Upcoming Events

  • 24.01.2019
    1 day
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Global, Digital Technology

    Emerging technological innovations, the use of big data and AI hold great potential to reach out to new customers, offers consumers greater value products and enhance operating effeciency. Digital technologies are transforming the insurance industry rapidly, generating new questions and regulaory challenges for insurance supervisors. Globally, the use of consumer data is the area of most rapid innovation and change in the insurance sector.

  • 05.02.2019 to 06.02.2019
    2 days
    Pretoria, South Africa | Workshops and Seminars, Africa

    This meeting is intended to take stock of the activities on the  Regional Implementation Plan developed in 2017 and set the agenda for A2ii-IAIS capacity building activities in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2019. The meeting is jointly organised by the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and will be hosted by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB).

  • 11.02.2019 to 15.02.2019
    5 days
    Mauritius | Workshops and Seminars, Africa

    We are pleased to announce the Training “Capacity Building for Insurance Supervisors-Leveraging Actuarial Skills”, jointly organised by the International Actuarial Association (IAA), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and funded by the UK Department for International Development, will take place in the first half of 2019. There will be trainings for 2 regions, namely Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.

  • 01.04.2019 to 05.04.2019
    5 days
    Trinidad & Tobago | Workshops and Seminars

    We are pleased to announce the Training “Capacity Building for Insurance Supervisors-Leveraging Actuarial Skills”, jointly organised by the International Actuarial Association (IAA), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and funded by the UK Department for International Development, will take place in the first half of 2019. There will be trainings for 2 regions, namely Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean.

Past Events

  • 30.05.2016 to 31.05.2016
    2 days
    Cairo, Egypt | Partner Events

    The Learning Session was attended by approximately 150 participants from the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority, the microinsurance sector, microfinance institutions, distribution channels and development partners. 

  • 19.05.2016
    1h
    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
    1h
    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
    1h
    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
    1h
    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.

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