fi-compass news

April 2017
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
Participant perspectives from the fi-compass ESF seminar in Rome
fi-compass organised a special advisory seminar for European Social Fund (ESF) managing authorities in Italy on 1 December 2016 ... Read the full story
New EU investment initiative to boost financing for the rural economy
A new EU financing initiative for Europe's rural economy was launched in November at the 'Second EU fi-compass conference on EAFRD ... Read the full story
Filling gaps in agricultural and rural finance: new animated film released by fi-compass
While many of Europe's Rural Development Programme (RDP) managing authorities are already exploring what financial instruments can bring ... Read the full story
First EaSI TA workshop on EU Instruments for microfinance in Sofia, Bulgaria: November 10 2016
Our fi-compass support for EU microfinance stakeholders included organising a workshop in Bulgaria recently through the EU ... Read the full story
November 2016
Improving credit conditions for Estonia's fisheries and aquaculture sector
Eduard Koitmaa from the Fisheries Economics Department at Estonia's Ministry of Rural Affairs was interviewed by fi-compass to ... Read the full story
Cooperation brings high uptake of business loans in Extremadura
A new fi-compass case study features a Spanish financial instrument that was set up towards the end of the 2007-2013 period with ... Read the full story
Workshop on EU instruments for microfinance in Sofia, Bulgaria
The Bulgarian association of credit cooperatives and microfinance organisations (BACCOM) together with fi-compass is organising the ... Read the full story