Tag Archives: Azerbaijan

Lost in transition: Far-reaching changes needed as European bank marks 25 years

On April 15, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will be marking its 25th anniversary. Reflecting on two decades of monitoring the EBRD’s policies and projects, a new report from CEE Bankwatch Network raises concerns about a growing gap between the bank’s operations and its mandate. The full report Lost in Transition: 25 […]

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“Walking the Line” of the Southern Gas Corridor: the Webocumentary

Counter Balance, Platform and Re:Common are pleased to announce the launch of the webdocumentary “Walking the Line”. This webdocumentary presents the risks associated with the Euro-Caspian Mega Pipeline or Southern Gas Corridor. One of the biggest pipelines ever conceived, the corridor is supposed to stretch 3500 km from Azerbaijan to Italy and supply Europe with […]

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Do not fund Southern Gas Corridor with EU money

The flashbulbs at Azerbaijan’s official photo opportunities should not blind Europe’s leaders to the country’s accelerated descent into authoritarianism, writes Xavier Sol. This article originally appeared on Euractiv. A leap year comes just twice in a decade, but the Southern Gas Corridor, the series of pipelines intended to feed Europe with gas from the Caspian […]

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Clouds darken over the TAP, Switzerland’s flagship gas pipeline

  By Federico Franchini, published in French on La Cité on 9 December 2015.   121 million Swiss Francs: these are the losses recorded at the end of 2014 by the Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) company, the consortium in charge of the trans-Adriatic gas pipeline which has its headquarters in Baar, in the Zoug […]

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