December 27, 2022
The EBRD is facilitating the introduction of green technologies, waste recovery and recycling systems in both countries, but more …
December 26, 2022
This briefing reviews Samarkand’s existing urban development plans, the main environmental and social concerns of residents with a focus on public transport, and provides recommendations on including civil society in the GCAP planning.
December 15, 2022
People living in the settlements adjacent to landfills slated for expansion under an EBRD project were not adequately consulted.
December 1, 2022
This report analyses the current environmental assessments for four wind projects planned to be built in Uzbekistan and adds new evidence from visits to the sites, meetings with the companies and local communities, and expert advise from environmental organisations.
August 4, 2022
Armenia’s government and investors have failed to prevent human rights abuses related to the Amulsar gold mine. As we await the outcome of an EBRD investigation, environmental and human rights defenders continue to face threats. New reports show how the policies that should protect human rights and environmental defenders have failed to stop a project whose costs outweigh the benefits.
August 3, 2022
Solar energy may be a great solution to the climate change problem, but local communities must benefit first.
July 12, 2022
International financial institutions’ support for hydropower in Central Asia and Caucasus is fuel for environmental damage and human rights violations.
June 28, 2022
This report sheds light on the human rights violations by the Armenian government and investors, including the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, in relation to the Amulsar gold mine project.
Civil Society From Across the Asian Region Urge the ADB to Stop Financing False Climate and Energy Solutions
June 16, 2022
Civil society groups from across Asia are condemning the Asian Development Bank’s Asia Clean Energy Forum 2022, hosted from June 14-17th, as failing to provide a platform for discussion about real climate and energy solutions grounded in science and the lived realities of the region’s diverse communities. To highlight critical concerns about the ADB’s proposed and current energy investments, a range of events are being organized online and in person by community groups and their allies.
June 8, 2022
The 2022 EBRD Annual Meeting was held in the city of Marrakesh, Morocco. Although taking place far away geographically, the topic of Ukraine dominated the agenda. Will the EBRD ensure its funds for the country’s reconstruction are used in the most efficient, green and inclusive way?