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EBRD to continue Investing One Billion Euros Annually in Western Balkans

 

The Western Balkans Investment Summit 2020 will be held at the EBRD in London on Monday 24 February. The event will be attended by all heads of government from the region, ministers, policy-makers and leading entrepreneurs.

The aim of the Summit is to highlight potential investment and business opportunities in the Western Balkans region and to promote regional and cross-border projects. This is the fourth EBRD summit of its kind; the inaugural Western Balkans Summit took place at the EBRD in February 2014 and, for the first time, brought together all the region’s six prime ministers.

The Western Balkans is a priority region for the EBRD. Today, the EBRD remains one of the largest institutional investors in countries of the region, with close to €12 billion invested to date.

The Summit will start with a high-level session during which the six leaders and the President of the EBRD will address the audience. This will be an opportunity to discuss their overall vision for the region, key regional projects and opportunities for investment in energy and transport as well as the “soft connectivity” agenda in the Western Balkans. This will be followed by a discussion panel, ‘Green Energy in the Western Balkans’.

 

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