EU Investment Plan: Relevant for Education?
In its Communication of 26 November 2014 the European Commission has proposed an Investment Plan for Europe; a key priority of the political guidelines of President Juncker. This Investment Plan will be based on three mutually reinforcing strands: a smart mobilisation of public and private resources of at least EUR 315 billion over the next three years; targeted initiatives to make sure that this extra investment meets the needs of the real economy (investments and projects); and measures to improve investment conditions to make Europe more attractive. On 13 January 2015, the European Commission adopted the legislative proposal for the European Fund for Strategic Investments, which will be established in close partnership with the European Investment Bank (EIB). The proposal sets up a European Investment Advisory Hub to help with project identification, preparation and development across the Union. Finally, a European Investment Project Pipeline will improve investors’ knowledge of existing and future projects. EUCIS-LLL welcomes the new Investment Plan that should aim to support a greater cohesion and solidarity in Europe…
- Read EUCIS-LLL reaction to the Investment Plan, March 2015
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