UK revealed as EU champion of fossil fuel subsidies

By |januar 14th, 2019|2050 climate strategy, EBRD, EIB, fossil fuel subsidies, News, Werner Hoyer|

The United Kingdom spends the most in the EU on subsidising fossil fuels, according to a new report by the European Commission, which also found that EU-wide payments have failed to decrease despite the bloc’s commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Uzbekistan announces ambition to become major tourist destination

By |november 19th, 2018|EBRD, foreign investment, investment, News, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, tourism, Uzbekistan|

Uzbek officials and foreign guests issued a clear message on Monday (19 November) that developing tourism has become a major priority for Uzbekistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia with great landscapes and a very rich historical heritage.

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EBRD ‘excited’ about Kazakhstan’s modernisation

By |junij 20th, 2018|EBRD, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kazakhstan, News, One Belt One Road strategy|

Europe's reconstruction and development bank is excited about investing in Kazakhstan under the announced third stage of the country’s modernisation, always looking to combine investment with policy reform and technical advice, the head of the bank’s Brussels office said on Tuesday (19 June).

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Another environmental catastrophe is looming in Central Asia

By |marec 9th, 2018|Almazbek Altambayev, Aral Sea, Central Asia, EBRD, ecological disaster, G7, Kairat Abrakhmanov, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, SDGs, Tajikistan, toxic waste, United Nations, Uzbekistan|

The EU as a soft power should convince other donors to make the funds available to decontaminate old uranium mines in Central Asia, writes Adrian De Meer.

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EBRD ‘has more than 10 offers’ to relocate

By |marec 6th, 2018|Brexit, EBRD, News|

More than 10 countries have offered to host a new office for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, should it decide to move some of its staff out of London, the bank’s finance chief, Andras Simor, said on Monday (5 March).

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EBRD: Western Balkans could take up to 200 years to catch up with EU

By |februar 27th, 2018|EBRD, EU enlargement, News, Western Balkans|

Western Balkans countries need to tackle their low productivity and speed up reforms, the EBRD said on Monday, warning it could otherwise take them up to 200 years to catch up with the living standards of the EU states they hope to join.

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Europe’s murky Eastern energy deals

By |november 24th, 2017|Azerbaijan, Eastern Partnership, EBRD, EIB, Georgia, News, Shah Deniz, Southern gas corridor|

Millions of euros in public money are being invested in large infrastructure projects in the EU’s eastern neighbours in total disregard for Europe’s climate goals, and local communities, writes Manana Kochladze.

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China and Europe: Together we can make a difference

By |maj 12th, 2017|EBRD, EU-China, Jyrki Katainen, News, SMEs|

Ahead of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF), to be held in Beijing this weekend, H.E. Ambassador Yang Yanyi, head of the Chinese Mission to the EU, explains what can be expected.

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