Commitment to Action

Gaza/ West Bank Political Risk Insurance - Phase I

Commitment by

Center For American Progress

Center for American Progress in partnership with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, The Portland Trust (London, Tel Aviv, Ramallah) and other individuals committed to design a political risk insurance product to help reduce identified impediments to foreign investment in Gaza and the West Bank. Following its development, this model could then serve as a template for encouraging investment in other politically sensitive emerging markets.

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Commitment

Gaza/ West Bank Political Risk Insurance - Phase I

Launched

2005

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$150,000

Region

Middle East & North Africa

Countries

Palestinian Territories

Commitment by

Center For American Progress

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Mary Ann Casati, The Portland Trust (London)