Advocacy letter | 19 September, 2013 | Download PDF
The letter was sent in both English (pdf) and Korean (pdf).
Risks for the Pljevlja II project due to inadequate environmental standards of the preliminary offers
Study | 18 September, 2013 | Download PDF
This research examines environmental data published by the Montenegro government on the seven preliminary bids received for the planned 220 MW Pljevlja II lignite-fired power plant. It finds that only one of the offers from Chinese and European companies is in compliance with the EU Industrial Emissions Directive for dust emissions. None of the offers reach the efficiency levels associated with EU Best Available Techniques.
Let’s talk about IPA II (Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance) – A toolkit for civil society organisations
Study | 14 September, 2013 | Download PDF
This publication (available in different languages) is an updated version of the “Let’s talk about IPA” toolkit from 2011. It aims to give guidance and to support NGOs in Western Balkan countries and stakeholders interested or involved in the programming cycle for pre-accession funding, encouraging them to fully exploit all opportunities for public participation within the process.
Advocacy letter | 13 September, 2013 | Download PDF
After a week of consultation meetings in Istanbul, Belgrade and Moscow to discuss the EBRD energy sector strategy with EBRD staff, civil society groups turn to the bank’s president Suma Chakrabarti as we believe that some of our concerns deserve his attention.
Advocacy letter | 28 August, 2013 | Download PDF
Given the seriousness of the upcoming consultation meeting on the EBRD’s energy lending policy in Belgrade (September 4) and the concern that this should be more than a pro forma exercise, a range of organisations are asking the EBRD in this letter to show genuine commitment to dialogue.