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Past Events

  • 30.01.2018 to 31.01.2018
    2 days
    Pretoria, South Africa | Workshops and Seminars, Coming up

    This meeting is intended to set the agenda for A2ii-IAIS capacity building activities in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2018. The activities that will be presented for discussion at the meeting are taken from the Regional Implementation Plan for the implementation of the IAIS Insurance Core Principles developed in 2017. The programme is jointly organised by the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and will be hosted by the Financial Services Board (FSB).

  • 25.01.2018
    1 day
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Coming up

    The next IAIS-A2ii Consultation Call will take place on Thursday 25 January 2018 and will focus on "Index Insurance: Status and Regulatory Challenges".

    The use of index insurance  as an alternative to traditional indemnity-based insurance has increased over the last twenty years, particularly as a mechanism for insuring against extreme weather risks.

  • 06.12.2017
    3 days
    Kenya, Ghana, Mongolia and Albania | Workshops and Seminars

    The kickoff workshops for the Inclusive Insurance Innovation Lab took place in the four participating countries (Kenya, Ghana, Mongolia and Albania). To find out more about the project click here.

  • 16.11.2017
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, SMEs

    Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) make up the vast majority of enterprises and make a significant contribution to employment and economic growth. However, especially for micro and small businesses, insurance products suited to their specific demands often do not exist. For both social and economic reasons, it is in policymakers’ and supervisors’ interest to scale up the provision of appropriate and responsible insurance products amongst MSMEs. This means that it is important to better explore these segments to find out and understand their characteristic requirements, which blend personal insurance and business insurance products. 

  • 06.11.2017
    half day
    Lima, Peru | Consultative Forum, Workshops and Seminars, Latin America, Peru, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance

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    The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), the Microinsurance Network (MIN) and the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) are pleased to invite you to the 11th Consultative Forum on “Scaling up insurance as a disaster resilience strategy for smallholder farmers in Latin America”.

  • 21.09.2017
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Digital Technology

    On this call we explored emerging technologies and how they affect the market and consumers. We also took a look at some regulatory approaches which have been taken, such as setting restrictions, or facilitating some technologies. We saw what has already been done to help supervisors understand technological innovations and what the status quo is in terms of principles and guidelines for supervision. The material from this call should help regulators and supervisors to strike a balance between facilitating innovation and unlocking its potential benefits to the insurance market, increasing the inclusiveness of the insurance sector, and maintaining the conditions for a fair, safe and stable insurance sector for the benefit and protection of policyholders.

  • 04.09.2017 to 08.09.2017
    5 days
    Kunduchi Beach Hotel and Resort in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Inclusive Insurance Training, Africa, Inclusive Insurance Regulation

    The A2ii invites insurance supervisors to participate in the “Inclusive Insurance Training Program for Supervisors in Sub-Saharan Africa” that will take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 4 to 8 September 2017.

  • 29.08.2017 to 30.08.2017
    2 days
    Kigali, Rwanda | Partner Events

    The A2ii is supporting and co-sponsoring a multi-stakeholder Microinsurance Learning Session with the FSD Africa, Cenfri, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Microinsurance Network (MIN) in Kigali, Rwanda.

  • 20.07.2017
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Inclusive Insurance Regulation

    On this .call we examined the practical aspects of proportional disclosure regulation, which can encourage the industry to offer inclusive insurance while ensuring consumer protection. This call also leveraged the lessons learned from the recent A2ii study, which was commissioned by the IAIS, titled “Proportionality in practice: Disclosure of information”

  • 24.05.2017 to 25.05.2017
    2 Days
    Kampala, Uganda | Consultative Forum, Workshops and Seminars, Africa, Uganda, Agricultural and Disaster Risk Insurance, Presentation

    This event gathered over 90 high-ranking representatives from the insurance industry, supervisory authorities and the public sector from 29 different countries.

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