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European Voice | June 26, 2013

Controversy remains over whether the bank should fund coal plants.

Le Monde | June 24, 2013

Lundi 24 juin sera déposée devant le procureur du tribunal de grande instance de Nanterre une demande d'ouverture d'enquête préliminaire sur faits de corruption d'agent public étranger et de recel de trafic d'influence, à l'encontre de la société Vinci Concessions Russie, une filiale du groupe Vinci.

The Guardian | June 24, 2013

In 1999, bombs rained down on Belgrade as Nato forces attempted to topple Slobodan Milosevic's regime. Amid the chaos of war, Natasa Djereg, a student at the University of Belgrade's faculty of forestry, founded the Centre for Ecology and Sustainable Development (Cekor) with her professors. "Those were terrible years," says Djereg, who is now the director of the NGO. "We wanted to start a project that looked to the future."

EurActiv | June 6, 2013

A Ukrainian application for European funding of two new coal plants would cause massive health and environmental damage to local people from nitrogen oxide emissions and other related pollution effects, local environmental campaigners have told EurActiv.

Enerzine | June 4, 2013

Ce mardi 4 juin, Connie Hedegaard, commissaire européenne en charge du climat, sera auditionnée par les commissions du développement durable et des affaires européennes de l'Assemblée Nationale.

Le Canard Enchaine | May 29, 2013

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klimatterer.info | May 28, 2013

Die Europäische Investitionsbank soll keine Kredite mehr für den Neubau von Kohlekraftwerken vergeben dürfen. Das fordert Anna Roggenbuck vom CEE Bankwatch Network. Die Organisation mit Sitz im tschechischen Prag beschäftigt sich mit der internationalen Finanzpolitik im Bereich Energie, Verkehr und EU-Erweiterung. Anna Roggenbucks Schwerpunkt ist die Europäische Investitionsbank EIB.

al bawaba | May 28, 2013

They urged the EBRD “to reject the loan, or at least postpone its decision”

A group of NGOs have announced their opposition to a proposed loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to fund oil drilling projects in Egypt.

The EBRD is expected to decide on Wednesday whether or not it will provide a $40m loan to Kuwait Energy, according to a statement published by a coalition of NGOs including the Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and European groups CEE Bankwatch and Platform.

The Daily News Egypt | May 28, 2013

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development proposes a $40m loan for Kuwait Energy to drill for oil

New Europe | May 21, 2013

On 21 May, Bloomberg reported that the Polish gas policy followed by the government has led many North American companies to leave the country. However, the tax measures haven’t become law yet.