Seminars and conferences 2017

The Institute organises regular seminars and conferences to encourage knowledge dissemination and innovative thinking about issues of particular concern to the EIB Group. These serve both to help staff in their work and inform the general public.

    • 2017 YULEK Why manufacturing still matters

      Despite the rise in services, manufacturing is still the hotbed of innovation and productivity in today’s economy, said Professor Murat Yülek, Director of the Center for Industrial Policy and Development, Istanbul Commerce University, at an EIB Institute seminar.

    • 2017 KOVAC Fostering integration in South East Europe

      Why does South East Europe appear to be so unstable? because there is still a “lack of democracy and of democratic institutions” said Zvezdana Kovac, Executive Director of the Centre for Democracy and Reconciliation in South East Europe (CDRSEE) at a seminar organised by the EIB Institute.

    • eib_260117_068 “Africanistan”: the triple challenge posed by Sub-Saharan Africa

      In 2050, Africa will be more populated than China but the young working age population will be three times larger, said Serge Michailof, from the French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs, IRIS, and former Head of Operations at Agence Française de Développement, at an EIB Institute seminar