NGOs urge EIB to raise the bar on Human Rights ahead of banks’ summit

15 human rights and development NGOs sent an open letter to the President of the EIB, spelling out key recommendations to improve the protection of human rights

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Common Agricultural Policy VS Farm2Fork

In the new EU Watchdog episode CEO-researcher Nina Holland explains why and how it is possible that the European Parliament decided to go for the status quo: another seven years of a destructive Common Agriculture Policy (CAP)

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The EU Climate Bank: Greenwashing or Banking Revolution?

A new report released by the NGO coalition Counter Balance shows that it is too soon to call the EIB the 'EU Climate Bank'

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What we focus on

Who are we, what do we fight for and how do we achieve it? Find out!

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What we do

Challenging public investment banks

We’re a European coalition of development and environmental non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with extensive experience working on development finance and public banks as well as campaigning to prevent negative impacts resulting from major infrastructure projects

Our mission is to make European public finance a key driver of the transition towards socially and environmentally sustainable and equitable societies

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Where we focus our efforts

Our activities focus on:
Climate Justice, Development & Human Rights,
Transparency & Accountability

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We conduct research on European public financial institutions and challenge investments that result in harmful impacts for people and the environment


We inform the public and open up debates on the role of EU public finance in the transition towards more sustainable and equitable societies


We coordinate advocacy campaigns towards decision-makers at EU and national levels to push for accountable, democratic and sustainable
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The song of the EIB


During the latest EU elections, we called the citizens’ attention to the EU bank, the EIB! Curious about what it does and what the citizens can do to make sure the bank operates in the public interest?

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