Tag Archives: Environmental Guidelines

Petition to JICA on Tanintharyi Region Development Plan

On April 2017, Mekong Watch submitted a petition to JICA regarding the Tanintharyi Region Development Plan. An English translation is provided here. In April, JICA was accepting bids from consultants to conduct the “Data Collection Survey for the Tanintharyi Region … Continue reading

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“Not in non-compliance.” Result of JICA Examiner’s Investigation into Thilawa SEZ Resettlement Process

On November 4, JICA’s Examiners’ Office released its report on the findings of its first-ever investigation into a complaint filed by project affected people, and we were stunned to the repeated findings that JICA “was not in non-compliance” with its … Continue reading

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Mekong Watch’s Three Urgent Demands to JICA and MOFA re: Thilawa SEZ

On 30 September, Mekong Watch submitted an urgent letter to JICA and the Japanese Foreign Ministry. We are very concerned that one of the 3 people who filed a request for investigation into compliance with JICA’s safeguard policies in the … Continue reading

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Thilawa Residents Upbeat about JICA Examiner Visit

JICA’s Examiner, responsible for investigating the Objection filed by Thilawa villagers claiming that JICA failed to meet its own social and environmental standards, visited Burma and met with Thilawa villagers, government officials, and civil society organizations. The Thilawa Social Development Group, a group … Continue reading

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