Registration is open for the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The event, that will be held from 1 to 5 May 2019 in Nadi, Fiji, is an opportunity to get to know the bank's investment priorities in advance.
The European Union announced funding of EUR 125 million for the G5 Sahel countries, EUR 108 million for social policies, security, good governance and access to electricity in Niger and EUR 50 million for structural reforms in Mali.
A consulting firm and individual consultants are required to rehabilitate, reconstruct and expand the water supply and sanitation system in Georgia. The interested subjects should express their interest to provide the services not later than 8 October 2018.
The Global Green Bond Partnership (GGBP) was launched in San Francisco, at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS). This new partnership will support efforts of sub-national entities such as cities, states, and regions, corporations and private companies, and financial institutions to accelerate the issuance of green bonds.
European Parliament adopts a legislative report to set up a single digital gateway that will help citizens and firms to access information and administrative procedures online, e.g. to apply for study loans or register a car.
Ban micro-plastics in cosmetics and oxo-degradable plastic, incentives to collect marine litter at sea and EU-wide standards and definitions for biodegradability and compostability: are among the proposals set out in the non-binding draft resolution, adopted by European Parliament.