ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL COMMITMENT PLAN (ESCP)
1- The Republic of Guinea (hereinafter the Recipient) shall implement the Additional financing for Guinea COVID-19 vaccine deployment -P176706 (the Project) through the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of REDISSE I project. The International Development Association (hereafter the Association) has agreed to provide additional financing for the Project.
2- 2- The Recipient shall carry out the Project in accordance with the Environmental and Social Standards (ESSs). To this end, this Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP) sets out material measures and actions to be carried out or caused to be carried out by the Recipient, including the timeframes of the actions and measures, institutional, staffing, training, monitoring and reporting arrangements, grievance management and the environmental and social assessments and instruments to be prepared or updated, disclosed, consulted, adopted and implemented under the ESCP and the ESSs, all in a manner acceptable to the Association.
3-. The Recipient is responsible for compliance with all requirements of the ESCP, even when the implementation of specific measures and actions is carried out by the ministry or agency mentioned in paragraph 1 above.
4- The implementation of the material measures and actions defined in this ESCP shall be monitored and reported to the Association by the Recipient, in accordance with the requirements of the ESCP and the terms of the Financing Agreement, and the Association shall monitor and evaluate the progress and completion of the material measures and actions throughout the implementation of the Project.
5- As agreed by the Association and the Recipient, this ESCP may be revised from time to time during the implementation of the Project, to reflect adaptive management of Project changes and unforeseen circumstances or in response to the evaluation of the Project’s performance conducted under the ESCP itself. In such circumstances, the Recipient shall agree to the changes with the Association and shall update the ESCP to reflect such changes. Agreement on changes to the ESCP shall be documented by the exchange of signed letters between the Association and the Recipient. The Recipient shall promptly disclose the updated ESCP.……