The Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) through its Impact Insurance Facility (IIF) have commissioned this study to assess the impact of microinsurance regulatory frameworks on developingn inclusive insurance markets by way of a Regulatory Impact Assessment.
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Press release May 31, 2017
This paper, published on September 20th, is primarily focused on providing guidance to insurance supervisors who are seeking to enhance financial inclusion in their markets through use of Mutuals, Cooperatives and Community Based Organisations (MCCOs).
The International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) have launched the Self-Assessment and Peer Review (SAPR) on Regulation and Supervision supporting Inclusive Insurance Markets. This SAPR assesses the supportiveness of supervisors to the cause of enhancing inclusive insurance markets.
This paper has been developed to advance discussion on the appropriate and effective regulation and supervision of MCCOs.
Drawing on the experiences of Ghana, Mexico and the Philippines, the report “Proportionality in practice: Distribution" examines the practical aspects of distribution where insurance supervisors are flexible and adjust certain supervisory requirements in order to encourage the insurance industry to offer insurance to the underserved or those excluded from insurance services while protecting consumers.
The report “Proportionality in practice: Disclosure of information” draws on the experiences of Brazil, Pakistan, Peru and El Salvador and examines the practical aspects of disclosure in which supervisors adopt proportionate regulation in order to encourage the industry to offer inclusive insurance while ensuring consumer protection.
En mai 2016, la Conférence interafricaine sur les marchés de l'assurance (CIMA) en partenariat avec l'Initiative d'accès à l'assurance (A2ii) a organisé un atelier à Abidjan, en Côte d'Ivoire.
This collection of notes and case studies, Mainstreaming Gender and Targeting Women in Inclusive Insurance: Perspectives and Emerging Lessons, covers a number of themes related to the demand and supply of insurance products for women, with a focus on the inclusive insurance market—which seeks to include clients who either don’t have insurance or lack the right insurance coverage.
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.