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Structure of Governance

The office operates under the leadership of the MICI Director, who is selected by the Board of Executive Directors to which he or she reports directly. The MICI Director is assisted by two coordinators in the processing of Requests at both Phases.


Relevant Operational Policies

The IDB Board of Directors has approved a set of standards (General Operational Policies and Sector Policies) that include social and environmental safeguards applicable to all Bank-Financed Projects and that make sustainability an integral part of the Bank’s work.


MICI Process

What is new?

Approval and entry into effect of the New MICI Policy

On December 17, 2014, the Bank´s Board of Executive Directors approved by consensus the new Policy for the Mechanism and instructed its immediate entry into effect. All Requests received from this date on will be managed as per this Policy.

Bolivia. Santa Barbara-Rurrenabaque Northern Corridor Highway Improvement Program.

On December 15th, 2014, the IDB Board of Executive Directors considered the Panel's Recommendation regarding Request BO-MICI001-2011, and decided not to authorize a Compliance Review. Consequently after notifying the Parties, the MICI proceeded to close the case.

Argentina. AUSA Road Safety and Urban Mobility Program

On December 19th, 2014, the President of the Panel declared Request MICI-AR-2014-081 ineligible for the Compliance Review Phase. With this determination the MICI process is concluded.

Mexico. Mareña Renovables Wind Project

On December 1, 2014 the Compliance Review related to Request ME-MICI002-2012 “Mareña Renovables Wind Project” is approved. The Panel responsible for the investigation is comprised of Ms. Mary Rose Brusewitz, Ms. Korina Horta and Mr. Mario Epstein.

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Please refer to the Glossary for the definition of terms in bold type.

New MICI Policy 2014

On December 17th, 2014 it was approved and became effective the new Policy of the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism.

Check out the New Policy >>

Results of the Public Consultation Process

The goal of the Public Consultation Process is to seek and benefit from feedback and comments on the 2010 MICI Policy and operation received from key stakeholders and experts.

Results of the 2013-2014 Public Consultation Process


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