Financing Oil Projects in Poor Nations

Environmentalists called for the World Bank to stop financing oil, gas, and mining projects in developing nations, claimed that these… read more

Environmentalists called for the World Bank to stop financing oil, gas, and mining projects in developing nations, claimed that these investments benefit mainly rich multi-national companies while plunging the poor further into poverty. Among the issues discussed was effect that this financing has on human rights and environment. After their prepared remarks, they responded to audience comments and questions. close

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  • Herman Daly Professor University of Maryland, College Park->Public Affairs
  • Andrea Durbin Director Friends of the Earth->International Projects
  • Folabi Olagbaju Representative Amnesty International->Human Rights and the Enviroment Program
  • Deborah Rephan Program Director Environmental Media Services
  • Ian Vasquez Fellow Cato Institute
  • Daphne Wysham Founder and Co-Director Sustainable Energy and Economy Network
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Financing Oil Projects in Poor Nations

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Program ID:
156496-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 11, 2000 | 1:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 14, 2000 | 2:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Apr 11, 2000 | 1:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 11, 2000 | 5:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2000 | 2:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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