 2008, from 17:00 to 18:30 in the Stockholm International Fairs and Congress Centre. The exact location of the event will be announced later. The side event will be opened by the EIB Vice President in charge of environmental protection, Simon Brooks, followed by a short presentation by Jose Fradé and wide discussion of the water lending policy. There will be a short drinks reception thereafter.The key objective of the side event is to launch and discuss the new water lending policy. The event will also provide information on the new € 3 million ACP Water Project Preparation Facility, co-financed by the EC and the EIB that was launched earlier this year. A set of publications will be available at the Side Event, including the:

·         EIB water lending policy;

·         2008 EIB Water Division Brochure; ·         ACP Water Project Preparation Facility brochure; and·         The new EIB Flood Risk Management Guideline.

If you are planning to attend the side event and would like to receive a copy of the water lending policy, please send an email to Anette Keuchel (, who will then send you an electronic copy. 

Contact information Anette Keuchel, on behalf of Mr. José Tomás Frade, Deputy Director, Head of Water & Environmental Protection Division, Direction des Projets, Banque européenne d’investissement (email:
Phone: + 352 4379 82727 ; Fax: +352 4379 62860
Event type Conference
File link ../PDF/EIB_WaterSector_LendingPolicy2008
Source EIB
Geographical coverage Sweden
Address in the Stockholm International Fairs and Congress Centre, Stockholm, Sweden
Organizer The European Investment Bank (EIB)
Target audience International
Duration from 17:00 to 18:30
Period 20/08/2008
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH