In a series of interview the EBRD Director for East Europe the and Caucasus Francis Malige talks about the Bank’s policy and projects in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine
The interview was recorded on November 23, 2017 in Brussels as a part of the media coverage of the Eastern Partnership Summit. In this part of the interview he replies to questions about Belarus and about nuclear power plants.
Part One: Belarus
Topics: Belarus economy, nuclear power plant
Topics: SMEs, Belarusian exports to EU and nuclear power plants.
Part Three: Azerbaijan
Topics: funding of TANAP and TAP pipelines, the privatisation of the International Bank of Azerbaijan and funding regional infrastructure projects.
Part Four: Moldova
Topics: privatisation of Victoriabank, the EBRD project in the infrastructure of Chisinau, regional projects and the new strategy of the Bank in the country.
Part Five: Armenia
Topics: EBRD involvement in the Amulsar Gold Mine, and the Bank’s investment in the energy sector of Armenia.
Part Six: Ukraine
Topics: EBRD involvement in Ukraine, the failure of privatisation, the need for transparency and political will to fight the oligarchs and investment in municipal transport including the Kharkiv metro.