March 25, 2020
Burgas has recently been named the ‘Best city to live in Bulgaria’ – which may just have something to do with its strategy of transforming itself into a climate-friendly city without leaving any of its residents behind.
October 10, 2018
This letter was sent to EU ministers ahead of the General Affairs Council regarding the Multiannual Financial Framework after 2020.
April 12, 2018
One of the most pressing challenges for Cohesion Policy is the transformation of the carbon-intensive energy systems in central and eastern Europe.
April 12, 2018
“Today, the EU’s European affairs ministers have missed the opportunity to pave the way for a sustainable and ambitious Cohesion Policy,” says Raphael Hanoteaux, CEE Bankwatch Network’s EU Policy Officer.
March 7, 2018
Business interests continue to overshadow public concerns with regards to the dubious €100-million tram project in Riga.
European Parliament calls for future EU budget to support the energy transformation in regions that need it most
February 22, 2018
Prague, Brussels – Today NGOs across central and eastern Europe welcome a report from Members of the European Parliament’s BUDGET Committee , laying out the priorities for the next EU budget after 2020 – the ‘Multiannual Financial Framework’ (MFF).
February 20, 2018
A reform of finance of the EU’s cohesion policy is needed and timely, but rather than merely shrinking, it is high time to make it a real catalyst of an ambitious, sustainable and democratic transformation that works for European citizens.
November 6, 2017
Small-scale renewable energy sources are being built all over Europe. Examples from the Czech Republic show that their success depends on adjusting them to the local environment and making sources for financing, such as EU funding, more accessible.
July 21, 2017
Public tensions have been rising over a proposed EUR 100 million tram line in the capital Riga that is proposed for EU funding.
July 5, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron is right to propose public debates on the Future of Europe. But the EU budget is where change will first manifest itself.