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Working Together to Unlock FDI

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With global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows expected to drop by 40 percent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for better coordination among international financial institutions is now greater than ever.

MIGA will host a global virtual event "Working Together to Unlock FDI" on Tuesday, December 8, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. ET, and bring together multilateral development banks (MDBs), the private sector, and other stakeholders in the development community to discuss the opportunities and challenges of using political risk insurance to unlock private capital in developing countries.

The event also marks the launch of a new handbook titled "Expanding Political Risk Insurance: A Partnership Approach to Grow Private Investment", which calls for deepened and systematic collaboration to mobilize private capital.

Our event will be live-streamed at live.worldbank.org/unlock-FDI. Join us for a spirited conversation on how we can work together to unlock FDI flows to emerging markets and developing economies.

 

Speakers

Mari

     

Mari Pangestu

Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank 

     
Tharman New

 

Tharman Shanmugaratnam

Senior Minister, Singapore; Chair, G20 Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance (2017-2018)

     
Hiroshi

 

Hiroshi Matano

Executive Vice President, MIGA

     
Ethiopis  

Ethiopis Tafara

Vice President and Chief Risk, Legal and Administrative Officer, MIGA

     
Solomon  

Solomon Quaynor

Vice President, Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization, AfDB

     
Nandita  

Nandita Parshad

Managing Director, Sustainable Infrastructure Group, EBRD

     
Fabio  

Fabio Fagundes

Chief of Financial Products and Services Division, IDB Invest

     

Master of Ceremonies

Vijay      

S. Vijay Iyer

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, MIGA

     

If you would like to attend and receive event updates, please click the button below.

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Please contact us at migaevent@worldbank.org if you have any questions.