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Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament Internal Policy Seminar, 18 November 2014, 0900-1600 Room JAN4Q2 -Investing in the Future: Sustainable development, growth & jobs

Seminar Programme (Word)


Confrontations Europe held the European Long-Term Investment Conference: a new beginning for Investment in Brussels on 3-4 December 2014

The keys to restoring Investment

Conference programme (PDF) & link to presentations by speakers (PPT and/or PDF)

 -Debates were simultaneously translated into French and English

Standard & Poor's Annual Infrastructure Finance Seminars providing updates on credit ratings and trend factors affecting the infrastructure industry


London 18th November 2014 agenda (PDF) and registration

Paris 19th November 2014 agenda (PDF) and registration

Frankfurt 20th November 2014 agenda (PDF) and registration


The above events are open to investors, bankers and other finance professionals, and free to attend. However, places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.


Paris 26 November 2014

The Long-term Investment Global Policy Roundtable:

working agenda (PDF)

summary of discussion (PDF)

The ELTI WG on energy efficiency was an opportunity to meet and to network that started with presentations on the European Commission EU energy efficiency policy and energy efficiency financial instruments made by  Mr. Paul Hodson (DG ENER)and  Mr. Thomas de Bethune (DG REGIO) followed by a presentation of the work of The Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG) by Annie Degen (UNEP Finance Initiative).

Finally Mrs. Zarpana Signor (Deutsche Bank) made a presentation on the European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF) before leaving the floor to the ELTI Secretary-General Mr Dominique de Crayencour as moderator by raising topics for future meetings.

RI Europe 2014

03 June 2014 World Bank - Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit

This Amsterdam OECD/APG workshop fell under the scope of the OECD Project on Institutional Investors and Long-Term Investment and G20-OECD work on long-term financing. ELTI was represented by the Secretary-General Mr. Dominique de Crayencour and other participants included representatives from pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and asset managers as well as officials and experts from ministries of finance, central banks and international organisations.

Discussions focused on long-term pension investment strategies under risk-based regulation, also exploring the question of whether regulation matters. The issues of riskiness and procyclicality in pension asset allocation and the regulatory challenges facing long-term illiquid assets were also discussed at length (add- link to ELTI website to see: other publications on Long-Term Investment)

The OECD-led Task Force on Institutional Investors and Long-Term Financing, is open to G20, FSB, APEC members and relevant international organisations, and works on developing high-level principles intended to help governments facilitate and promote long-term investment by institutional investors, particularly among institutions such as pension funds, insurers and sovereign wealth funds, that typically have long duration liabilities and consequently can consider investments over a long period.

In June 2014 the Singapore G20/OECD Task Force members met to endorse these principles and further develop High-level principles principles on Long-Term Investment Financing by Institutional Investors for consideration at the previous G20 Summits. 


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