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CASE UPDATES

MICI-BID-HA-2017-0114- A dialogue process facilitated by MICI culminates in an Agreement for the claim of the Haiti Caracol Industrial Park project

The Technical Execution Unit of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (UTE), the representatives of 422 farming families of Requesters from communities near Caracol; and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) project team signed an agreement with corrective measures to restore the means of subsistence for people affected by the Caracol Industrial Park (PIC), as a result of the IDB's Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) Consultation Phase process.

MICI-BID-CR-2017-0125- Reventazón Hydroelectric Power Project - The parties agree on a joint Work Plan.

On August 30, 018, the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE), the Requesters and IDB Management agreed on a work plan that operationalizes the commitments signed on April 12, during MICI’s Consultation Phase Process. The work plan was the result of a day of joint reflection among the Parties, facilitated by the MICI team. This document details the general conditions and other technical aspects of the construction works aimed at restoring access to water for animal troughs and irrigation for the property owned by the Requesters. This document also contains an estimated schedule of activities that must be carried out by all Parties to the process. The MICI will continue accompanying the Parties during the implementation of the Agreement and during the execution of the work plan.

MICI-CII-GU-2018-0136 - "Generadora San Mateo S.A." and "Generadora San Andrés S.A." - New complaint received.

On August 6, 2018, the MICI received a complaint related to two projects financed by IDB Invest: "Generadora San Mateo SA" (GU3794A-01) and "Generadora San Andrés SA" (GU3798A-01) from residents of Northern Guatemala. This complaint was registered on August 13, 2018. For more information, access the registry file.

OTHER NEWS

The Independent Accountability Mechanisms (IAMs) share their experience and encourage a culture of accountability in favor of Sustainable Development.

Approximately 70 representatives from 18 Independent Accountability Mechanisms (IAMs) from around the world shared their experience and lessons learned regarding the accountability of international financial institutions in the context of the XV Annual Meeting, with the World Bank’s Inspection Panel as host. Among other issues, experts addressed issues such as the risk of retaliation when filing complaints, efficient management of conflict resolution processes, and trends and results of the management of systemic issues associated with high-risk projects.

Second meeting of the year with the External Consultative Group (GCE)

MICI’s External Consultative Group (GCE) held the second 2018 meeting, which focused on improving the MICI management in the areas of access, transparency and efficiency. The GCE members also contributed with their comments and feedback to the MICI Reflections program and supported MICI's decision to utilize some of the Aid Transparency Index standards to evaluate their own performance in the area of transparency.

MICI opens period for comments on knowledge product. We want to hear from you!

As part of its MICI Reflections Program, MICI has launched its first knowledge product “Analysis of the Request Portfolio 2010-2017” And is looking forward to receiving your own reflections based on its content.