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Event: From African mega dams to German motorways, 13 December – Berlin

Global Investment in Infrastructure: Who Benefits? Who Pays? Who owns? Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 – 18:00 – 20:00 Event city:  Berlin Address: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung – Bundesstiftung Berlin Schumannstr. 8 10117 Berlin Agenda 1. Presentations Nancy Alexander, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, Director Economic Governance Program, Washington DC Reflections on the global infrastructure agenda and role of G20 (origins and […]

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Event: Carbon Trading and Biodiversity Offsets, 6 December – Brussels

PUBLIC CONFERENCE: Carbon trading and biodiversity offsets Market solutions for environmental problems, or financialisation of nature? Organised by: Re:Common, Counter Balance, Corporate Europe Observatory, Food & Water Europe Location: Mundo B, 26 rue d’Edimbourg, 1050 Ixelles (main conference room downstairs), see map here: https://goo.gl/maps/bTQ5kiqqt1w Timing: 6th December 2016, 14:00-18:00     **Register**: send an email […]

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Event: EFSI 2.0 – The Investment Plan for Europe: Which Contribution to the EU’s Climate Agenda?

Aimed at raising investments for € 315 billion and supposed to “create jobs everyday”, after one year of operations the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) still appears questionable. On the eve of the proposal to extend the Juncker plan up to 2020, CEE Bankwatch Network, Counter Balance, Friends of the Earth Europe and WWF […]

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Job opening: Media and Communication Officer

Counter Balance is seeking a media and communication officer (part time, 20 hours per week with a perspective for a full time position) to support the coalition by conducting advocacy work on EU level, and lead on the communication of the work of the coalition. This is a role for someone who, as part of […]

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Event: Dirty Money – Europe’s Thirst for Oil in Nigeria

Thu 25 Jun 2015, 6:30pm Free Word Lecture Theatre This event will look at the environmental and social impact of Western oil corporations in the Niger Delta, Nigeria. It will also focus on Dirty Money, a graphic novel that tells the incredible story of Dotun Oloko, a Nigerian whistleblower who tries to expose what he […]

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Event: the Southern Gas Corridor – A discussion on energy security, democracy and human rights violations from Italy to Azerbaijan

Event details: When? Tuesday, May 5, 2015 2 pm – 5.30 pm Where? Résidence Palace 155, rue de la Loi 1040 Brussels, Belgium Register here online (registration is obligatory) The conference will be structured as follows: Introductory remarks – 10 min By MEP Claude Turmes (Greens/EFA, Luxembourg) and Emma Hughes, Platform (UK) Session 1 – […]

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