Bankwatch Mail | 1 April, 2009 | Download PDF
In this issue: Earth calling the IFIs – Take me to your added value * Countdown to Copenhagen finds the EU stuck in limbo * Wind frozen and trees cut in Latvian crisis measures * The penny starts to drop on PPPs * Oil, gas and the IFIs: Sketching some lines on the horizon * Landmark legal victory compels Ex-Im Bank and OPIC to get real on their fossil fuel lending * Transparency fever gripping the World Bank?
Study | 20 March, 2009 | Download PDF
This independent quality review of the Environmental Impact Assessment study highlights more than 25 shortcomings in the assessment, including the studys failure to: consider alternative energy scenarios to coal power; analyse properly the carbon dioxide emissions; assess the socio-economic impacts of the project and provide for management and monitoring plans. Based on this quality review as well as the opposition from the local communities the Municipality of Durres declared itself officially against the project in April 2009.
Policy comments | 17 March, 2009 | Download PDF
Advocacy letter | 13 March, 2009 | Download PDF
Study | 5 March, 2009 | Download PDF