What is MICI?

The Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) addresses the complaints from communities harmed by projects funded by any of the institutions that make up the Inter-American Development Bank Group related to non-compliance with the Group's social and environmental standards. 

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CASE UPDATES

MICI-BID-AR-2022-0182 - Integrated Urban Solid Waste Management Program — Request IV - MICI determined that the request is eligible

On April 6, 2022, MICI determined that the Request was eligible because it met all the eligibility criteria established in the MICI Policy. The Request was transferred to the Consultation Phase as per the decision of the Requesters. For more information, access the registry file.

MICI-BID-CO-2022-0184 - Metro of Bogota First Line - First Tranch — Request IV - New complaint received

On February 15, 2022, MICI received a complaint related to the project financed by IDB  'Metro of Bogota First Line - First Tranch — Request IV' (CO-L1234) in Colombia. This complaint was registered on March 11, 2022. For more information, access the registry file.

MICI publishes Compliance Review of two hydroelectric projects in Guatemala in Mayan languages

The compliance review phase has translated the investigation on two hydroelectric projects in Guatemala to the Mayan languages Chuj and Q’anjob’al.

OTHER NEWS

MICI opens tow new positions for the Compliance Review Phase

MICI is seeking two professionals to join the Compliance Review Phase: one as Case Specialist and the other as Research Associate. Applications close on April 8th and on April 18th.

Appointment of new Coordinator for MICI’s Compliance Review Phase

Kattya Araya, a Costa Rican lawyer, is the new Coordinator for MICI’s Compliance Review Phase, starting on January 16th, 2022 after completing an exhaustive competitive process.

MICI begins to implement the Action Plan derived from the evaluation of OVE

MICI has begun to implement a total of 17 actions to respond to the recommendations made by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight in its second evaluation of the Mechanism. These measures are part of the Action Plan, prepared by MICI and approved by the IDB Board of Executive Directors, which will be progressively implemented until 2025.