Briefing | 18 September, 2012 | Download PDF
Kyrgyzstan is a mountainous country rich in water and natural resources. It hosts one of the Earth’s most important ecological regions with unique ecosystems and biodiversity and is considered the “water tower” of Central Asia due to its Tien Shan glacier reserves. At the same time, mining operations and the mismanagement of natural resources are increasing the threats posed by climate change and pollution.
Study | 13 September, 2012 | Download PDF
The study offers an overview of estimated investment needs of CEE countries and compares them with the amounts currently earmarked for low-carbon economy, energy efficiency and renewables in the European Commission proposals on Cohesion policy and the Multi-annual Financial Framework.
Advocacy letter | 13 September, 2012 | Download PDF
The letter describes the controversies connected to a potential EBRD loan to Polish energy company ENEA. (Find more information on our blog.)
Briefing | 10 September, 2012 | Download PDF
To reach the EU agreed climate and energy targets by 2020, the European Commission states that at least 20% of the future Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2014-2020 should support climate action. The Coalition for a Sustainable EU budget strongly supports this initiative and ask to increase it to 25% of the next MFF. In order to have a proper legal basis, this commitment should be included in the Negotiating Box and in the Inter-Institutional Agreement.
Leaflet | 15 August, 2012 | Download PDF
An illustrated and comprehensible introduction to the European Union’s budget, the decision making that leads to it, the impacts it has on our societies and the role that people can play in the process. On eight pages, this guide answers the basic and not so basic questions regarding the EU’s financial framework.