Study | 22 September, 2006 | Download PDF
This new study, based on a field research in April 2006 by Bankwatch and Gender Action, examines the gender impacts of the BTC pipeline project in Azerbaijan and Georgia, and the Sakhalin II oil and gas project on Sakhalin Island.
Bankwatch Mail | 30 May, 2006 | Download PDF
In this issue: Cohesion or Collision? EU funding and biodiversity * Shell’s Sakhalin project no friend of people or nature * People’s right to know not fully reflected in EIB’s new plans to show * Will the neighbouring countries’ biodiversity be bulldozed by TEN-T extension? * EIB 1996-2006; Evolution of an invisible giant * New Citizen’s Guide for better use of internationally recognised complaint mechanisms * Saaremaa bridge- a crazy Estonian dream * EU waste strategy and public funds must not go up in smoke
Bankwatch Mail | 21 May, 2006 | Download PDF
In this issue: Forging the future, without faking it * Prostitution, trafficking, and STDs on the rise in EBRD oil projects * The EBRD’s PIP show * Azerbaijan’s oil boom showing troubling signs * Georgia’s economic situation less than rosy * New energy targets don’t tell the whole story * EBRD’s kiss and tell reinvents transition * The memory hole * New Zagreb waste strategy fails to justify incineration
Bankwatch Mail | 3 March, 2006 | Download PDF
In this issue: Sakhalin fishermen’s struggle for justice * Can the EIB deliver on development? * The memory hole * Scraping the bottom of the end-of-pipe barrel * Social issues SOS from EBRD Environmental Department * Time to wake up from South-East Europe’s pipeline dreams * Nukes and cronies in the Balkans * Two or three Americans: Wolfowitz and his Republican appointees * World Bank helping to tarnish jewels of Polish nature * EIB in the South. In whose interest? * We will not be moved * EU funds in central and eastern Europe: cohesion or collision?
Advocacy letter | 24 February, 2006 | Download PDF