Archive | March, 2010

International NGOs Launch Campaign to Stop Man-Made Disaster in Ethiopia

Campagna per la Riforma della Banca Mondiale * Counterbalance * Friends of Lake Turkana * International Rivers Joint press release International NGOs are calling for the halt of the destructive Gibe 3 Dam on Ethiopia’s Omo River. The dam threatens the land and livelihoods of 500,000 tribal people in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya. By […]

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Camdessus is taking our eyes off the ball

Appeared in European Voice Our eyes should be on how well the European Investment Bank is lending money in the developing world. The frisson of excitement that has greeted the ambitious suggestion by Michel Camdessus, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, to create a new body called the European Development Bank (“Radical reforms […]

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The European Investment Bank in the ACP countries – critical points for the Mid-term review of the Investment Facility

The purpose of this submission is to raise some of the critical points that we believe need further exploration by the external experts evaluating the Investment Facility of the EIB. Read the full submission here

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