A factsheet about the European Investment Plan, highlighting examples of projects already supported by the EU, which will be stepped up with the help of the External Investment Plan. The projects highlighted are: EFSE (Neighbourhood Window of the European Fund for South East Europe), the DCFTA Direct Finance Facility, the SME Finance Facility – Phase II, and the Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership E5P. The External Investment Plan builds on the European Commission’s experience in implementing regional investment facilities. Since 2008, the Neighbourhood Investment Facility has used €2 billion in grants to leverage more than €16 billion from partner International Financial Institutions.

Source: www.euneighbours.eu