May 17, 2021
Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić has today taken part in what was billed as a groundbreaking ceremony for the hotly disputed Buk Bijela dam on the upper part of the river Drina in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The event has been met by opposition from Serbia, Montenegro and BiH, as well as scepticism about the project’s readiness.
March 29, 2021
This Tuesday, 30 March, lawmakers in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) will vote on an amendment to the Law on Renewable Energy. Composed of just one paragraph, the devil is truly in the detail.
February 17, 2021
Request to the EBRD Board Members regarding EBRD Management response to Bankwatch report “Connecting or Dividing?” and postponement of the decision on Corridor Vc.
Vujadin Berberović, local activist who campaigned against Corridor Vc in Bosnia and Herzegovina, passes away
February 10, 2021
Bankwatch is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Vujadin Berberović, president of the Serb returnee association in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, who played a key role in mobilising his community to ensure the local residents are equal stakeholders in the development of the Corridor Vc project.
January 26, 2021
In the early 2000s, the Corridor Vc route south of Mostar was planned to run through the Neretva valley, but due to strong local opposition, in 2011 this was changed to a route on the nearby plateau. In 2015 and 2016, yet another decision was made to r
October 22, 2020
Sekreterijatu Bernske konvencije o zaštiti evropskih divljih životinja i prirodnih staništa danas je podnesena žalba protiv Bosne i Hercegovine.
October 22, 2020
Iako je područje neadekvatno istraženo, poznato je da su prisutne rijetke vrste
September 26, 2020
Bosna i Hercegovine povrijedila je nekoliko odredbi Bernske konvencije za zaštitu europskih divljih vrsta i prirodnih staništa zbog davanja dozvole za hidroelektranu Ulog i mini hidroelektrane „Gornja Neretva“, u Hercegovini.
Freshwater Conservationists Worldwide Implore Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Permanently Protect Europe’s Last Wild Rivers
September 23, 2020
Global Organizations Urge Government to Prohibit Construction of Small Hydropower Projects Endangering Critically Important Rivers and Rare and Endemic Wildlife
May 21, 2020
The global Covid-19 pandemic has stopped neither hydropower companies nor nature defenders from pursuing their goals in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The latest flashpoint is the Neretva basin, where locals and NGOs are resisting construction with blockades and lawsuits.