For the third year in a row, IFC organized a High Level Panel during the European Development Days. This year's forum was on leveraging the private sector and trade for inclusive and sustainable development.
IFC and Spain’s development finance institution, Compañía Española de Financiación del Desarrollo (COFIDES) agreed to streamline their collaboration to provide financing to private companies and help boost growth and jobs in emerging markets.
This year’s Summer University Event of MEDEF, the leading French business organization, attracted some 4,000 representatives of French companies for a three day program “Crisis: From Danger to Opportunity”.
IFC's operations in Western Europe cover relations with 21 countries including Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, as well as the European Union. Western Europe is an important region for IFC with Western European countries holding 31.88% of IFC capital, representing the largest IFC member if taken as a whole...