Examiner for Environmental Guidelines
Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance
Name: Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Year Founded: 1999
Name: Japan International Cooperation Agency
Year Founded: 1974
Name: Nippon Export and Investment Insurance
Year Founded: None
JICA is a Japanese development agency established in 2003. It provides bilateral aid directly to developing countries in the form of technical cooperation, loans, and grants. It aims at addressing the global agenda, reducing poverty through equitable growth, improving governance, and achieving human security.
JIBA, established in 1999, is the export credit agency of the Japanese Government. JBIC promotes Japanese exports, imports and economic activities through loans, equity, guarantees and other financial support. It supports and promotes the international competitiveness of Japanese industries, and supports Japanese and non-Japanese projects overseas that benefit environmental conservation.
NEXI is a Japanese agency, established in 2001 that provides trade and investment insurance to Japanese companies. Its aims at promoting stability and development in Japan’s economic community through risk management in international transactions, anticipation of changes in the market and by responding to customer needs.
The Examiners were established to receive complaints regarding JBIC, JICA and NEXI projects. The process they follow in handling complaints is called the Objection Procedures.
The Objection Procedures were established to: ensure compliance with the JBIC, JICA and NEXI’s social and environmental policies; and encourage dialogue and assist in dispute resolution between the parties.
JBIC/JICA Examiner for Environmental Guidelines