Archive | June, 2008

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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Counter Balance Critique of “The EIB Statement of Environmental and Social Principle and Standards”

Contribution of Counter Balance to the ongoing development of the EIB’s Statement of Environmental and Social Principles and Standards (from 18th March 2008). Read it here

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Life begins at 50 for European Investment Bank, hopes civil society

Luxembourg — Environment and social campaign groups from across Europe today marked the 50th anniversary celebrations of the European Investment Bank (EIB) by pointing out to the European Union’s house bank that “Life begins at 50—We hope.” The EIB has attracted sustained criticism from civil society organisations in Europe and across the world because of […]

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Happy Birthday Mister President

Marilyn Monroe serenades EIB President Phillipe Maystadt in this video clip featuring the Counter Balance street action in Luxembourg to mark the occasion of the EIB’s 50th birthday.

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