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Soul mining: The EIB’s role in the Tenke Fungurume Mine, DRC

The Tenke project, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is one of the largest copper-cobalt deposits. The American company Freeport McMoRan (formerly Phelps Dodge) and Canada’s Tenke Mining together hold a majority stake in the project. On July 17, 2007, the EIB approved a EUR 100 million loan for the project. The Tenke Fugurume […]

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The EIB and tax havens

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The EIB’s role in development

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Counter Balance warns against unconditional role for EIB in Central Asia, launches new website

The day before a European Parliament committee vote on extending the mandate of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to permit it to engage in lending activities in Central Asia, the campaign coalition Counter Balance: Challenging the European Investment Bank has pointed out the human rights, environmental and social risks attached to tasking the EU’s house […]

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Euro Parliament debate sets out the challenges for the European Investment Bank as it turns 50

Has the EIB changed over the last 50 years? What are the global challenges for the EIB and are its lending practices coherent with EU policy objectives? These were the questions tackled by the first panel of speakers at the European Parliament debate on July 1. The EIB is a very important institution and its […]

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The EIB at 50

50 selected milestones in EIB’s development during its 50 first years of existence. English version French version German version Polish version Italian version Hungarian version Spanish version

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