Advocacy letter | 28 August, 2009 | Download PDF
The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) has approached the European Commission with a request for the EIB to make available financing for airlines in the context of the current crisis. In their letter, CEE Bankwatch Network, together with WWF-UK, AirportWatch and European Federation for Transport and Environment urge the European Commission to refuse such a bail-out for the aviation industry with its high-carbon intensity and overcapacity.
Policy comments | 26 August, 2009 | Download PDF
The comments are written in Macedonian and can be downloaded from Eco-sense’s website. Download Eco-sense comments to the new revised EIA study for the Demir Kapija-Smokvica highway
Complaint to European Ombudsman against the EIB for non-disclosure of the Framework Agreement with Tajikistan
Official document | 21 August, 2009 | Download PDF
The complaint regards the refusal of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to disclose the Framework Agreement concluded between the EIB and Tajikistan signed on 11 February 2009.
Briefing | 10 August, 2009 | Download PDF
As construction plans for several other controversial sections of the motorway proceed at high speed, another Natura 2000 site – the Knyszyn Forest – finds itself in danger and with it the habitats of at least 15 bird species and mammals like wolf, lynx and the European bison. CEE Bankwatch Network and the Polish Society for the Protection of the Birds (OTOP/BirdLife Poland) urge the European Commission to call on Poland to halt these road works until appropriate European environmental legislation is respected.
Advocacy letter | 7 August, 2009 | Download PDF
Following ambivalent messages from the EBRD leadership, CEE Bankwatch Network and Crude Accountability request clarification on the bank’s intentions regarding the controversial Nabucco gas pipeline project. On August 25, 2009 we received a response from President Thomas Mirow. Download it here.