The Georgian government has put a two week halt on BP's controversial Caspian oil pipeline project citing a breach of the environmental permit and other security concerns
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Notes from a civil society forum on economic impact of IMF programmes in low-income countries, 10 October 2013
Friends of the Earth has obtained clear evidence of the risks the proposed Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC)…
In December the CEE Bankwatch Network asked the Bank’s Board to delay approval of the Romania Forest Development Program.
Despite threats to the environment and fears of over-dependence on oil market vagaries, BP may receive as much as $500 million from the World Bank to build an 1,100 mile trans-Caucasus pipeline.
NGOs have written to the World Bank complaining about the contradictions between its support for oil pipelines, harbours, refineries and oil terminals which may threaten a national park protected under a previous Bank loan.