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CASE UPDATES

MICI-BID-HA-2017-0114 - MICI begins monitoring the agreement on the Caracol Industrial Park project

MICI began monitoring the implementation of the agreement on corrective measures related to the Caracol Industrial Park (PIC) request, in Haiti, after IDB Board’s non-objection to MICI’s proposal. The agreement includes a series of measures to restore the means of subsistence of the people impacted by the industrial park. (Read more)

MICI-BID-CH-2017-0115 - New MICI's mission within the framework of the Compliance investigation for the Alto Maipo Hydroelectric Project, in Chile

MICI carried out a mission to Chile as part of the ongoing investigation process related to the Alto Maipo Hydroelectric Project (case MICI-BID-CH-2017-0115), from December 1 to 9, 2018. During this mission, MICI held meetings with the communities impacted by the Project, including those who presented the claim before MICI, company officials responsible for the Project, consultants, and officials from various ministries. (Read more.)

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.

OTHER NEWS

Meeting with civil society organizations and mediators in Argentina

As part of its Access Promotion strategy, MICI recently visited Argentina to meet with members of civil society, mediators and representatives of indigenous peoples. Representatives of 30 civil society organizations participated in a workshop organized by RACI and MICI, while 90 mediators from the province of Salta participated in a training workshop on environmental and social conflicts.

MICI attends the tenth anniversary of the EIB's Complaints Mechanism

MICI joined the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the European Investment Bank's Complaints Mechanism, in Luxembourg, on January 14th. Representatives of over 15 international organizations discussed aspects such as the history and evolution of accountability mechanisms, as well as the results, challenges, and lessons learned.

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.