Financial instruments

EU and World Bank create new facility to strengthen capacity of civil protection in Europe

With initial funding of €6 million in 2024, the EU will help civil protection authorities of EU Member States, EU Civil Protection Mechanism Participating States, and Georgia and Kosovo[1] to bolster their capacity to achieve the Disaster Resilience Goals. Today, the European Commission launches a new financial support instrument targeting national civil protection authorities to […]

EIF and BBVA sign €200 million guarantee agreement to support startups with innovative and sustainable investment plans #InvestEU

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and BBVA are set to make it easier for startups with innovative and sustainable value propositions to get access to financing. The two institutions have concluded an agreement under the InvestEU guarantee programme whereby the EIF will grant a €200 million guarantee to enable BBVA Spark (BBVA's specialised startup initiative) […]

European Union's External Action Instruments in 2021

2022 Annual Report on the implementation of the European Union's External Action Instruments in 2021