News

Ecuador
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04/07/2023

LACIF is supporting one of the largest water sanitation projects in Ecuador, which aims to meet the water needs of 90,000 people, or 82% of the population living in the more remote areas of Portoviejo's municipality in the Manabí Province in northern Ecuador.

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Jujuy, Argentina
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23/05/2023

This new video (in Spanish) shows some of the key environmental achievements made in this Argentine province, with support from the European Union through LACIF.

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Bogota and Luxembourg
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24/03/2023

Lagreen, the Latin American green bond fund, financed by the EU, KFW and IDB, has invested USD 10 M in a sustainable bond issued by Banco de Bogota. The bond will channel funds to high impact projects in mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

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07/12/2022

This two-day event, the Caribbean’s largest gathering of professionals in the field of disaster management, is delivered under the theme: “CDM Road to Resilience: Checkpoint 2022 – Advancing a Risk-based Multi-hazard Approach during COVID-19 & Beyond.”

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Colombia
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08/11/2022

25 participants, involved in urban development projects all across Latin America, were brought together by the LAIF City Life Initiative to swap knowledge and experiences in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia).

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Sharm el-Scheikh International Convention Center, Egypt
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06/11/2022

In November 2022, Egypt will host the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, with a view to building on previous successes and paving the way for future ambition.

It is the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Egypt assumes the incoming Presidency of COP 27 with a clear recognition of the gravity of the global climate challenge and appreciation of the value of multilateral, collective and concerted action as the only means to address this truly global threat.

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Medellin and Luxembourg
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26/10/2022

Lagreen, the Latin American Green Bond Fund established with seed capital from EU LAIF has developed with the IDB group a sustainability-linked bond issued by Bancolombia, a regional sustainable champion.

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Bolivia
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26/10/2022

The project 'Harvesting Water, Sowing Light' has installed 1,283 rainwater harvesting tanks and more than 3,500 solar panels in homes, schools and health posts, improving the daily lives of local communities. 

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19/10/2022

The EU and Caribbean countries have kickstarted a new ambitious round of cooperation major issues such as the ‘Green Deal’, ‘Economic Resilience and Trade’ and ‘Governance, Security and Human Development.’ 

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17/08/2022

LAGreen, the Latin American Green Bond Fund, teamed up with the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) to promote capital market financing for green and social project investments in Latin America. 

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Events

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