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Democratic Republic of Congo- Dikulushi Copper-Silver Mine

Author: World Bank Compliance Advisor Ombudsman, Published on: 1 February 2006

On July 27, 2005 the President of the World Bank Group, Paul Wolfowitz, requested that the CAO audit the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency’s (MIGA’s) due diligence for the Dikulushi Copper-Silver Mining Project in Katanga Province of The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)... While MIGA’s initial adherence to its Environmental and Social Review Procedures (ESRPs) was adequate, CAO considers that its follow-through on some social aspects was weak... Regarding security and human rights, CAO found that MIGA did not fully understand the implications for its client of implementing the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights..., nor did it assess whether its client had the capacity to properly implement them.

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