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A2ii-IAIS pandemic risk webinar series #1: the protection gap

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Webinar announcement

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the economic activity and financial stability of many countries around the world. It has resulted in business interruption losses, and the loss of incomes and livelihoods. The limitations of government social protection have also been exposed.  The impact is particularly devastating for the poorest and most vulnerable. Pandemic insurance or coverage is uncommon and without the direct intervention of stakeholders such as the insurance industry, policymakers and financial sector supervisors’ alike, consumers will remain vulnerable and exposed.  This pandemic has exposed the significant protection gap and the need for new solutions and initiatives to address it.

The first webinar in this three-part series will explore on-going public-sector initiatives including catastrophic risk insurance facilities and programmes to address the protection gap. It will also touch on the role of supervisors, the insurance industry and policymakers to work together to address it. In a moderated expert dialogue, we will hear from a range of experts including the Asian Development Bank, World Bank, Africa Risk Capacity and the United Nations Development Program.

This webinar will be open to all stakeholders and will take place at 1pm CEST in English (with simultaneous French and Spanish interpretation). It will last for 1 hour and 15 minutes and will take place via WebEx.

Date:
Monday, 13. July 2020 1:00 PM
to Monday, 13. July 2020 2:15 PM
Duration:
1 day
Location:
WebEx
Knowledge category:
Public Dialogues
Global
Emerging Topics