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European Investment Bank is recommending partners explore ways to enable safe public participation during COVID-19 crisis
Author: European Investment Bank
The President has asked us to reply and follow up with a call as needed. As the world, and the European Union with it, has come under unprecedented strain due to the current pandemic and economic recession, the EIB is being called to reinforce its...
Multilateral banks respond to civil society's recommendations on the need to address increased risks to defenders in COVID-19 context
In mid-April 2020, the members of the Defenders in Development Campaign, a broad-based coalition of community activists, defender organizations and accountability groups around the world who have come together to address the increasing danger facing...
EU response to COVID-19 must focus on realising socio-economic rights & prioritise companies that respect human rights, says ENNHRI
Author: European Network of National Human Rights Institutions
"The EU must put economic and social rights at the heart of its economic response to COVID-19", 6 May 2020...
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Author: Deutsches Institut für Menschenrechte
In einer aktuellen Stellungnahme rufen die Nationalen Menschenrechtsinstitutionen Europas dazu auf, den wirtschaftlichen Wiederaufbau in der EU an den sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Menschenrechten auszurichten......
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European Investment Bank launches new climate strategy & energy lending policy including divestment from fossil fuels
On 14 November 2019, the board of the European Investment Bank agreed on a new energy lending policy and strategy for climate action and enviornmental stability. The decision was informed by an open review process which involved intensive stakeholder...
European Investment Bank announces new draft policy pledging to end all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020
Author: Joe Ware and Katherine Kramer, Eco-Business
"European Investment Bank makes a big shift away from oil and gas", 5 August 2019...
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Author: Siddharth Akali, Accountability Counsel
"Protecting Defenders in Development: Lessons Learned from Nepal", 12 Dec 2018...
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Malawi: How NGOs are protecting the rights of local communities impacted by proposed Lilongwe Water Project
Author: Elias Jika & Preksha Kumar, in International Accountability Project
"The Banks May be Gone but Communities Still Pay the Price for Poor Development Planning"...