Ukraine’s post-war agricultural recovery: Returning to the way things were is not enough – Bretton Woods Project
October 27, 2023
Source: Ukraine’s post-war agricultural recovery: Returning to the way things were is not enough – Bretton Woods Project
September 18, 2023
Source: New European Ukraine Facility has power to derail or accelerate country’s reform agenda
July 21, 2023
Together with Ukrainian civil society organisations Ecoaction and Razom We Stand, Bankwatch sent initial comments to the European Parliament on the proposed regulation on Ukraine Facility. To foster green reconstruction and bring Ukraine closer towards EU membership, the civil society groups argue that the Facility must prioritise public participation and environmental sustainability.
Civil society calls for the EU’s Ukraine Facility to prioritise the Partnership Principle and environmental conditionality
July 20, 2023
Today, Bankwatch together with Ecoaction (1) and Razom We Stand (3) submitted initial comments to the European Parliament, urging the integration of the Partnership Principle and environmental conditionality in the legislation on the Ukraine Facility.
Destruction of the Kakhovka dam: civil society calls on international community to respond to act of ecocide
June 15, 2023
On 6 June 2023, Russian occupiers blew up the biggest dam in Ukraine. The destruction of the Kakhovka hydropower plant threatens huge environmental and humanitarian consequences for the south of Ukraine and the entire Black Sea region.
May 15, 2023
Source: Ukraine Is Planning Its Green Reconstruction Even as War Rages On
The reconstruction of Ukraine: lessons from the post-war recovery in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Georgia
April 14, 2023
This briefing analyses the lessons learned from the post war reconstruction in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Georgia and how they can be considered during Ukraine’s reconstruction.
Open letter to the European Commission: environmental reforms and civil society engagement are key for Ukraine’s reconstruction and European accession
February 3, 2023
On 1 February, representatives of Ukrainian and international civil society organisations sent an open letter to Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission. In the letter, they call on the European Union to support civil society engagement and the incorporation of green principles into Ukraine’s reconstruction process, which will go hand in hand with the country’s EU accession.
February 2, 2023
After years of community complaints about the environmental and social damage caused by Ukrainian agro-giant Myronivsky Hliboprodukt (MHP), independent investigators are now looking into the role of international public finance in contributing to those harms. Considering the current food crisis, Ukraine’s important role in the global food supply chain and the prospect of more international investments to prop up Ukraine’s economy, it is time for financiers to learn the lessons of their past mistakes.
November 10, 2022
After a hectic start to public discussion about Ukraine’s reconstruction in Lugano, here we are again, trying to come up with some tangible results after the Berlin conference but without success. What is lacking in the conversation on Ukraine’s reconstruction, and how can the countries and partners put their money and attention where their mouth is?