Examiner for Environmental Guidelines
Japan International Cooperation Agency
Name: Japan International Cooperation Agency
Year Founded: 1974
Regions: East Asia & the Pacific
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.
The Examiner was established to receive complaints regarding JICA projects. The process they follow in handling complaints is called the Objection Procedures.
The Objection Procedures were established to: ensure compliance with JICA's social and environmental policies; and encourage dialogue and assist in dispute resolution between the parties.
JICA Examiner for Environmental Guidelines