Upcoming Events


Past Events

  • 19.05.2016
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Inclusive Insurance Regulation

    A regulatory definition of microinsurance delineates this business line from other types of insurance such as traditional or mass. Distinguishing microinsurance is important to facilitate product and business model innovation; while at the same time protecting typically more vulnerable microinsurance consumers.

  • 16.05.2016 to 17.05.2016
    2 days
    Abidjan, Ivory Coast | Workshops and Seminars, CIMA, Digital Technology

    The workshop set the tone for the future collaboration between the different supervisory stakeholders who all agreed on the need for a cross sectoral communication platform to be established.

  • 16.05.2016
    2 days
    Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire | Workshops and Seminars, Côte d' Ivoire, Digital Technology

    In May 2016, the Inter-African Conference on Insurance Markets (CIMA) in partnership with the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) hosted a workshop in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The main objective of the workshop was to provide inputs to assist CIMA in developing regulations to deal with mobile insurance that protect the policyholder and ensure financial stability. The workshop was also intended to create a framework for cooperation and information exchange between the supervisors and regulators involved in mobile insurance in the CIMA zone.

  • 11.05.2016 to 12.05.2016
    2 days
    Marrakesh, Morocco | Workshops and Seminars, Event Reports, Digital Technology, Market Development

    Over 70 representatives from supervisory authorities, the insurance industry and intermediary bodies came together at the 6th Consultative Forum on “innovative products for the emerging consumer” in Marrakesh, Morocco.


  • 03.04.2016 to 07.04.2016
    5 days
    Cairo, Egypt | Inclusive Insurance Training

    28 middle- to senior level insurance supervisors from 9 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and sub-Saharan Africa participated in the training program.


  • 31.03.2016
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Market Development

     Innovative approaches to distribution are important to achieve scale and serve low-income groups that traditionally have not had access to insurance. Large client aggregators such as retailers with numerous sales agents and mobile network operators increasingly play an important role in distribution. 


  • 14.03.2016 to 18.03.2016
    5 days
    Bangkok, Thailand | Inclusive Insurance Training

    32 middle- to senior level insurance supervisors from 12 countries in Asia participated in the Inclusive Insurance Training Program for Supervisors in Asia that was hosted by the Office of Insurance Commission Thailand.

  • 21.01.2016
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Market Development

    Regulatory incentives to foster the growth of inclusive insurance are important. Regulation needs to be proportionate to the nature, scale and complexity of risks inherent in individual insurance business and strike a balance between “motivating the industry” and “protecting the consumer” if it is going to achieve its intended objectives and expand access to insurance for low income consumers.

  • 26.11.2015
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Digital Technology, Consumer Protection

    Mobile insurance has a huge potential in advancing inclusive insurance markets and has experienced rapid growth in recent years. However, it also brings with it new risks and challenges for insurance supervisors seeking to ensure policyholders are protected from abuse and fraud. Participants on the call will learn more about these risks and discuss potential supervisory responses.  Additionally, different country examples will be shared with participants on the call.

  • 03.11.2015
    1 day
    Casablanca, Morocco | Workshops and Seminars, Event Reports, Consumer Protection

    This forum brought together some 60 high-ranking representatives from insurance supervisory authorities and the industry, with the objective to foster knowledge and understanding in the field of inclusive insurance markets.