CASE UPDATES

MICI strengthens its virtual meetings to manage complaints during the Covid-19 pandemic

Since the introduction of telework for all IDB Group employees, field missions have been postponed until the necessary conditions are met, without in any case implying a suspension of the management of ongoing complaints or paralysis of the processes. On the contrary, in the last two months dozens of virtual meetings have been held with the different interlocutors of each complaint, using multiple channels and platforms based on particular situations.

MICI-CII-CO-2019-0152 - RUTA DEL CACAO 4G TOLL ROAD - MICI DETERMINED THAT THE REQUEST IS ELIGIBLE

On March 20, 2020, the MICI Director determined that the Request is eligible as it does meet the eligibility criteria established in the MICI Policy. For more information, access the registry file.

MICI-BID-AR-2019-0150 - Railroad Gral Roca Improvement Program - Constitución - La Plata Line - COMPLAINT MANAGEMENT CONCLUDED

On March 17, 2020, MICI concluded the management of the complaint related to the project 'Railroad Gral Roca Improvement Program - Constitución - La Plata Line' (AR-L1158) in Argentina, in response to the decision of the Complainants to end the processing of the complaint. Despite having carried out a first round of structured dialogue with the Parties, the Requesters decided to withdraw from the dialogue, considering that there was no scope for negotiation. They also requested that their complaint was not considered for a possible Compliance Review process, thereby ending the processing of the complaint before MICI. For more information, access the registry file.

MICI-CII-CO-2018-0133 - THE INVESTIGATION OF THE “ITUANGO HYDROPOWER PLANT” PROJECT BEGINS

On February 18th, the investigation panel for the “Ituango Hydropower Plant” Project (CO-11794-04) was formed, triggering the corresponding Compliance Review process, with an anticipated duration of 9 months. The Investigation Panel, chaired by Arantxa Villanueva, Compliance Verification Phase Coordinator, has five independent experts that will attend the components to be investigated; Lorena Aguilar (gender component), from Costa Rica; Allan Lavell (disaster risk component), from the United Kingdom; Luis David Nyheim (component of conflict, security, and violence), from Norway; Enrique Sánchez (environmental component), from Brazil; and Jay Wagner (social component), a Canadian citizen. For more information on this case, you can access the case file in the Public Registry.

MICI-CII-GU-2018-0136 - EEXTENSION OF THE INVESTIGATION PERIOD OF THE "GENERADORA SAN MATEO S.A." AND "GENERADORA SAN ANDRÉS S.A." PROJECTS

On February 26, the Executive Board of the IIC approved an extension of the investigation period for the MICI-CII-GU-2018-0136 case, related to the “Generadora San Mateo” and “Generadora San Andrés” projects (GU3794A- 01 and GU3798A-01). The extension was requested by the MICI due to the large amount and complexity of the documentation and information obtained during and after the Compliance Review mission. The new deadline for the issuance of the Preliminary Compliance Review Report is July 30, 2020. For more information on this case, you can access the case file in the Public Registry.

MICI-CII-CO-2019-0152 - Ruta del Cacao 4G Toll Road - NEW COMPLAINT RECEIVED

On December 27, 2019, MICI received a complaint related to the project financed by IDB Invest 'Ruta del Cacao 4G Toll Road' (12252-01). This complaint was registered on January 06, 2020. For more information, access the registry file.

MICI-BID-BR-2019-0151 -Mauês Integrated Sanitation Program PROSAIMAUÉS - MICI DETERMINED THAT THE REQUEST IS NOT ELIGIBLE

On November 14, 2019, the MICI Director determined that the Request is is not eligible as it does not meet the eligibility criteria established in the MICI Policy. For more information, please visit the public registry.

MICI-BID-BR-2019-0142 - SÃO JOSÉ DOS CAMPOS URBAN STRUCTURING PROGRAM- REQUEST III (BR-L1160)- MICI RECOMMENDS NOT TO CONDUCT A COMPLIANCE REVIEW

On November 26th, 2019, the IDB Board of Executive Directors approved the MICI Recommendation not to conduct a Compliance Review in relation to case MICI-BID-BR-2019-0142 “São José dos Campos Urban Structuring Program - Request III”. For more information, access the Registry File.

MICI-CII-CO-2018-0133- ITUANGO HYDROPOWER PLANT PROJECT - APPROVAL TO CARRY OUT A COMPLIANCE REVIEW

On October 29th, 2019, the IDB Invest Board of Executive Directors approved the Recommendation and Terms of Reference for a Compliance Review regarding the "Ituango Hydropower Plant Project" (11794-04). The investigation will start once the experts who will form the Compliance Review Panel are selected. For more information on the Terms of Reference approved and follow the case, access the Registry File.

MICI-BID-AR-2019-0150 - Railroad General Roca Improvement Program - Constitución - La Plata Line - MICI DETERMINED THAT THE REQUEST IS ELIGIBLE

On August 23rd, 2019, the MICI Director determined that the Request is eligible as it does meet the eligibility criteria established in the MICI Policy. For more information, please visit the public registry.