December 4, 2019
More than a year after Salini Impregilo, a major construction company, mysteriously abandoned the Nenskra hydropower project before construction had even begun, new contractors are now said to have been hired to build Georgia’s biggest and most divisive hydropower project.
November 18, 2019
De Europese Unie eist van haar aspirant-leden dat zij het gebruik van duurzame energie opschroeven. Reden voor verschillende Balkanstaten om grootscheeps dammen aan te leggen. Corruptiegevoelig, en niet goed voor het milieu. Het protest zwelt aan. Red het wilde water.
New report: hydropower subsidies wreak environmental havoc and line influential pockets in the Western Balkans
September 25, 2019
Disproportionate public subsidies for small hydropower in the Western Balkans have resulted in widespread environmental damage and have benefited wealthy business people close to or part of the region’s governments, with little benefit for electricity generation, finds a new study released today by CEE Bankwatch Network.
July 5, 2018
For more than a year protesters have sought to stop work on a European-financed natural gas line coming all the way from Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea to the land of olive trees and beaches in sou… Source: Gas Line to Europe Raises Questions of Corrup
Major European loan to controversial Azerbaijani gas pipeline risks fuelling corruption, human rights abuse and climate change
October 18, 2017
A USD 500 million loan approved today by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for the construction of the Trans Anatolian Pipeline is set to benefit, among others, state-owned companies in Azerbaijan and Turkey.
Azerbaijan’s Laundromat scandal raises concerns over the EU’s growing business ties with the authoritarian regime
September 6, 2017
Revelations about the Azerbaijani Laundromat corruption scheme raise serious concerns over the EU’s intensifying relationship with the government in Baku and its readiness to turn a blind eye to the country’s human rights abuses and offer loans of millions of euros to a massive gas infrastructure project that would fill the pockets of the Azerbaijani corrupted elite.
January 20, 2017
December 31, 2016
Alleged payments to Italian MP before key European debate scrutinised
December 25, 2016
Dünya Bankası, geçmişinde yolsuzluk skandalları bulunan şirketlere TANAP için 800 milyon dolar kredi vermeyi onayladı. TANAP fosil yakıtlara bağımlılığı artıracak ve dolayısıyla iklim değişikliğini hızlandıracak eleştirileri alıyor Source: Dünya Bankas
December 14, 2016
No less than 15 firms contracted to build the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) and the Trans Anatolian Pipeline (TANAP), the two main sections of the so-called Southern Gas Corridor, have been implicated in various forms of corruption in the past, according to a CEE Bankwatch Network report published today.