• 13th International Microinsurance Conference, 7-9 November 2017, Lima, Peru

    13th International Microinsurance Conference, 7-9 November 2017, Lima, Peru

    The 13th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Peru from 7 – 9 November 2017. Approximately 400 participants and experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance. Around 80 speakers will share their knowledge in 27 sessions. The conference will be hosted by APESEG, the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network. >more

  • Agenda

    Agenda

    Around 80 speakers will share their knowledge in 27 sessions. >more

  • 13th International Microinsurance Conference, 7-9 November 2017, Lima, Peru

    13th International Microinsurance Conference, 7-9 November 2017, Lima, Peru

    The 13th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Peru from 7 – 9 November 2017. Approximately 400 participants and experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance. Around 80 speakers will share their knowledge in 27 sessions. The conference will be hosted by APESEG, the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network. >more

CEAR's Academic Pre-conference - 6 November 2017

CEAR's Academic Pre-conference - 6 November 2017

The pre-conference attracts researchers to present major findings and participate in panels on recent developments in research methods to understand risk management choices of the poor. The keynote speakers for the pre-conference are Professors Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford) and Dean Karlan (Yale University). >more

11th Consultative Forum - 6 November 2017

11th Consultative Forum - 6 November 2017

This Forum will discuss issues related to scaling up agricultural insurance including developing proportionate regulatory frameworks to support the insurance business on one hand, and to protect the consumer rights of smallholder farmers on the other. It will explore how various stakeholders–insurance supervisors, the industry, policymakers, researchers and donors – can cooperate and align their respective roles to achieve sustainability and scale while ensuring fair treatment of this vulnerable segment of the population. >more

ILO Impact Insurance Facility's pre-conference trainings - 6 November 2017

ILO Impact Insurance Facility's pre-conference trainings - 6 November 2017

The ILO's Impact Insurance Facility offers two trainings prior to the 13th International Microinsurance Conference. Both trainings will be held in the ILO building on the same day, one in Spanish and one in English and will be free of charge. >more

Microinsurance roadmap for APEC emerging markets  – Roundtable meeting - 7 November 2017

Microinsurance roadmap for APEC emerging markets – Roundtable meeting - 7 November 2017

The APEC Finance Ministers adopted the Cebu Action Plan in 2015. Under the pillar of "Enhancing Financial Resilience", experiences on disaster risk finance and insurance shall be shared among APEC economies. It includes the development of a microinsurance roadmap (MIR) for expanding the coverage of Microinsurance. The draft MIR has already undergone a review and discussion process among various stakeholders. The MIR roundtable meeting aims to engage Latin American stakeholders. >more

ILO’s Impact Insurance Forum: Insurance for resilient value chains - 7 November 2017

ILO’s Impact Insurance Forum: Insurance for resilient value chains - 7 November 2017

The ILO’s Impact Insurance Forum provides an interactive and open environment for discussing lessons learned and exchanging experiences on forefront issues confronting practitioners working in inclusive insurance. This year’s forum will focus on the topic "Insurance for resilient value chains”. >more

 IPA and J-PAL Matchmaking event - 7 November 2017

IPA and J-PAL Matchmaking event - 7 November 2017

The goal of the matchmaking event is to generate dialogue, and ultimately partnerships, between researchers and microinsurance providers. The event will introduce the state of the evidence on microinsurance and open questions for further research. Pre-selected implementing organizations will be grouped with researchers based on the issues their products address. >more

Mibanco and Pacifico seguros - 10 November 2017

Mibanco and Pacifico seguros - 10 November 2017

Through this experience, the participants of the 13th International Microinsurance Conference will get to know the importance of the entrepreneurial sector of the Peruvian economy and the importance of the incorporation of the insurance culture in the management of their businesses and also personal and family lives. >more

AGROBANCO and La Positiva - 11 November 2017

AGROBANCO and La Positiva - 11 November 2017

The field trip aims at providing participants of the 13th International Microinsurance Conference with insights into Agrobanco’s agricultural credit schemes and La Positiva’s agricultural insurance schemes, and to know the principal characteristics of agriculture in Peru. >more

“Insurers of tomorrow” will serve the informal market

“Insurers of tomorrow” will serve the informal market

The 4th Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Learning Sessions took place in Kigali from 29 to 30 August 2017. The conference aimed at sharing insights on inclusive insurance business models for low-income market segments in Africa. The event was organized and hosted by Access to Finance Rwanda, the Munich Re Foundation and the Rwanda Insurers Association (ASSAR). >more

12th International Microinsurance Conference - Mobile phones are driving microinsurance growth

12th International Microinsurance Conference - Mobile phones are driving microinsurance growth

Microinsurance reaches a promising 7% of the Sri Lankan population according to the latest Landscape Studies figures which analyse the status of Microinsurance in Sri Lanka and Mobile Insurance in Asia. The number of policies sold via mobile phones exceeds 40 million in the region. The results of the studies were published at the 12th International Microinsurance Conference. >more

World Map of Microinsurance

World Map of Microinsurance

In 2006, first results from the ground-breaking study "The Landscape of Microinsurance in the World's 100 Poorest Countries" were published followed by a series of landscape studies. The World Map of Microinsurance (WMM) hosts data and analysis from the landscape studies, which are displayed visually on an interactive world map. >more

Learning Sessions

Learning Sessions

The Learning Sessions have been complementing the International Microinsurance Conference since 2011. They are designed to address topics that are particularly relevant to a specific group of experts, country or region. The events are organised jointly with international and local partners in various countries. >more

Policy-makers fostering microinsurance development in Asia

Policy-makers fostering microinsurance development in Asia

The second Inclusive Insurance Asia Public Private Dialogue (PPD) and Learning Sessions closed on 16 March 2017 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Around 70 attendees from 10 countries, including high level representatives from the insurance industry and regulatory authorities of the six MEFIN-member countries (Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines and Vietnam), discussed market development strategies to improve access to insurance. >more

Balancing customer needs with industry requirements

Balancing customer needs with industry requirements

The first Mobile Insurance Conference closed on 24 February 2017 in Douala, Cameroon, after two days of intensive discussions on how to overcome barriers and seize opportunities in using mobile technologies to enhance access to insurance of low-income populations. One hundred participants from 26 countries, including 50 representatives from regulatory authorities, attended the conference. >more