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EBRD suspends loan for Romanian coal plant Turceni The Turceni project is currently subject to a number of legal challenges on environmental grounds and Romanian authorities are investigating allegations of corruption at the plant. Cliak to read: EBRD suspends loan for Romanian coal plant Turceni
Juncker on the investment offensive against Europeans The list of projects proposed for Juncker's investment package reads like unviable fantasies that would otherwise never see the light of day. Click to read: Juncker on the investment offensive against Europeans
Infographic: New money old ideas How EU spending plans for central and eastern Europe are selling short a greener future Click to view infographic
Multimedia story: When the dust settles Mongolian herders face dust, displacement and intimidation at the hands of a mining company. Click to read and watch the multimedia story 'When the dust settles'
Energy security for Europe or profit for Lukoil? Despite EU sanctions against Moscow and Russian energy companies, EU public banks are gearing up to offer one billion dollar to Lukoil for gas extraction in Azerbaijan. Click to read: Energy security for Europe or profit for Lukoil?

CEE Bankwatch Network works across the central and eastern European region to monitor the activities of international financial institutions and propose constructive environmental and social alternatives to the policies and projects they support.

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Countries in south-eastern Europe are strategic partner countries for the EU's energy sector. They also have high ambitions for coal power.

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Who we monitor


EBRD

EBRD

Promoting market economies, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's notion of transition is often blind to its impacts on people and the planet.

EIB

EIB

One of the world's biggest public lenders, the European Investment Bank notoriously neglects environmental and social aspects and acts far away from public control.

EU funds

EU funds

Incoherent funding priorities and inadequate national implementation often inhibit real social, economical and environmental sustainability.

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