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Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

Headquarters: 1818 H Street NW., Washington, DC 20433


PRESIDENTDavid R. Malpass
Executive Vice PresidentHiroshi Matano

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a World Bank Group institution, was formally constituted in 1988.

Working with public and private insurers, MIGA promotes foreign direct investment in developing countries to support economic growth, reduce poverty, and improve the quality of people's lives. Due to its status as a World Bank Group institution, MIGA's guarantees protect investments against noncommercial risks and help investors gain access to funding sources with improved financial terms and conditions.

Sources of Information

Access to Information

​​​​​​MIGA’s policy on accessing information defines its obligations to disclose information on itself and its activities.

Career Opportunities

The MIGA advertises available positions on the World Bank's job vacancies page.

Contact Information

General information is available on the MIGA's website.


The "Convention Establishing the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency" went into effect on April 12, 1988. The Council of Governors amended it in 2010. The Convention is available online in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The MIGA posts answers to FAQs on its website.


A timeline and short history of the MIGA are available on its website.

Member Countries

The names of the 181 member countries—156 developing, 25 industrialized—are available on the MIGA's website.


The MIGA posts press releases on its website.

Organizational Chart

The MIGA posts its organizational chart in Portable Document Format (PDF) for viewing and downloading.


The MIGA provides investment insurance, or guarantees, for projects in a variety of sectors, covering all regions of the world.


The MIGA posts its annual reports online.

Small Investment

The small investment program facilitates investment in small and medium-size enterprises that are active in the agribusiness, finance, manufacturing, and services sectors. This MIGA program has a streamlined approval process, which allows investors to acquire MIGA coverage quickly..

The application for th​e small investment program is available online.

Social Media

The MIGA tweets announcements and other newsworthy items on Twitter.

The MIGA posts videos on its YouTube channel.