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

  • 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.

  • 24.09.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Financial Literacy

    Participants on the call will discuss the role of insurance supervisory authorities in developing and implementing effective national financial literacy and consumer education strategies. The roles between relevant stakeholders in this process (supervisory authorities, policy-makers and market players) will also be discussed and different examples shared with the participants.

  • 23.07.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls

    Prudential supervision should be both risk-based and proportionate. These criteria are equally relevant when supervising insurers operating in the conventional insurance market and those providing insurance to the underserved. However, differences in the nature, size, and risk profiles of the insurers involved might mean that traditional prudential supervisory approaches would be inappropriate.

  • 08.06.2015 to 12.06.2015
    5 days
    Lima, Peru | Inclusive Insurance Training

    The International  Association of  Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) has been promoting the alignment of Insurance  Core Principles  (ICPs) with efforts to promote inclusiveness of insurance markets.

  • 27.05.2015 to 28.05.2015
    2 days
    Tunis, Tunisia | Consultative Forum, Workshops and Seminars, Event Reports, Inclusive Insurance Regulation

    The 4th Consultative Forum brought together 60 participants, representing regulatory authorities and insurance industry participants from 24 countries from the Sub-Sahara Africa and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.

  • 21.05.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Inclusive Insurance Regulation

    Actuarial capacity is a challenge in most inclusive insurance markets. It is for this reason that the IAIS in close collaboration with the International Actuarial Association (IAA) will be developing a paper on "approaches to actuarial services in inclusive insurance markets". The paper will aim at providing general guidance on requirements and specific approaches for proportionate actuarial services in inclusive insurance markets that is applicable across jurisdictions.

  • 26.03.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, MCCOs

    At the request of the IAIS the 9th Consultation Call focused on "Mutuals, Cooperatives and Community Based Organisations (MCCOs) ". The IAIS is currently working on the development of an Application paper which will provide supervisory guidance regarding adherence to and implementation of the relevant Insurance Core Principles (ICPs) with respect to MCCOs in inclusive insurance markets.

  • 22.01.2015
    1h
    Worldwide | Consultation Calls, Inclusive Insurance Regulation

    Some countries had, or still have a significant magnitude of informal insurance activity, in particular in areas such as funeral and health insurance, or credit life insurance provided by mutuals or microfinance organisations. Government schemes and pilot programs are also often outside of the purview of supervisors.
    Formalisation has been recognised as a considerable challenge by many insurance supervisors.

  • 02.12.2014 to 03.12.2014
    2 days
    Washington DC | Workshops and Seminars, Inclusive Insurance Regulation, Consumer Protection, Market Development

    The Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) hosted an expert symposium on “Proportional regulatory approaches in inclusive insurance markets.

  • 24.11.2014 to 29.11.2014
    6 days
    Libreville, Gabon | Inclusive Insurance Training

    To contribute to the achievement of this agenda, the A2ii, the Toronto Centre, and Conférence Interafricaine des Marchés d'Assurances (CIMA) are pleased to announce a Microinsurance Training Program for Insurance Supervisors in Sub-Sahara Africa.

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