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Nepal-India Regional Trade and Transport Project (P144335)

Issues

Consultation and disclosure

Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding inadequate or absent consultation about or disclosure of project information, including project impacts and/or mitigation plans.

Complaints with this Issue: 429

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Cultural heritage

Description: Complaint raises concerns about impacts on any type of tangible or intangible cultural heritage, including significant sites, unique environmental features, cultural knowledge, and traditional lifestyles.

Complaints with this Issue: 93

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Displacement (physical and/or economic)

Description: Complaint raises concerns about physical relocation, loss of shelter, and/or loss of assets that relate to income or livelihood.

Complaints with this Issue: 359

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Due diligence

Description: Complaint raises concerns about inadequate or absent prior investigation of project impacts.

Complaints with this Issue: 411

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Indigenous peoples

Description: Complaint raises concerns about impacts on indigenous or traditional communities.

Complaints with this Issue: 78

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Labor

Description: Complaint raises concerns about violations of appropriate labor standards related to the project, including issues regarding compensation, workplace conditions, retaliation, and child or forced labor.

Complaints with this Issue: 80

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Pollution

Description: Complaint raises concerns about releases of pollutants related to the project, including hazardous or non-hazardous chemicals, minerals, metals, pathogens, odors, noise, vibration, radiation, light, and heat.

Complaints with this Issue: 187

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Retaliation (actual or feared)

Description: Complaint raises concerns about incidents or risk of harm against those who have raised concerns about the project perpetrated by the project company, government, public or private security forces, or other individuals acting on behalf of project proponents. Retaliation may include discrimination, slander, threats, denial of services, unfounded judicial proceedings, and termination of employment. Concerns regarding specific incidents of violence are not included.

Complaints with this Issue: 45

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Violence against the community

Description: Complaint raises concerns about incidents of violence against community members or activists perpetrated by the project company, government, public or private security forces, or other individuals acting on behalf of project proponents.

Complaints with this Issue: 40

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Sectors

Infrastructure

Description: Project relates to construction or improvement of large structures, facilities, or public works projects. Examples include roads and other transportation projects, sanitation and water treatment facilities, power plants, and industrial facilities.

Complaints in this Sector: 685

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Other

Description: Project relates to an industry that does not fit in one of the other sectors. Projects about which there is no publicly available information regarding the industry are also included.

Complaints in this Sector: 385

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Regulatory Development

Description: Project relates specifically to development or reform of legal frameworks, including laws and regulations.

Complaints in this Sector: 141

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Description

The Requesters allege non-compliance with the Bank’s policies on Environmental Assessment, Indigenous Peoples, Physical Cultural Resources and Involuntary Resettlement. They argue that the project failed to address historical land claims, pollution and labor concerns relating to a cement plant that used to be in the location of a new dry port.  According to the Request, the dry port will have environmental and social impact on neighboring communities, including Newars, who the project did not identify as indigenous, thus infringing indigenous peoples’ rights in various ways. The Requesters argue that the project will also damage Chobhar’s historical, religious and cultural heritage, particularly the Jal Binayak Temple, one of the Valley’s most important religious Ganesh shrines, as well as the historical Manjushree gorge, and a cremation site. Furthermore, they allege a lack of effective consultation, disclosure of information and grievance redress. They also raise concerns about the deployment of forces at the construction site against community members opposing the project. 

Complaint Stages

Filing

April 25, 2020

Filing

Status:

Start Date: April 25, 2020

Registration

April 25, 2020 -

May 27, 2020

Registration

Status: Closed With Output

Start Date: April 25, 2020

End Date: May 27, 2020

Eligibility

In Progress

Eligibility

Status: In Progress

Start Date: None

Dispute Resolution

Not Undertaken

Dispute Resolution

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Not offered by mechanism, Stage is not practiced by mechanism

Compliance Review

Not Undertaken

Compliance Review

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Has Compliance Report: No

Non-Compliance Found: No

Monitoring

Not Undertaken

Monitoring

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Closed

Not Closed

Timeline