fi-compass news

May 2017
European Commission reporting template for financial instruments – online learning for managing authorities
All managing authorities using European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) are required by Article 46 of the Common Provisions ... Read the full story
The EaSI Helpdesk on microfinance is live
The European Commission in the frame of its Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) Programme has launched a fully renovated Helpdesk, ... Read the full story
Second Call for EaSI Technical Assistance to the European microcredit sector
The EaSI Technical Assistance (EaSI TA) is launching a second Call for Expression of Interest with the goal of identifying and selecting ... Read the full story
Latest microfinance advisory news from EaSI TA
See the latest microfinance advisory news from EaSI TA, including success stories about the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit ... Read the full story
April 2017
Action planning for financial instrument life cycles: new fi-compass advisory video
A newly released fi-compass video explains how to successfully plan financial instruments that use the European Structural and ... Read the full story
New ex-ante assessments featured on fi-compass website
Member States and regions continue to advance with the set-up and implementation of financial instruments co-funded by the European ... Read the full story
Perspectives from France’s CAP 3RI investment platform
Member States and regions can make use of financial instruments within 'investment platforms' that combine the European Regional ... Read the full story
Support from Interreg Europe for projects related to financial instruments
Interreg Europe funding is available for local, regional and national public authorities throughout Europe to develop and deliver better ... Read the full story
Presidency points of view from Malta
Malta currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union and fi-compass spoke to Maltese stakeholders about their ... Read the full story
EAFRD managing authorities and rural development policy benefits from fi-compass
Implementing financial instruments requires specific knowledge. With the support of fi-compass, managing authorities of ... Read the full story
fi-compass seminar showcases financial instruments supporting urban and rural business investments
On 14 March a fi-compass seminar took place in Brussels focused on financial instruments under Thematic Objective 3 (TO3) ‘ ... Read the full story
New advisory services for European Social Fund financial instruments
The fi-compass European Social Fund (ESF) work stream has recently published new language versions of the handbook on using ESF ... Read the full story
March 2017
Slovenian financial instrument offers integrated package of business support sources
Slovenia's experiences with a financial instrument that offered investment support from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and ... Read the full story
First fi-compass microfinance workshop in Serbia
Our first fi-compass EaSI TA workshop in Serbia will be held next week on 14 March 2017 in Belgrade. Organised with close ... Read the full story
European microfinance institutions start to be certified under the European Code of Good Conduct
Microfinance institutions (MFIs) have started to receive certification for compliance with the European Code of Good Conduct for ... Read the full story
December 2016
Outreach services from fi-compass: Social Platform and European Microfinance Network seminars
Outreach services from fi-compass include our experts participating at external events to present information about financial ... Read the full story
Towards a low carbon economy – support for Member States and regions
Learning resources provided by fi-compass are designed to help managing authorities and other stakeholders involved in ... Read the full story
Helping Member States and regions to enhance the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
In the 2014-2020 programming period, the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) are supporting 11 thematic objectives and ... Read the full story
First data on implementation of 2014-2020 financial instruments published
The European Commission has published the first summaries of data on financial instruments in the 2014-2020 period. They provide first ... Read the full story
New fi-compass case studies published
A collection of 13 new fi-compass publications have been released recently featuring case study information about loans, ... Read the full story