​Kurti today at the London Summit

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The Investment Summit in the Western Balkans 2024 will start on Monday, which will take place at the EBRD headquarters in London.

The leaders of six governments from the region will participate in this event, including the Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti

The purpose of the Summit is to highlight investment and business opportunities in the Western Balkans region and to promote regional and cross-border projects.

This is the sixth EBRD summit of this kind.

The inaugural Western Balkans Summit took place 10 years ago in February 2014 and, for the first time, brought together all the prime ministers of the region.

The Western Balkans is a priority region for the EBRD. Today, the EBRD remains one of the largest institutional investors in the countries of the region, with more than 18 billion euros invested to date.

The traditional highlight of the Summit – the interactive Prime Ministers' Session – will see regional leaders and the EBRD president address the audience with their overall vision for the region, key regional projects and investment opportunities at the regional level and in each of the countries of the region, including Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia

The session will feature extended questions and answers with foreign investors.

As the green transition is the Bank's top priority in the region, there will be a special panel on Green Energy in the Western Balkans, which will bring together key policy makers (expected at ministerial level) and investors for a discussion on maximizing of private capital. mobilization to accelerate the region's decarbonisation.