European Investment Bank - Investing for development?

Seminar
2. December 2010 (All day)
Prague
República Checa

European Investment Bank - Investing for development? - everything you always wanted to know about the EIB but were afraid to ask

Thursday, 2nd of December 2010, 14:00 – 17:00
The HUB, Drtinova 10, 150 00 Praha 5

Did you know that the EIB spends over
EUR 6 billion annually on investments outside of Europe?
Do you know where this huge chunk of money ends up and who benefits?
And do you know who decides where it ends up or what is the role of the Czech republic?
CEE Bankwatch Network and Glopolis take this opportunity to invite you to a workshop about the European Investment Bank (EIB) and its operations outside of the European Union.

14:00 – 15:00 EIB and it's role in development
Basic facts and recent developments
16:00 – 16:20 A case study: mining in Zambia
Impact of the EIB investments into copper mining on poverty
16:20 - 16:30 Break
16:30 – 17:00 The Czech position and its role in the EIB
short presentation and discussion by participants