Governance worsens across the majority of EBRD economies
December 14, 2022
Perceived corruption and reduced press freedom lead to governance declines …
A false start for wind energy in Uzbekistan?
December 1, 2022
This report analyses the current environmental assessments for four wind projects planned to be built in Uzbekistan and adds new evidence from visits to the sites, meetings with the companies and local communities, and expert advise from environmental organisations.
Has the EBRD’s political mandate changed?
June 17, 2022
The bank’s pro-democracy principles come into question as it invests in autocracies.
Balancing gender opportunities and risks: Gender impacts of the EBRD’s investments in Uzbekistan
March 2, 2022
This report analyses the gender impact of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) portfolio in Uzbekistan.
Statement of solidarity with Ukraine
March 2, 2022
The Russian army’s invasion of Ukraine is a tragedy for both Ukraine and Russia, causing needless destruction, death, heartbreak and hardship. Bankwatch stands with our friends, colleagues and the communities that we work with, and demands action from international financial institutions.
Letter: Loans to unsavoury states jar with EBRD’s mandate
July 21, 2021
You write that “many fund managers insist that deciding what to do about bonds issued by unsavoury regimes is not straightforward. Their …
At 30, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development must do better on human rights
July 1, 2021
The bank has a mandate to promote democracy – so why is it investing in autocratic regimes?
Half green and half-blind on democracy. As the EBRD turns 30 the vision of its founders is still far out of sight
April 14, 2021
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) was created in 1991 at a unique moment in history: after the fall of the Berlin wall, the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the run-up for the Rio Earth Summit on Sustainable Development and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Ракия за закуска: Недоволството от съдбата на петицията за магистрала Струма
December 10, 2019
Прeз тaзи ceдмицa кoмиcиятa пo пeтициитe в Eврoпeйcкия пaрлaмeнт нe дaдe хoд нa пeтициятa зa cпирaнe нa cтрoитeлcтвoтo нa cъoтвeтнaтa чacт нa мaгиcтрaлa „Cтрумa“.
Ne živimo u magičnom balonu obloženom novčanicama
September 27, 2019
Obraćam vam se u vezi sa tekstom „Država plaća da bi bogati bili još bogatiji“ (Danas, strana 12, 26. 9. 2019. godine) u kom sam pomenut u negativnom kontekstu.