How the EBRD can help get Georgia on the mend

The EBRD’s forthcoming Country Strategy for Georgia Comments from Green Alternative /CEE Bankwatch Network 


Oil addicts find new veins as BTC pipeline finally opens


The day before state dignitaries, oil men and bankers from around the world gather for the grand launch party in Turkey of BP's more than one year delayed Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, campaigners who have monitored the BTC project are charging BP and participating international financial institutions (IFIs) with failing affected communities and the local environment. …


New Georgian dam plans poised to hit the environment and people’s pockets


A roundtable discussion organised in Tbilisi today by Association Green Alternative and CEE Bankwatch Network marks the first step in the mobilisation of Georgian society to stop a destructive joint Georgian government-World Bank plan aiming to construct the 700 MW Khudoni Hydro Power Plant (HPP) at a cost of at least USD 500 million in …