Public consultation on EIB’s Transparency Policy

Closed 26 Sep 2014

Opened 4 Jun 2014


On 4 July 2014, the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched a public consultation as part of the review of its Transparency Policy. The review process concluded with the adoption of a revised policy by the EIB’s Board of Directors on 06 March2015. The EIB Transparency Policy sets out the EIB Group’s approach to transparency and stakeholder engagement. It defines the procedures of the Bank concerning information requests from the public, as well as the information that the EIB makes routinely available to the public.

All relevant documentation regarding this public consultation can be found in the below table. 

May 2014 

Announcement of upcoming consultation on EIB website

4 July 2014

Publication of draft revised policy on EIB website and call for stakeholder comments

10 July 2014

Kick-off meeting in Brussels

10 September 2014

Consultation meeting in Brussels

26th September 2014

Deadline for submitting contributions

October 2014

Review of stakeholder comments and preparation of final draft Policy

9 January 2015

Publication of draft revised policy, draft Consultation Report and Bank comments to stakeholder contributions (issues matrix) on EIB’s website (at least 15 working days before discussion at the EIB’s Board of Directors)

3 February 2015

Board meeting on revised Policy, Consultation Report and Bank comments to stakeholder contributions

6 March 2015

Approval of revised Policy by EIB governing bodies

10 March 2015

Final revised EIB Transparency Policy, Consultation Report and Bank comments to stakeholder contributions published on EIB website


Event Date Documents

Launch of consultation


Consultation meeting in Brussels


Publication of stakeholder contributions


Publication of EIB comments to stakeholder contributions


Publication of Consultation report


Publication of final draft document


Adoption of new document by EIB’s Board of Directors



  • Anyone from any background


  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Complaints Mechanism
  • Access to Information