The Western Balkans faces numerous social challenges and social policy reform thus remains a priority. The WBIF supports a variety of infrastructure projects in the social sector and it accounts for 15% of the WBIF portfolio. Efforts are focused on education, healthcare and pension systems, poverty reduction, social inclusion, and social safety.
The WBIF finances the construction and modernisation of social housing, education, healthcare, and judicial facilities. The buildings should be compliant with the requirements of the Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans, Flagship 6 - Renovation wave, which aims at achieving near-zero energy and emission standards in new buildings.
Achieved results (2009 - 2020)
Expected results (2021 - 2027)