Nenskra complaint to the European Investment Bank
Official document | 1 June 2018
In our opinion, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has failed to comply with the Standard 7 by not respecting the status of Svans as indigenous peoples.
The Bank did not fulfill its environmental and social standards: it ignored the project’s significant impacts on Svans, the indigenous population, their culture, health and general well-being, it dismissed the lack of proper public consultations and mitigation measures, and approved the project, for which meaningful alternatives have not been studied.
Project: Hydropower development in Georgia | Nenskra hydropower plant, Georgia
Tags: human rights | hydropower | indigenous people
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