Register now: 10th International Microinsurance Conference 2014

Register now: 10th International Microinsurance Conference 2014

From 11 to 13 November 2014, the 10th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Mexico City. Around 500 participants and experts from around the world will exchange views and discuss the challenges of microinsurance. The participants will include representatives of insurance and reinsurance companies, international organisations, NGOs and development-aid agencies as well as academics, policymakers, and supervisory regulators. >more

2015 Dialogue Forums: Climate, poverty, catastrophes – save the world!

2015 will be a year of decisions. We will occupy ourselves with political processes, global agreements and agendas that will run out or be renewed in 2015 related to climate change, sustainability and disaster prevention. The registration starts on 1 December 2014. >more

Fog harvester delivers first results

Since November 2013, a large-scale test system consisting of six fog collectors has been in place on the top of Mount Boutmezguida in Morocco. The goal: to extract drinking water from fog and dew. Now, at the end of the fog season in June 2014, the first results have become available - they are impressive. >more

How to boost microinsurance in West Africa?

The Microinsurance Learning Sessions “Protecting the Working Poor” concluded in Douala, Cameroon on 10 September 2014. Nearly 350 insurance experts participated in the three-day event. It was jointly organised by the regulatory body CIMA, the Munich Re Foundation and other partners. >more