fi-compass news

March 2016
24.03.2016
Member States seminar series: Lithuania
Picture: Sigitas Mitkus, Ministry of Finance, Lithuania Financial instruments delivering ESI Funds were discussed at a seminar ... Read the full story
18.03.2016
Member States seminar series: Estonia
Picture: Kerstin Liiva, Ministry of Finance, Estonia On 15 March 2016, financial instruments delivering ESI Funds were discussed at a ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
fi-compass workshop supports the development of Greek microfinance
Microfinance and the social economy were discussed at a fi-compass EaSI TA workshop on 2 March in Athens.  The workshop built on ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Estonia launches new rural development loan funds
    Europe's first EAFRD financial instrument in 2014-2020 has now been launched by Estonia's Ministry of Rural Affairs. Estonia, ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
fi-compass events help to build knowhow in using financial instruments
The fi-compass seminar series is continuing to attract a wide range of participants who are interested in learning about financial ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Promoting economically viable financial instruments for public infrastructure
European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF) programmes can use financial instruments to develop public infrastructure projects that ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Expanding the outreach of fi-compass online advisory services
A number of channels are used to raise awareness about the fi-compass advisory services and online communication continues to ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Assessing the value added of loan funds in the agricultural sector - Interview with Szilvia Bencze on Hungary’s programming in 2014-2020
Szilvia Bencze works at the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture and she presented her managing authority’s experience with financial ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Financial instruments for SMEs are a top priority for fi-compass stakeholders
As part of the ongoing actions to ensure that fi-compass remains aligned with stakeholders’ needs, a user survey was carried out ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Fisheries support through financial instruments: latest fi-compass video focuses on the EMFF
Financial instruments for Europe’s fisheries sector are the focus of a new video released by fi-compass. It features perspectives ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
New Guidance note about interest and other gains generated by European Structural & Investment Funds support paid to financial instrument (Article 43 Common Provisions Regulation)
A new European Commission Guidance note has been published to clarify how Member States should deal with interest or other gains ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Improving understanding about EU finance for business
Business support for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) remains a common focus for the Member States’ financial instruments. ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Flagship fi-compass events spotlight opportunities for financial instruments in the European Social Fund
Two high level events were organised by fi-compass earlier this month to raise awareness about opportunities for financial ... Read the full story
17.03.2016
Targeted coaching on rural development financial instruments gets under way
Targeted coaching for the relevant Member State managing authorities on how best to use financial instrument possibilities available ... Read the full story
16.03.2016
Member States seminar series: Hungary
Picture: Tamás Karsai, Ministry of National Economy, Hungary On 10 March 2016, financial instruments delivering ESI Funds were ... Read the full story
15.03.2016
Member States seminar series: Poland
Picture: Marta Leśniak, Regional Operational Programmes Department, Ministry of Economic Development, Poland; Agata Matusiak, European ... Read the full story
01.03.2016
Member States seminar series: Germany
Picture: Ulrike Schreckenberger, Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany     Financial instruments delivering ESI Funds ... Read the full story
February 2016
24.02.2016
Member States seminar series: United Kingdom
Picture: Roger Evans, Deputy Mayor of London Financial instruments delivering ESI Funds were discussed at a seminar on 18 February in ... Read the full story
23.02.2016
Hungary and UK host fi-compass workshops for microcredit providers
Hungary and UK host fi-compass workshops for microcredit providers Two new workshops are being organised under the Employment and ... Read the full story
22.02.2016
New guidelines on combining European Structural and Investment Funds with the EFSI
The Juncker Commission’s top priority is to get Europe growing again and to increase the number of jobs without creating new debt. The ... Read the full story