Case Updates

MICI-BID-PE-2017-0113- Adaptation to Climate Change of the Fishery Sector and Marine-Coastal Ecosystem - (Peru) – New Complaint Received

A new Request was received on December 30, 2016. On January 4, 2017, the MICI notified the Complainant that its Request was not registered as it dealt only with hiring processes of consultants, which are out of the scope of MICI. Likewise, the Request was transferred to the Bank's Procurement Office.

MICI-BID-CR-2016-0112 - Reventazon Hydroelectric Power Project (Costa Rica) – New Complaint Received

On December 07, 2016 a new complaint was received. MICI granted the complainants a maximum period of 10 working days to present additional information required for processing it, starting when notified (December 13). On December 29, MICI notified the complainants about the registration of their complaint having met the criteria established by the MICI Policy. At the moment, MICI is awaiting the response from the Administration. For more information see the case registry file.

MICI-BO-2014-079 – La Paz Storm Drainage Program (Bolivia) – Compliance Review Authorized

On December 6, the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors authorized the execution of a Compliance Review of the project La Paz Storm Drainage Program, based on the Recommendation for a Compliance Review and the Terms of Reference proposed by MICI. Once the Investigation Panel is formed, a three month documental investigation will be carried out. The experts who will comprise the Panel are currently being selected. For more information see the case registry file.

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Open Call for Applications - Case Officer

The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) is carrying out a selection process for the position of Case Officer for the Consultation Phase. Interested persons should send their CV electronically through the IDB jobs website: http://www.iadb.org/en/careers/career-opportunities, 1821.html The application deadline is Friday, December 12, 2016 at 11:59 pm.

MICI Attends Land Titling Workshop

John Garrison of MICI participated in the workshop “Securing Tenure Rights to Protect Forests and Combat Climate Change: Exploring the Role of Development Finance” held on October 11 in Washington DC. The event was organized by several CSOs who work with land titling and environmental protection issues worldwide.

MICI Meets with CSOs to Provide Updates and Exchange Views

MICI Director, Victoria Márquez-Mees, and staff held a lunch meeting with over 12 CSO representatives from Latin America and the US on October 5, 2016 to discuss MICI’s recent activities and exchange information. The agenda included a discussion of several recent MICI cases as well as updates on the recent annual meeting of Independent Accountability Mechanisms Network (IAMnet), drafting of MICI’s reprisals policies, and establishment of the External Consultative Group (GCE).

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