CASE UPDATES

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.

MICI- BID-PE-2018-0134- Isolated Indigenous Peoples Reservations Regularization Project- New Complaint received.

On June 11, 2018, MICI received a complaint related to two technical cooperations financed by the IDB: “Isolated Indigenous Peoples Reservations Regularization Project” (PE-T1258) and “Isolated Indigenous Peoples Reservations Regularization” (PE-T1276) from the Inter-ethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Amazon (AIDESEP) representing the Peoples in Isolation and Initial Contact (PIIC). This complaint was registered on June 18th. For further information, access the Registry File.

OTHER NEWS

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.

In Memory of Philip Thomas

Hundreds of practitioners in the fields of peacebuilding, dialogue, and conflict transformation are mourning the sudden departure of Philip Thomas, who passed away on November 29 in Nairobi.

MICI was invited as luncheon speaker in a WB workshop on Addressing the Risk of Reprisals and Retaliation

On October 23rd, the World Bank hosted a workshop to analyze how IFIs can address the risk of reprisals and retaliation to communities and human rights defenders in the context of international development finance.