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June 22, 2011
 | by Zvezdan Kalmar

Bankwatch’s coordinator in Serbia Zvezdan Kalmar finds himself in a situation similar to the one when campaigning on the Gazela bridge project: Roma families live in uncertainty about when they’ll be resettled to make way for road construction, all the while with little influence about how decisions are made.

EBRD, EIB
Transport
June 10, 2011
 | by Pippa Gallop

Bankwatch research co-ordinator Pippa Gallop discusses the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's draft public information policy and how the bank has come to a standstill with improving its transparency rules.

EBRD
June 6, 2011

Bankwatch's EIB team leader Anna Roggenbuck, on her way to consultations on the European Investment Bank's transport policy, has crunched the numbers of the bank's transport sector lending. The result: while exhibiting a strong faith in future technological solutions the EIB is fuelling increased carbon emissions across Europe.

EIB
Transport
May 30, 2011
 | by David Chipashvili

David Chipashvili from Bankwatch member group Green Alternative in Georgia talks about the opportunities and threats in bringing concerns from the ground to the attention of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

EBRD
Energy & climate, Social & economic impacts
May 6, 2011

The Czech Republic will stop requesting the European Commission to reimburse EU funds spent in constructing new motorways and waterways that in the past may have breached public procurement rules. Rail funding will not be affected.

EU Funds
Transport
May 4, 2011
 | by Manana Kochladze

In collaboration with its Georgian member group Green Alternative, Bankwatch is today releasing its online guide to the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP).

EU Funds
May 4, 2011

The Khimki Forest in Russia might see its end signed and sealed this month. But Russian activists have continued their actions to defend Khimki forest also today by carrying out a citizens' inspection to prevent the still illegal felling of trees.

EBRD, EIB
Transport, Social & economic impacts
April 28, 2011

More than 20,000 people have signed a petition to demand Vinci's withdrawal from the construction of a highway section through the Khimki Forest in Russia.

EBRD, EIB
Transport
April 12, 2011

Russian environmentalist Dmitry Lisitsyn is one of the six winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize, often referred to as the Nobel Prize for environmentalism.

EBRD
Energy & climate, Other harmful projects
April 5, 2011

While Polish authorities waste precious time trying to persuade a reluctant European Commission to approve a reallocation of 1.2 billion euros of EU Funds from rail to road, Bankwatch member group Polish Green Network argues that the government would be better advised to start investing in rail transport as soon as possible.

EU Funds
Transport