Political Risk Insurance as a Tool for Sustainable Investment Policy in LDCs: MIGA and Beyond (2018)


At the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA), world leaders pledged to: “to adopt and implement investment promotion regimes for LDCs [and] offer financial and technical support for (…) access to information on investment facilities and risk insurance and guarantees such as through MIGA, as requested by the LDCs.” This study examines existing political investment insurance programs and related risk management facilities for foreign investment, in particular those of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), as they app

Encouraging Sustainable Foreign Investment to the LDCs: Options for Support (2018)


This paper focuses on what the development partners of least developed countries (LDCs) can do to help those countries get more ‘sustainable’ foreign investment - investment that contributes to their sustainable development - and indicates some options for support that need to be further explored. It addresses the investment attraction measures that LDCs themselves can take only in as far these can be supported by development partners.