Advocacy letter | 21 May, 2009 | Download PDF
On September 28, 2009 we have received a response from EBRD announcing the Almaty-Issyk-Kul road construction project (Kyrgyz Republic) not further being considered. Download it here.
Study | 20 May, 2009 | Download PDF
This report reviews the European Investment Bank’s public-private partnership (PPP) projects to inform and help shape the bank’s lending policies and practices. The research has been commissioned by the European Investment Bank but is not available on the EIB’s website. The report describes the EIB PPP portfolio, presents the outcomes of interviews with EIB staff involved in PPP operations. The report draws interesting conclusions about the PPP project selection, risk sharing and transparency.
Briefing | 20 May, 2009 | Download PDF
In April 2009 the National Energy Company of Ukraine Ukrenergo announced plans to construct two new high voltage transmission lines with hoped for financial support from the EBRD. A closer look at the background details reveals information that neither the project sponsor nor the EBRD provided. Based on them, it seems that in close cooperation with Ukrenergo the EBRD will rather improve Ukraine’s capacity to export electricity from its nuclear blocks under the smokescreen of serving the local needs.
Letter to DG Environment Infringement Unit regarding breaches of EU law in the Chelopech mining project
Advocacy letter | 19 May, 2009 | Download PDF
On June 17, 2009 we have received a response from DG Environment Infringement Unit. Download it as pdf here.