Bankwatch Mail | 16 May, 2008 | Download PDF
In this issue: Why is the EBRD tacitly backing Ukraine’s nuke-centric, inefficient energy plans? * Football and PPPs do not mix * Renewables continue to get a rough ride in Georgia * Other transitions are out there – but not as the EBRD knows it * Wake up and smell ArcelorMittal – global case studies reveal who picks up the tab for steel giant * PIP squeaks again: no end in sight to info disclosure constipation at the EBRD
Advocacy letter | 15 May, 2008 | Download PDF
Dear Mr Popov Chelopech Mining project – phase 2 Thank you for your letter of 2 May, 2008 in which you share with us your concerns about Chelopech Mining Project (copy attached for reference).
Study | 13 May, 2008 | Download PDF
The publication shows how local residents, workers and the environment pay the price for ArcelorMittal’s success. The compilation contains case studies examining Mittal’s IFC- and EBRD-financed plants in Romania, Ukraine, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan.
Follow-up letter to DG Region reiterating major concerns about controversial projects planned with EU funds in the period 2007-2013
Advocacy letter | 8 May, 2008 | Download PDF
Policy comments | 2 May, 2008 | Download PDF