October 13, 2021
A third of the European Investment Bank (EIB) portfolio in 2020 went through financial intermediaries, a channel that has already enabled multiple projects with devastating consequences for nature and communities with virtually zero accountability. The ongoing review of the EIB’s environmental and social standards is a crucial opportunity to ensure transparency and proper scrutiny of all projects supported with European public money.
‘Highway of Destruction’ raises questions about effective and safe access to remedy and poor human rights safeguards at the EIB
July 13, 2021
This briefing summarises the information from the report Highway of Destruction, the result of research commissioned by CEE Bankwatch Network member group Polish Green Network and carried out by Kenyan researcher Naomi Barasa in July 2020. The study is
December 20, 2019
The European Investment Bank and German development bank KfW are among the lenders supporting a 41 kilometre extension of the road from Mombasa towards Nairobi, one of the most important in Kenya. Over the last four years, the resettlement of those along the transport corridor has created severe problems for residents of Mombasa’s suburbs.
June 23, 2017
In the Rift Valley region of Kenya, Simon Sencho looks at the mountains that surround the village which used to be his home. He’s one of a thousand Maasai people who had to move, to give way to the Olkaria geothermal plant. Source: The forgotten strugg
March 7, 2017
I fondi sono destinati al cofinanzimento di 19 progetti che a regime dovrebbero garantire 1,8 GW di nuova capacità da rinnovabili. Source: UE: 300mln per le rinnovabili africane. Sono tutti progetti sostenibili?