Showing posts with the label European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development(EBRD) News - November 23, 2015: The Future of Development Banks.

Image The future of multilateral development banks 02 Dec 2015 London, UK Overseas Development Institute (ODI) Multilateral development banks (MDBs) have played a crucial role in supporting economic development and fighting poverty since the World Bank was created 70 years ago. Despite significant gains they face wide criticism for being inflexible, bureaucratic and dominated by the political interests of high-income non-borrowing shareholder countries. It is high time to review and reform our major MDBs – to reflect the realities and needs of the current global economy.

EBRD - November 13, 2015: The EBRD’s Green Economy Transition Approach

Image the EBRD’s Green Economy Transition Approach   Speech delivered by Sir Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President, to Sida in Stockholm, Sweden. Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen It is a great honour to be invited here today. I’d like to thank Charlotte for giving me this opportunity to come back to Sida itself – and for this chance to speak to you all. Sweden is one of the EBRD’s firmest friends. It is not just one of our founding shareholders, with us right from the start of our journey almost 25 years ago. Sweden is also one of the most generous supporters of our work on sustainable transition, improving living conditions and economic opportunities for countless people.  From Morocco on the Atlantic to Mongolia in Central Asia and further onto the P