MIGA


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AcronymDefinition
MIGAMultilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (of the World Bank)
MIGAMinnesota Indian Gaming Association (Bemidji, MN)
MIGAMake It Go Away
MIGAMid-Infrared Galaxy Atlas
MIGAMultilateral International Guarantee Agency (World Bank Group; Washington, DC)
MIGAMultilateral Investment Guarantee Agreement (World Bank; various locations)
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He adds that, "Under the new WBG strategy, MIGA will make available its insurance capacity to further accelerate ICT investments in higher-risk countries, notably fragile and post-conflict countries, where ICT will be key to growth, job creation, sharing of knowledge, and governance.
Kobayashi remarked that she would be meeting government officials as well as private sector figures to promote MIGA projects, and most specifically promote a fund to finance projects in Gaza.
MIGA fulfills this mandate by offering political risk insurance (guarantees) to investors and lenders, covering risks including expropriation, breach of contract, currency transfer restriction, war and civil disturbance, and non-honoring of sovereign financial obligations.
This enables MIGA to provide an umbrella of deterrence against government actions that could disrupt projects, also called expropriation, and assist in the resolution of disputes between investors and governments.
MIGA is the ideal partner given its global expertise, unique package of products, and ability to enhance global business confidence throughout the regions in which it operates.
This proposed project is aligned with MIGA s strategic priorities of supporting investments into fragile and conflict-affected countries and countries eligible for concessional lending from the International Development Association.
MIGA CEO Keiko Honda said that the agency seeks the approval from the Ministry of International Cooperation before it supports an investor going into Egypt.
In August 2011, MIGA issued guarantees for the passenger car-ferry TANIT, one of Tunisia's main transportation links with Europe.
MIGA is also providing coverage for Thika Power Limited and Olkaria III, Kenya's first geothermal IPP.
WASHINGTON, November 5, 2012 (WAFA)-- Izumi Kobayashi, executive vice president of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) -- the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group -- will visit the West Bank and Gaza in early November to discuss opportunities for private sector investment, a MIGA press release said Monday.
Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Finance Minister of Pakistan while speaking at a MIGA lunch hosted in his honor where more than thirty representatives of the top Japanese companies participated.
The MIGA has invested over 58% of its volume in infrastructure projects.