Asia Clean Energy Forum 2020
For ACEF 2020, NGO Forum on ADB, urge the ADB to abandon all the justifications cited above. The future of ADB Energy investments is in renewable energy and community microgrids and it has no space for fossil fuels especially coal.
Letter to AIIB regarding Development Finance Institution's Covid-19 response
DFIs’ response to Covid-19 should support equitable and universal access to healthcare, food, water, and other essential services. This includes avoiding projects that harm the environment, displace people, increase surveillance and militarization risks, or threaten sustainable livelihoods and food security. Taking a human rights-based approach to the development will also help address project and portfolio risks, and channel funds in a way that is most impactful for people, peoples, and the planet.
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Make COVID Funds Transparent and Accountable
Even before COVID has done its impacts the ADB has forecasted the impacts to the economy. Its press release dated April 3 state the Asian Development Outlook 2020, forecasts significant headwinds for Sri Lanka’s economy as it fights the spread of COVID-19, which comes less than 12 months after the terror attacks in April 2019.