(July 1, 2002) Until recently, Europeans could pay off foreign officials and write it off as a tax deduction. Now they’re joining a rich-nation front with high hopes of rolling back the global culture of corruption.
(June 21, 2002) Patricia Adams’ speech from her 12-city speaking tour of Germany in June 2002, at the invitation of the German Jubilee Network.
(May 12, 2002) The $750 million waste water management project in Samut Prakarn province in Bangkok has been dogged by allegations of corruption and violation of environmental laws since its launch in 1995.
(April 7, 2002) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is reviewing its policy watchdog mechanism after coming under fire for a controversial wastewater management project it financed in Thailand, officials say.
(March 28, 2002) Open Letter to the Prime Minister of Thailand Mr. Thaksin Shinawatra from the people of Klong Dan and Song Klong subdistricts, Samut Prakarn and Chachoengsao Provinces.
(March 11, 2002) Nam Theun 2 dam project will divert large volumes of water from the Nam Theun river to the Xe Bang Fai river, both of which flow into the Mekong. Environmental groups say it will displace large numbers of people, disrupt fish migration and breeding.
(January 1, 2002) In an attempt to increase public access to information on EDC operations, Probe International has assembled the following information from our extensive files, including 20 years of correspondence with EDC, EDC Annual Reports and news releases, and articles from trade journals, newspapers, and magazines.
(January 1, 2002) The Bujagali Falls are a site of national pride in Uganda. Twisting blue waters set against a carpet of green land, the Bujagali Falls are a beautiful landmark in comparison to this country’s rough and difficult history.
(December 18, 2001) The World Bank today approved a large dam in Uganda that could prove to be a white elephant for that nation’s citizens, while enriching the US-based AES Corp., the largest independent power producer in the world.
(November 21, 2001) Bill C-31 will allow EDC to write the rules, establish the criteria, define the terms, assess itself, and then decide whether or not it is justified in supporting a project that will destroy the environment.
(October 18, 2001) All spin and no substance: Bill C-31 is a devious bill drafted to convince the public that EDC is doing something to protect the environment while, in fact, EDC is frustrating efforts to stop its environmentally-damaging activities.
(September 13, 2001) Just six miles from where the Nile begins its journey north, Bujagali Falls, with its wild stretches of nature, may soon become the site for East Africa’s largest foreign investment project ever.
(September 5, 2001) PI signs letter in solidarity, calling on ADB to halt loan disbursement for the Samut Prakarn Wastewater Management Project.
World Bank set to aid multinational power company, not Africa’s poor
(June, 29, 2001) Probe International’s report on EDC’s draft disclosure policy.