Evidence of meaningful implementation of the Gender Action Plan for European Reconstruction and Development Bank and Green Climate Fund’s Green Cities Framework has been not found.
This analysis includes information on human rights issues related to Chinese investment in the CEECA region.
Two award-winning activists discuss their campaigns against controversial hydropower projects in North Macedonia and Georgia.
State Obligations to Regulate and Adjudicate Corporate Activities under the European Convention on Human Rights
This study examines State obligations to prevent and redress corporate-related human rights violations under the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
A breakthrough for human rights is needed after 30 years of the EBRD: Case Studies from Uzbekistan, Georgia, Armenia, and Bosnia
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) stands out among multilateral development banks with the commitment of its shareholding countries to the fundamental principles of democracy and respect for human rights. As the EBRD celebrates its 30th anniversary, it is a perfect moment to reflect on the Bank’s track record, human rights policy framework and operational approach.
The past is never dead – In spite of warnings about its risks and promises of its safety, the idle Shuakhevi hydropower plant in Georgia continues to wreak havoc on local lands and livelihoods.
The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre analysed the human rights policies and performance of 30 extractives companies in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, with a focus on Armenia, Georgia, and Kazakhstan. In doing so, we aimed to draw attention to the major human rights risks and impacts within the region, as well as address the lack of information around business activities.
Analysis of Georgia’s National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, courtesy of the Danish Institute for Human Rights.
UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, 12 April 2019 In our capacity as members of the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights, we have today ended our visit to Georgia (3 to 12 April 2019). We warmly thank the Government of Georgia for the...
Governance, rule of law and corruption in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Barriers to holding corporations accountable for human rights abuses
State legislation and political will to implement them are the biggest determinants of corporate respect for human rights within that jurisdiction. If businesses do not expect to be held accountable for human rights abuses, they often feel free to cause or contribute to adverse impacts with impunity.