Beijing, January 24, 2017
AIIB launches final round of consultation on draft energy strategy
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has today begun a final round of public consultations on its energy sector strategy. Interested parties are invited to view the draft strategy published today and submit comments by March 6, 2017.
The Bank is developing an energy sector strategy in order to guide its future engagement with and investments in the energy sector. The strategy will be consistent with the Bank’s ‘Lean, Clean and Green’ core values. Consequently, the strategy is being developed in a transparent and collaborative way with two rounds of public consultation.
In the first round of consultation, the Bank received over 40 responses from government agencies, private sector companies, Civil Society Organizations and Non-Government Organizations. These comments helped inform the draft strategy published for discussion today.
The final strategy will be presented to the Bank’s Board of Directors for approval.
1. The draft AIIB Energy Strategy and the consultation schedule is available on the website: https://www.aiib.org/en/policies-strategies/strategies/.content/index/Energy-Strategy-Discussion-Draft.pdf
2. Written comments should be submitted by March 6, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org
3. A summary of the first round of public consultation is available here: https://www.aiib.org/en/policies-strategies/strategies/.content/index/Summary-of-Comments-on-Issues.pdf
4. For more information please visit https://www.aiib.org.
Seoul, Republic of Korea, February 27, 2017
AIIB and Republic of Korea sign MOU to launch AIIB 2017 Annual Meeting
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB/the Bank) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) finalizing arrangements for the organization of the 2017 AIIB Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting is being co-hosted by the Bank and the Government of the Republic of Korea, and will be held on June 16-18, 2017, in Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea.READ MORE
Beijing, February 09, 2017
AIIB and IFC Sign ISDA Master Agreement to Expand Infrastructure Investments in Asia
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have signed an International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Master Agreement to enhance their capacity to make investments in emerging-markets projects, especially in Asia’s infrastructure sector. It is the first financial collaboration agreement between the two development finance institutions, demonstrating innovative ways to scale up development finance through capital market solutions.READ MORE