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New User Organization: Council of European Development Bank (CEB)

The Social Development Bank of Europe

UNICC is pleased to announce that the Council of European Development Bank (CEB) has been accepted as a UNICC User Organization. UNICC’s Business Relationship Manager for the CEB is Nyuta Fortuna.

Note that the UNICC Client UN Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) is listed as UN CEB to avoid any confusion.

Located in Paris, France, the CEB is a multilateral development bank with an exclusively social mandate. Through the provision of financing and technical expertise for projects with a high social impact in its member states, it actively promotes social cohesion and strengthens social integration in Europe.

The CEB represents a major instrument of the policy of solidarity in Europe. It participates in financing social projects, responds to emergency situations and contributes to improving the living conditions of the most disadvantaged population groups.The CEB contributes to the implementation of socially oriented investment projects through three sectoral lines of action, namely:

  • Inclusive growth: working to guarantee access to economic opportunities to ensure a prosperous future for all   
  • Support for vulnerable groups: helping to integrate the most vulnerable citizens to nurture a more diverse society 
  • Environmental sustainability: supporting a liveable society that promotes environmental sustainability, mitigates and adapts to climate change.

The CEB has 42 member states who are the Bank’s shareholders. All countries that are members of the Council of Europe are eligible to join the CEB.