Tag Archive for: Accountability Mechanisms


We participated in a discussion with the new MICI director, Andrea Repetto

On April 27, we participated in a discussion with civil society organized by the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) of the IDB, on the occasion of the recent inauguration of its new director, Andrea Repetto. Civil society…

Andrea Repetto Vargas began functions as the new director of the MICI

Andrea Repetto has been appointed by the Executive Board of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as Director of the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (MICI) for the period 2021-2026 and began functions on March 16, 2021. “Below,…

We demand participation and transparency in the change of direction of the MICI

Before the departure of the current Director of the MICI, Victoria Márquez Mees, at the end of June, a group of civil society organizations requested, through a letter sent to the IDB Executive Board, the inclusion of interested…
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The IDB’s Gender Policy and the International Standards on Women’s Rights: A Comparative Analysis

The following document deals with the Inter-American Development Bank’s Gender Policy and Action Plans, and the international standards on women’s human rights with the purpose of developing a comparative analysis between both instruments.…

The responsibility of accountability mechanisms to protect human rights: ICIM Case

The ICIM, accountability mechanism of the IDB and IDB Invest, on the occasion of increased reprisals towards applicants, has worked to improve the capacity of its team in dealing with these situations. Consequently, it has developed a series…

What is the Green Climate Fund and how does it work?

The purpose of this document is to describe the operation of the Green Climate Fund, where its financial resources, its projects, operational policies come from and how its accountability mechanism works.

IFIs and climate change: The role of the Green Climate Fund

We participated in a workshop organized by the review mechanism of the Green Climate Fund accounts to inform us about the mandate of that institution and discuss ways of interacting with civil society. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) is one of…

Fundeps host the International Advocates Working Group (IAWG) Retreat

During the month of April, Fundeps organized the annual retirement of the International Advocates Working Group (IAWG) in the city of Villa General Belgrano. Over three days, 30 IAWG members met to share information, experiences…

Conversation: Investments for Development and Human Rights in Latin America

On April 22 in the auditorium of the Nueva Córdoba headquarters of the 21st Century University, Fundeps organized a discussion on investments for development and human rights in Latin America. During the last years, the…

New analysis on regulations in development institutions present in Latin America

Together with the rest of the organizations that make up GREFI, we publish a comparative analysis of the regulatory frameworks of the main institutions that finance development in Latin America, with a focus on the similarities and differences…

Discussions on Independent Accountability Mechanisms in Greece

We participated in a series of meetings and discussions in Thessaloniki, Greece, which focused on the work and functioning of Independent Accountability Mechanisms and their key role in cases of affected communities by projects funded by development finance institutions.

The ICIM External Consultative Group was formed

In February the ICIM concluded the process of selecting members of its External Consultative Group. Juan Carballo, Executive Director of FUNDEPS has been selected to integrate it.