Milan, 01 July 2022, The European Association of Public Banks (EAPB), the National Association of Regional Financial Institutions (ANFIR), Finlombarda (the in-house public financial institution of Lombardy Region) and the University of International Studies of Rome (UNINT) jointly organized an event entitled "The financial instruments under cohesion policy to strengthen the economic and territorial recovery".
The European Association of Public Banks (EAPB) held its General Assembly and its Administrative Board elections on June 30 in Milan. Ms. Lidwin Van Velden, CEO of NWB Bank (the Netherlands), has been elected as the new EAPB President. She succeeds Mr. Philippe Mills, CEO of SFIL (France) who passes the torch after 3 consecutive 2 year terms at the helm of the organization.
In his acceptance speech, President Mills stated that “the composition of our new Administrative Board presents an optimal balance from the point of view of geography, business models and gender.“ EAPB's newly elected nine-member board is composed of six women.
On November 12, the first global summit of all Public Development Banks took place during the Paris Peace Forum, an initiative of the World Federation of Development Finance Institutions (WFDFI) and the International Development Finance Club (IDFC) that aims to bring together all actors in global governance and promote their commitment to multilateralism. For this purpose, the summit gathered more than 450 Public Development Banks (PDBs) operating at the local, national regional and international levels. PDBs are public institutions controlled or supported by governments. They have a public mandate and their operations implement countries’ commitments to development and international solidarity, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The national and regional promotional banks and funding agencies, members of the EAPB, have taken measures in response to the Covid-19 crisis, fulfilling their role as counter-cyclical state instruments. Their high-level intervention capacities are fully available to participate actively in Europe's economic recovery. The Covid-19 Crisis has hit the global economy with unprecedented intensity. This crisis is very different from the one we witnessed ten years ago. It is spreading extremely quickly and is gradually bringing all countries to an economic halt. This crisis, which is gaining a strong foothold in major economies across the globe, especially in the United States of America, requires a rapid, reasoned and coordinated response.
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