DT 1 / 2014

Denmark aims to terminate funding of Mekong commission within six years

 
Denmark is rallying support from other donors of the Mekong River Commission to accelerate the phasing out of funding from 2030 to 2020.
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Norway first to support controversial World Bank fisheries initiative

 
Foreign Minister Børge Brende has approved funding for a World Bank fisheries initiative, disregarding expert advice to turn it down. 
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Katainen and Haavisto lead Finnish delegation to Dar

 
During his first visit to Tanzania as Prime Minister, Jyrki Katainen fronted a joint aid-trade delegation along with Development Minister Pekka Haavisto.
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Norconsult re-enters World Bank market

 
The Sanctions Board at the World Bank has debarred Norconsult for six months. But the punishment is retroactive, which means the firm is free to bid on World Bank projects again. 
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