MICI BY THE NUMBERS
This note explores seven approaches to be taken into account in dispute resolution to promote avenues of solution under the Do No Harm principle. This publication forms part of the knowledge products prepared in the framework of the tenth anniversary of MICI.
Promoting Best Practices: The External Consultative Group Contributions and Lessons Learned from the Perspective of its Members
On the occasion of MICI’s tenth anniversary, this note describes the experience of the first members of the GCE who served from 2017 to 2019 and outlines key elements of the GCE’s role, examples of its contributions, and lessons learned.
This document provides guidance on how to manage a MICI Request, as normally as possible, during a Remote Environment Contingency, such as the COVID 19 pandemic, in which all case-related meetings, events, dialogue sessions, interviews, and communications must happen remotely using digital tools. This publication forms part of the knowledge products prepared in the framework of the tenth anniversary of MICI.
An analysis of the complaints managed under the Consultation Phase, their outcomes, and the dispute resolution tools used to address the issues.
From September 2010 to December 2017, MICI received 128 Requests, of which 122 were related to IDB projects, four to MIF projects, and two to IDB Invest projects. Presented herein is the first analytical approach to the Requests received since the beginning of MICI’s operations, which is intended to serve as a general context note and the first analytical document of the MICI Reflections Program.
Summary of the first Knowledge product ”Analysis of the Request Portfolio 2010-2017” of the MICI Reflections Program.
The MICI Policy was approved by the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on December 17, 2014 and supersedes the Policy establishing the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (GN-1830-49).
As of January 1, 2016, the MICI also receives complaints related to operations financed by the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) based on this Policy approved on December 15, 2015.
This document responds to the request of the Board of Executive Directors to prepare a plan to assist the Bank in achieving an efficient transition from the 2010 Policy to the 2014 Policy.
Guidelines for processing any Request in MICI’s Consultation Phase for any of the institutions belonging to the IDB Group.
The Guidelines for addressing risk of reprisals are intended to facilitate the effective application of the MICI Policies in cases where Requesters, their relatives, associates, or case management support staff express that there is risk of reprisals for having resorted to the Mechanism, or because there is pre-existing risk that may be aggravated by the fact that they chose to do so.
What is MICI? How does the MICI process work? How to file a complaint? This booklet introduces MICI and provides useful information on how to file a complaint related to projects funded by any of the institutions of the Inter-American Development Bank Group.
A Guide for Independent Accountability Mechanisms on Measures to Address the Risks of Reprisals in Complaint Management: A Practical Toolkit
This publication commissioned by MICI is a practical tool to assist independent accountability mechanisms (IAMs) address the risk of reprisals within the context of their complaint management process. This product provides general guidance and an array of tools and resources for IAMs to learn about and use as relevant. (Also available in Spanish).
To what extent are IAMs and the DFIs that administer them effective in providing remedy for human rights harm to complainants? This research evaluates the policies and practices of 11 IAMs and corresponding DFIs from the perspective of the users – both those people who have been directly affected by the DFI-financed activities and have filed complaints to the IAMs (complainants), and the civil society organisations that support them.
This brochure provides a brief overview of the work of the IDB Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) and its procedure to file a complaint. Civil society organisations, workers, communities and groups of individuals who are harmed by a Bank project can use the MICI to address their grievance. This brochure briefly explains how.
The Independent Accountability Mechanisms (IAMs) Network seeks to identify and foster means for collaboration, cooperation and knowledge sharing amongst these institutions.