Rivers without Boundaries

World Small Hydropower Development Report Demonstrates Diminishing Role of Small Hydro

The World Small Hydropower Development Report (WSHPDR) 2019 is the result of a collaborative effort between the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the International Center on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) and over 230 local and regional small hydropower (SHP) experts, organizations, engineers, academics and government officials across the globe. …

On Public Consultations held by the WB MINIS Project for Terms of Reference for Regional Environmental Assessment of Dam Impacts in Selenge/Baikal Basin

  Today, the Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition published in three languages the following Statement on misconduct of the World Bank’s MINIS Project. September 4, 2018    On Public Consultations for Terms of Reference for Regional Environmental Assessment of Dam Impacts in Selenge/Baikal Basin The Rivers without Boundaries Coalition (RwB) regrets …

World Bank MINIS Project: Comments Concealed from Mongolian Public and Authorities

Yesterday, the WB MINIS Project concluded “commenting period” for the “Final Draft Terms of Reference for a Regional Environmental Assessment for the Selenge River basin and Lake Baikal area  in the context of the proposed  Shuren Hydro-power Plant and Orkhon Water Diversion Projects  “(REA  ToR). The document presented on the …

NGOs voice major concerns regarding the conduct of the World Bank MINIS Project in Mongolia

  The Rivers without Boundaries Coalition issued the following list of urgent concerns on the way the MINIS Project is being carried out by the World Bank and Mongolian Government. For example, written comments submitted by the RwB-Mongolia -after consultations in Bulgan Province in April 2016 were not considered when …