Urban public transport reform in Tbilisi
September 29, 2022
The briefing finds that none of Tbilisi’s proposed reforms have been completed, nor are they entirely consistent with the city’s goals, including prioritising pedestrians, enhancing mobility opportunities for the city’s residents and improving air quality.
Solar Energy Project Leaves Uzbek Women in the Dark
August 3, 2022
Solar energy may be a great solution to the climate change problem, but local communities must benefit first.
Kryzys klimatyczny bardziej dotyka kobiety. A rozwiązania wymyślają w zasadzie tylko mężczyźni
May 23, 2022
W branży odnawialnych źródeł energii może w ciągu 30 lat przybyć ponad 40 mln miejsc pracy. Jednak żeby transformacja energetyczna się …
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.
Informing women is the first step to empowering them
August 3, 2020
Evidence of meaningful implementation of the Gender Action Plan for EBRD and GCF’s Green Cities Framework – not found.
Green City Action Plan for Tbilisi – A Mere Formality?
July 31, 2020
Tbilisi is a city of more than 1.2 million people,1 characterized by serious environmental challenges in terms of air, water and soil pollution. It also experiences problems with urban planning and mobility. This briefing analyses the lack of integration in international efforts to make Tbilisi a greener, more sustainable place to live.
More efforts from the EBRD required to mainstream gender in Kyrgyzstan
September 26, 2018
It appears the EBRD funds are prioritised on the first-need service basis rather than the long-term strategy goals identified by the EBRD in both the public transportation and water sectors.
Gender inclusion in the EBRD public transport and water projects in southern Kyrgyzstan
September 20, 2018
The research team has conducted a survey that was focused on gender inclusion in the EBRD funded public transport and water projects in Osh, the second largest city in Kyrgyz Republic. The outcome of this publication revealed that the bank’s objectives
Shuakhevi hydropower plant, Georgia
August 13, 2018
Georgia’s biggest and one of the most controversial hydropower plants is mostly famous for its failures. Two months after becoming operational in 2017 its tunnels collapsed. And after two years of repairs water is leaking from the dam. Shuakhevi hydropower plant (HPP) once promised to bring energy independence to Georgia. Instead it managed to collect an impressive ‘portfolio’ of problems in a wide range of areas: from biodiversity, to gender impacts, to community relations.
March 27, 2018
Only recently Mongolia was known as the biggest nomadic country in the world. Today, it is struggling to move past it.