What is new?
As part of the efforts to disseminate the new Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism Policy, the MICI participated in workshops for professionals working in the area of sustainable financing and human rights. In the events that took place in Lima and São Paulo, Victoria Márquez-Mees, MICI Acting Director, made presentations on the scope of the new Policy approved on December 17th 2014 and invited the participants to support the MICI in achieving its objective of promoting greater access to the Mechanism to those populations impacted by IDB operations.
The MICI was invited to participate in the “V IDB Group – Caribbean Civil Society Forum” that took place in Port of Spain, on May 27th, 2015. Civil Society organizations from the Caribbean participated in the event that was organized by the Bank´s Vice-presidency for Countries. The presentation by Victoria Márquez-Mees, Interim Director of the MICI was framed by the session topic: “Can the Bank’s Safeguard and Accountability Framework be considered a social innovation?”.
Following the agreement reached for the case Low-Income Neighborhood Improvement Program Habitar Brazil (BR- MICI004-2011), the Mayor of São José dos Campos signed a contract with the construction company.
The selection process for the position of the Coordinator of the Compliance Review Phase is already open, whose function is to manage the Compliance Review Phase, which is the process that impartially and objectively investigates allegations by Requesters that the Bank has failed to comply with its Relevant Operational Policies and has caused Harm to the Requesters. The deadline to apply for this position is May 8, 2015. See here the terms of reference of the position and how to apply.
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New MICI Policy 2014
On December 17, 2014, the Board of Executive Directors of the IDB approved the new Policy of the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism which regulates the operation of the MICI and provides detail on the requirements for filing Requests.
Results of the Public Consultation Process
The 2013-2014 Public Consultation Report is now available including the comments received.
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