Luxembourg insurance industry is intrigued by microinsurance

Friday, June 17, 2016
Jenny Nasr, Senior Development Coordinator, represented the Microinsurance Network at a conference organised by ILAC – the Luxembourg Institute for Actuaries and the Inclusive Finance Network Luxembourg (InFiNe) on the last week at the Ernst & Young headquarters in Luxembourg.
 
She presented the definition of microinsurance and examples of delivery channels, the latest findings in microinsurance coverage and gross written premiums in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
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6th Consultative Forum: Regulators and industry convey microinsurance experiences in Africa

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Around 70 participants gathered from many African countries to attend the first day of the 6th Consultative Forum on “Innovative products for the emerging consumer”, in Marrakesh on 11 May 2016, co-organised by the Microinsurance Network, the International Association for Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and the African Insurance Organisation (AIO).
 
The Forum started with an introduction by Bachir Baddou, newly appointed president o
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Vacancy at the Network

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The Network Secretariat is recruiting a Junior Communications and Administration Officer. The incumbent will support the Communications team in producing effective communication outputs and enhance visibility of the Network's activities, as well as support general administrative tasks within the Secretariat team.
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RFPI expands knowledge sharing on inclusive insurance globally

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Financial inclusion of low-income households has become a primary development agenda for many countries in Asia. Providing access to savings, credit, remittance and insurance is considered instrumental to achieving the poverty alleviation goal. Among these tools, access to inclusive insurance has received the least attention even as it offers significant impacts.

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Kenya aiming for inclusive and competitive insurance market by 2030

Friday, April 29, 2016
In global terms, African citizens remain the most vulnerable people with the least access to insurance. To change this situation in its country, the government of Kenya is aiming at a more inclusive and competitive financial services sector, in which microinsurance is to play a key role, by 2030. Ideas that challenge conventional insurance approaches seem to be the road to growth.
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Call for tender for study on MI in Sri Lanka & MNOs in Asia

Monday, April 25, 2016
The Microinsurance Network is seeking a consultancy firm to conduct a study of the microinsurance landscape in Sri Lanka, as well as to make an assessment of the role of Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) who provide microinsurance services in Asia.
 
The objective of this study is to describe the general state of microinsurance in Sri Lanka, outline future trends, provide recommendations for a variety of stakeholders and assess the role of MNOs in Asia.
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Vacancy for a Microinsurance Expert in our Secretariat team

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The Secretariat of the Network is recruiting a Microinsurance Expert. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring effective communication and visibility of the Network's activities as well as raising awareness about microinsurance among different stakeholder groups. The application deadline is May 13, 2016.

Click here to download the full job description and application details.

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