Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

Type: Organization
Name: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

World Bank President Sees $100 Billion Increase in Lending Ability to Help End Poverty

New Innovations in Finance, Increased Private Sector SupportWASHINGTON, April 1, 2014— Group President Jim Yong Kim today announced a series of measures aimed at strengthening the World Bank Group to better meet the evolving needs of clients, including ... [Published PressReleasePoint - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar: economic opportunities continue to grow

Business opportunities in Myanmar have been growing, economic sanctions have been receding and the doors have been opening further for foreign investors since May 2013, when we last issued a bulletin on Myanmar. This bulletin provides an update on the ... [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Angola undertakes new power projects

Once operational, the power station will provide about 750 000 Angolans with electricity.Antonio, who addressed the 2014 Power & Electricity World Africa conference in Johannesburg last month, said the government of Angola awarded a 66- month contract ... [Published Engineering News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Miga backs investment in South Sudan

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (Miga) has signed important legal agreements with the South Sudanese government enabling it to insure foreign direct investment in the country.At the spring meetings of the World Bank Group the parties also ... [Published Global Trade Review - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

World Bank ready to vigorously enlarge cooperation with Ukraine

During an official visit to WashingtonThe meeting with the World Bank Managing Director Sri MulyaniSo, the interlocutors agreed to stir up realization of the direct budget support projects of the bank (multi-sector loan for the development policy and ... [Published Government portal Ukraine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Sudan : SOUTH SUDAN inks pact with MIGA to boost foreign investments

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) and the Government of South Sudan have entered into an agreement to bolster foreign investments. The legal agreements have been signed during the spring meetings of the World Bank Group and the government ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

World Bank to transfer funds to developing countries

The Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank (WB) has decided to transfer real resources to developing countries to boost development.The committee at a meeting in Washington DC welcomed the progress made in implementing ... [Published VibeGhana.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Editor's opinion: "Optimism still reigns in Asia"

StrategicRISK Asia editor Sean Mooney on the prospects of developing economies in the regionThe most recent World Investment and Political Risk report from the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), makes for largely unsurprising reading. Anything ... [Published Strategic Risk - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

GOVERNMENT OF REPUBLIC OF MONTENEGRO : Finance Minister Žugic meets with World Bank and MIGA's representatives in Washington

Finance Minister Žugić meets with World Bank and MIGA's representatives in Washington Published date 14.04.2014 10:54 | Author PR BureauWashington D.C, the USA (14 April 2014) - Montenegro's delegation, headed by Finance Minister Radoje Žugić and Governor ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Brazil Country Program Evaluation

During the first decade of the 2000s, Brazil made important achievements in shared prosperity: it achieved fiscal sustainability and economic growth while at the same time reducing poverty and income inequality. Brazil also substantially reduced the ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sub-Saharan Africa world’s 2nd fastest economy- IMF

Sub-Saharan Africa is still the second fastest growing region in the world, growing at a rate of about 6.5 percent, IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, has said.Speaking yesterday at the end of Development Committee, World Bank / IMF Spring Meeting ... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 5 reports

MIGA Vice President to Visit Nigeria

WASHINGTON, March 31 -- The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, a member of the World Bank Group, issued the following news release:Michel Wormser, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)--the ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 01 2014]

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"In the process, the beneficiaries of remittances have been investing this money productively in SMEs such as fisheries, poultry farms and of course other small entrepreneurial"
...That is why we are substantially increasing our support," Kim said. "Tunisia is setting the example for all countries in the Middlethe Middle East and North Africa, and we now need to do all we can to support development during this critical transitional period."
"We now have the capacity to nearly double our annual lending to middle-income countries from $15 billion to $26 to $28 billion a year. This means that the World Bank's lending capacity will increase by $100 billion to roughly $300 billion over the next ten years" said Kim
"The fact is that two-thirds of the world's extreme poor are concentrated in just five countries - India, China, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and the Democratic Republic of Congo" he said

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World Bank President Sees $100 Billion Increase... [Published PressReleasePoint - 22 hours ago]
Angola undertakes new power projects [Published Engineering News - Apr 18 2014]
2014 Joint Japan-World Bank Graduate Scholarshi... [Published Universities News - Apr 18 2014]
Miga backs investment in South Sudan [Published Global Trade Review - Apr 17 2014]
Myanmar: economic opportunities continue to grow [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
World Bank ready to vigorously enlarge cooperat... [Published Government portal Ukraine - Apr 17 2014]
CABINET OF MINISTERS OF UKRAINE : World Bank re... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
Sudan : SOUTH SUDAN inks pact with MIGA to boos... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 16 2014]
MIGA and South Sudan Commit to Further Collabor... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 16 2014]
World Bank to transfer funds to developing coun... [Published VibeGhana.com - Apr 14 2014]
Editor's opinion: "Optimism still reigns in Asia" [Published Strategic Risk - Apr 14 2014]
GOVERNMENT OF REPUBLIC OF MONTENEGRO : Finance ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
Brazil Country Program Evaluation [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 14 2014]
Sub-Saharan Africa world’s 2nd fastest economy-... [Published Daily Trust - Apr 14 2014]
Ukraine crisis causes insurers to stop covering... [Published Business Insurance - Apr 13 2014]
World Bank : IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings 201... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 13 2014]
Dr Atiur for development of skills of migrant w... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Apr 12 2014]
Nigeria Again Shops For Power Sector Investors ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 12 2014]
Afghanistan: Supporting State Building and Deve... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 12 2014]
International financial institutions boost inve... [Published European Bank for Reconstruction and Redevelopment - Apr 11 2014]
Q&A with Dr. Karin Kemper: How Is the World Ban... [Published WRI - Apr 10 2014]
Analysis: New independent evaluation exposes Wo... [Published Eurodad - Apr 10 2014]
Conducive environment vital for PPPs [Published Financial Gazette - Apr 10 2014]
Senate okays N4.69tr 2014 budget, N7b confab vote [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 09 2014]
Worried about a 4-degree world? Then stop digging! [Published Oil Change - Apr 09 2014]
World Bank Group financed $1 billion in fossil ... [Published Oil Change - Apr 09 2014]
Carlo Bongianni Joins MIGA in Charge of Infrast... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 09 2014]
World Bank’s political risk arm appoints two [Published Intelligent Insurer - Apr 09 2014]
ZIPA attracts over $3.2bn projects, wants spice... [Published IPP Media - Apr 09 2014]
Myanmar: Economic Opportunities Continue to Grow [Published Davis & Company LLP - Apr 08 2014]
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Brazil Country Program Evaluation [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 14 2014]
During the first decade of the 2000s, Brazil made important achievements in shared prosperity: it achieved fiscal sustainability and economic growth while at the same time reducing poverty and income inequality. Brazil also substantially reduced the ...
Afghanistan: Supporting State Building and Deve... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 12 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Afghanistan Afghanistan has made remarkable progress in many areas. Important development results have been achieved in areas such as health, education, microfinance, irrigation and rural livelihoods, as well as in progressive ...
Worried about a 4-degree world? Then stop digging! [Published Oil Change - Apr 09 2014]
It’s good advice: when you find yourself in a hole, you stop digging. The same should hold true now when the world finds itself headed for a 4-degree temperature increase: it’s time to stop digging – for fossil fuels. Financing for fossil fuels at ...
World Bank Group financed $1 billion in fossil ... [Published Oil Change - Apr 09 2014]
Download analysis as a pdf Since 2008, the World Bank Group has provided over $21 billion in financing for fossil fuels. [1] Fossil fuel finance overall has lessened somewhat in recent years; from 2008 to 2010 World Bank Group financing for oil, ...
Djibouti: New Partnership with Djibouti to Focu... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 14 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Djibouti WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 – The World Bank Group has announced a new strategy for Djibouti that aims to support the government in reducing extreme poverty and building the foundations for shared prosperity through ...
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