Policy comments | 30 July, 2009 | Download PDF
The document offers suggestions for revisions of the EIB’s Transparency & Public Disclosure Policies, including both general and detailed comments on both policies, among others on intermediated loans, publications vs. disclosure, corporate governance, stakeholders engagement and the policy framework.
Advocacy letter | 30 July, 2009 | Download PDF
Relating to the IFC’s review of its Policy on Disclosure of Information, and its Policy and Performance Standards on Social and Environmental Sustainability Policy, this letter is signed by a coalition of more than one hundred development, environment, human rights, professional, faith-based, gender, youth and economic justice organizations.
Policy comments | 24 July, 2009 | Download PDF
Critical comments by Green Alternative, Georgia on the World Bank Approach Paper and Consultation Plan ‘Toward Greater Transparency: Rethinking the World Banks Disclosure Policy’.
Advocacy letter | 23 July, 2009 | Download PDF
We have received the following responses: On July 29, 2009 from EBRD (pdf here). On August 4, 2009 from EIB (pdf here). On August 27, 2009 from World Bank (pdf here).
Briefing | 23 July, 2009 | Download PDF
The energy policy of the Georgian government supported by a number of IFIs, aims at utilising the hydroenergy potential in the country in order to overcome the existing energy crisis. But effectively, this policy has the potential to cause significant negative impact on the environment, to drastically change the social and demographic situation in Georgia’s mountain areas and to devastate the existing cultural heritage.