SIERRA CLUB OF CANADA
NEWS RELEASE -- Wednesday December 12, 2001
INTERNATIONAL OPPOSITION TO ROMANIAN REACTOR
The Sierra Club of Canada has denounced a risky request for 390 million dollars in Canadian taxpayer funds to finance a second CANDU reactor in Romania. Public interest groups in Europe are also calling on their respective governments, export credit agencies and the European Commission to oppose loans for the Cernavoda-2 CANDU reactor in Romania.
SIERRA CLUB OF CANADA
PRESS RELEASE- ECA-Watch Campaign
December 03, 2001
Another one bites the dust :
OECD negotiations break down again
For the second time in three years, major international negotiations have broken down at the OECD. Then, it was the Multilateral Agreement on Investment, the “MAI”. This time, it is an attempt at negotiating common environmental guidelines for export credit agencies (ECAs), the world’s largest official financiers of environmentally and socially destructive projects in developing countries.
Leaked Documents Show OECD Export Credit Group Fails to Meet Environmental Demands of its Own Ministers, G-8 Leaders
Movement criticizes irresponsibility of IMF and World Bank
Activists Issue 4 Demands & Rebuttal to World Bank’s Defense
November 8, 2001
Leaders against World Bank and IMF policies converge in Ottawa mid-November.
Ottawa – Civil society leaders from around the world who are active proposing alternatives to the World Bank and IMF approach to global issues will be in Ottawa to protest the IMF and World Bank meetings of November 17th and 18th.
Government Changes to Export Development Act Disappointing – Coalition Urges for More Accountability
Government Cahnges to Export Development Act Too Minor - Leaves Bad Driver in Driver’s Seat
Coalition Urges for More Accountability
NGOS CONDEMN THE EXPORT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR FAILING TO RELEASE BASIC INFORMATION
G8’s IMPOTENCE IN REFORMING THEIR EXPORT CREDIT AGENCIES
NGOs call on G8 governments to soon adopt high level binding common environmental guidelines for their Export Credit Agencies.
Sierra Club of Canada Nuclear Campaign
c/o Box 104
Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada L9P 1M6
News Release -- For Release: Tuesday July 17, 2001
Canada supports nuclear power, opposes renewables at G8...
NGOs SAY STOP FINANCING NUCLEAR EXPORTS