The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (ICIM), as per its approved Policy is an independent forum and process created to address concerns from individuals or communities who allege that they are or might be directly, materially adversely affected by an action or omission of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in violation of any of its relevant Operational Policies in operations financed by the Bank. Learn more
What is new?
This year, we not only provide details about the activities carried out during 2013. In addition, the ICIM offers a retrospective vision of operation under the current Policy.
On July 7, 2014, the Eligibility Committee of the Consultation Phase notified about the extension to issue the eligibility memorandum for Request MICI-BO-2014-079.
On June 24, 2014 the Panel of the Compliance Review Phase informed the necessity to extend the deadline to issue the report of the Compliance Review related to the Panama Canal Expansion Program (PN-MICI002-2011). The estimated issuance date is now October 31, 2014.
On June 18, 2014, the Eligibility Committee of the Consultation Phase notified about the temporary suspension of the eligibility process for Request MICI-BO-2014-079 to allow the Requester and Management to enter in contact.
On June 9, 2014, the Eligibility Committee of the Consultation Phase requested an extension to issue the Memorandum of Eligibility of the MICI-BO-2014-079 case. The new date is June 17, 2014.
On June 6, 2014, the Request MICI-ME-2014-080 was declared ineligible for the Consultation Phase. Prior to being transferred to the Compliance Review Phase, the Requester informed that he wanted to withdraw from the process; thus, the Request was closed.
On June 2nd and 3rd 2014 Ms. Mary Rose Brusewitz, the Panel Chairperson of the Compliance Review Phase participated, on behalf of the ICIM, in the first Symposium “Accountability in Finance: sharing experiences on shared principles” organized by Windesheim University in Zwolle, Netherlands.
An agreement was reached. On May 24, 2014 the dialogue process led by the ICIM for BR-MICI004-2011 case reached an agreement between the Prefecture of Sao Jose dos Campos and families that lived in the “Favela Vila Tatetuba”.
On May 23, 2014, the Request MICI-BR-2013-078 was declared ineligible for the Compliance Review Phase and the case has been closed.
The ICIM participates in the IV IDB – Caribbean Civil Society Consultative Groups Forum in Paramaribo, Suriname.
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