11th International Microinsurance Conference - field trip call for applications

Friday, January 16, 2015

This year International Microinsurance Conference will be held in Morocco. The 11IMC organisers are currently looking for organisations volunteering to host one or more field trips back to back with the 11th Microinsurance International Conference.

Those trips are a great opportunity to discover the insights of the local microinsurance sector and meet the local microinsurance professionals and/or clients.

For more information or to apply, visit this page.

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Participate in global property study

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The objective of this survey is to take stock of the property microinsurance products that exist globally, together with their features. For the purpose of this survey, property microinsurance could be any product that covers buildings, contents, business inventory, and equipment against loss from specified risks and is targeted at the low-income market.

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3rd Consultative forum - press release

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The 3rd Consultative Forum organised by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and the Microinsurance Network, and hosted by the Munich Re Foundation, took place on the 11th November 2014 in Mexico City. 

The event brought together more than 90 representatives of the industry, insurance supervisors and other public authorities to discuss “Mass and micro: Consumer protection challenges in inclusive insurance markets”. 

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Microinsurance Network approves new Board

Monday, November 17, 2014

The General Assembly of the Microinsurance Network has approved the results of the Board elections for the term 2015 - 2016 last Friday. A slate of nine candidates was proposed by the Nominations Committee and elections were held electronically. 

The new Board members are:

Doubell Chamberlain, Cenfri, South Africa

Alejandra Diaz Agudelo, Fasecolda, Colombia

Denis Garand, Denis Garand Associates, Canada

Andrea Keenan, AM Best, USA/Mexico

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The Global Microscope 2014 is out

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Global Microscope 2014: The enabling environment for financial inclusion, formerly known as the Global microscope on the microfinance business environment, assesses the regulatory environment for financial inclusion across 12 indicators and 55 countries. This year’s Microscope has a new indicator framework that considers products and institutions beyond microfinance to reflect financial inclusion more broadly. It includes question about insurance regulation in its framework and provides a holistic overview of financial inclusion on a country basis.

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