Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

Agence multilatérale de garantie des investissements

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Contact Details

URL: http://www.miga.org/

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Founded

1988-04-12

History

12 Apr 1988, as an international organization and a member of the F-XF6841 - The World Bank Group, the other members being F-XF1393 - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), B-XB1791 - International Development Association (IDA), F-XF2057 - International Finance Corporation (IFC) and E-XB1476 - International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). As a legal entity, has its own charter (the "Convention"), share capital, financial structure, management and staff. Convention opened for signature, 11 Oct 1985, and entered into force, 12 Apr 1988. Inaugurated 8 Jun 1988; commenced operation in fiscal year 1990. A specialized agency of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) within the F-XF1000 - United Nations System. World Bank organizations are part of what are often referred to as E-XE4376 - Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs). Previously also known under the French acronym AMGI.

Aims

Promote foreign direct investment into developing countries to support economic growth, reduce poverty, and improve people's lives through investment insurance covering non-commercial risks, technical assistance to promote investment opportunities and dispute resolution services.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

Council of Governors, comprising one delegate and one alternate per member country. Board of Directors of 25 members. Voting power is weighted according to the share capital each director represents.

Staff

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Finance

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

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Members

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XF1090

Last News

2017

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