Sustainable development

EBRD and IFC provide EUR 215mn loan for wind farm in Serbia

The EBRD and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are providing a EUR 215 million loan to Cibuk 1 wind farm, the bank has announced.

This is the largest wind project in Serbia and the Western Balkans to date, and the investment underscores EBRD's commitment to investing in renewable energy, a statement said.

Biofuels phase-out will raise demand for feed imports, industry warns

Biofuels in the EU are deeply intertwined with global food and feed markets. As the EU discusses its future biofuels policy, their contribution to the bloc’s animal feed supply and impact on food prices have emerged as major battlegrounds between supporters and critics.

Turkey should play strong role for sustainable development goals: UN representative

Turkey should play a strong role in implementing the sustainable development goals (SDGs) - a universal set of goals and indicators that U.N. member states are expected to use to frame their agendas and political policies - as it is one of the most outspoken countries pushing for these goals at the General Assembly, the U.N.'s resident coordinator in Turkey has said.

Athens by Bike | Athens | May 28

Cities for Cycling is a citizens' group that campaigns for measures that will help make the country's cities more bicycle-friendly. It is organizing a free tour of the center of Athens on Sunday, May 28. All you need to do to join the tour is show up, on your bike, at Kotzia Square in front of City Hall on Athinas Street, at 11 a.m.