Free online microinsurance learning courses offered

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

In its mission to make microinsurance knowledge accessible to a wider audience, the Micro Insurance Academy (MIA) is introducing free online courses, in collaboration with The Infinite Actuary. These courses are targeted at grassroots communities interested in setting up their own Community-Based Mutual Aid Schemes (CBMAS), students of relevant disciplines - actuarial, development, health financing, insurance, and professionals working or partnering with

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Register now for the upcoming Eastern and Southern Africa Learning Sessions

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The 4th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Sessions on the theme of "Inclusive insurance - Business models for Africa", which will be held in Kigali, Rwanda on 29-30 August is expected to assemble around 100 international and regional practitioners and experts in the microinsurance field, to exchange experiences and discuss a number of key topics on inclusive insurance business.

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Microinsurance Network calls on global insurance industry to support UN Sustainable Development Goals

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Insurance has a critical role to play in helping vulnerable people around the world manage their risks. As a financial shock absorber and an enabler of economic activity, insurance is most effective when complemented by risk-reducing strategies and measures that help prevent losses in order to make insurance solutions more accessible, affordable and sustainable. This was agreed by microinsurance experts from across the globe at the annual member meeting of the Microinsurance Network last week in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The meeting was opened by Mr. Romain Schneider, the Luxembourg Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, who highlighted the Government of Luxembourg’s ongoing commitment to supporting financial inclusion worldwide.
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Luxembourg puts the spotlight on microinsurance

Friday, June 16, 2017
Experts from across the globe gather in Luxembourg from June 26 to discuss how inclusive insurance can reduce vulnerability of the poor. The Grand Duchy is increasingly establishing itself as a centre of excellence for the promotion of financial inclusion within the international development sphere. Two key events in Luxembourg during the week of June 26 will centre on the role of inclusive insurance in poverty alleviation and development.
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Microinsurance Network appoints new ED

Monday, May 8, 2017
The Microinsurance Network is delighted to announce the appointment of Katharine Pulvermacher as the new Executive Director of the Microinsurance Network. A development economist by training, Katharine brings to the Network a wealth of experience in leadership and management, organisational strategy development, multi-stakeholder engagement and coordination, as well as research and thought leadership, with a focus on market intelligence in emerging economies.
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