Blueing the Black Sea GEF Regional project (WB-P173890)

Regions
  • Europe and Central Asia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Georgia
  • Moldova
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
B
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Mar 31, 2021
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Borrower
Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Communications
  • Industry and Trade
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Fund
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 6.39 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 6.39 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jun 23, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Apr 28, 2020


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Project Description
If provided by the financial institution, the Early Warning System Team writes a short summary describing the purported development objective of the project and project components. Review the complete project documentation for a detailed description.

According to Bank documents, this project aims to strengthen economic, technical and communication tools to promote regional collaboration and private sector engagement for pollution prevention in the Black Sea. Components include:

  1. Improving national and regional frameworks for pollution prevention and reduction
  2. Strengthening public-private partnerships (PPPs) and innovative financing

The environmental and social risk rating for this project is Moderate.

Investment Description
Here you can find a list of individual development financial institutions that finance the project.

The financing for this project comes through the Global Environment Facility (GEF).


Contact Information
This section aims to support the local communities and local CSO to get to know which stakeholders are involved in a project with their roles and responsibilities. If available, there may be a complaint office for the respective bank which operates independently to receive and determine violations in policy and practice. Independent Accountability Mechanisms receive and respond to complaints. Most Independent Accountability Mechanisms offer two functions for addressing complaints: dispute resolution and compliance review.

World Bank
Contact: Berengere Prince
Lead Natural Resources Management Specialist
Telephone No: +1-202-473-0536
Email: bprince@worldbank.org

Contact: Gulana Hajiyeva
Title: Senior Environmental Specialist
Telephone No: 5255+2241
Email: ghajiyeva@worldbank.org

Borrower: Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

Implementing Agency: Permanent International Secretariat of Black Sea Economic Cooperation

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK
The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: https://www.inspectionpanel.org.

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