• Call for proposals

    Call for proposals

    The 14th IMC “Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets” will take place in Lusaka from 6 – 8 November 2018. Approximately 450 experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in inclusive insurance for emerging markets. The conference will be hosted by the Microinsurance Technical Advisory Group of Zambia (TAG) and the Munich Re Foundation in cooperation with the MiN. >more

  • The Landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017 - Full report

    The Landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean 2017 - Full report

    New report released at the conference "10 years of evolution in inclusive insurance" on April 17 in Bogota, Colombia: The data collected through this study indicate that 8.1% of the Latin American population were covered by at least one microinsurance policy. An estimated total of 52 million people are now insured. >more

  • Report - 13th IMC Peru

    Report - 13th IMC Peru

    Modern technology is transforming the insurance industry and offers huge opportunities to close the insurance gap. Microinsurance today reaches a promising 8.3% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean according to recent studies. At the same time, the lack of cover against natural disasters pushes millions back into poverty again and again when disasters strike. >more

  • Cracking the code of InsurTech for climate risks and agriculture

    Cracking the code of InsurTech for climate risks and agriculture

    The 5th MEFIN Public Private Dialogue (PPD), a gathering of insurance regulators, supervisors and insurance industry players promoting inclusive insurance, ended on a successful note on 22 March 2018. Attendees discussed how to crack the code for InsurTech in inclusive insurance for climate risk and agriculture. The event was preceded by the “12th Consultative Forum on Microinsurance regulation”. >more

  • Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets - 14th IMC

    Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets - 14th IMC

    The 14th IMC “Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets” will take place in Lusaka from 6 – 8 November 2018. Approximately 450 experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in inclusive insurance for emerging markets. The conference will be hosted by the Microinsurance Technical Advisory Group of Zambia (TAG) and the Munich Re Foundation in cooperation with the MiN. >more

  • 10 years of evolution in inclusive insurance

    10 years of evolution in inclusive insurance

    The conference "10 years of evolution in inclusive insurance" has been organized to foster a dialogue on key emerging issues, promoting the development of the inclusive insurance market and disaster risk financing in the region. The event will be hosted by Fasecolda, Banca de las Oportunidades, the Munich Re Foundation, MiCRO and the BID-FOMIN. >more

  • "The future world of inclusive insurance – staying ahead of developments" - Report 13th International Microinsurance Conference

    "The future world of inclusive insurance – staying ahead of developments" - Report 13th International Microinsurance Conference

    Modern technology is transforming the insurance industry and offers huge opportunities to close the insurance gap. Microinsurance today reaches a promising 8.3% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean according to recent studies. At the same time, the lack of cover against natural disasters pushes millions back into poverty again and again when disasters strike. >more

Call for proposals

Call for proposals

The 14th IMC “Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets” will take place in Lusaka from 6 – 8 November 2018. Approximately 450 experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in inclusive insurance for emerging markets. The conference will be hosted by the Microinsurance Technical Advisory Group of Zambia (TAG) and the Munich Re Foundation in cooperation with the MiN. >more

The landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America 2017 - Full report

The landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America 2017 - Full report

With the present study, the Microinsurance Network’s World Map of Microinsurance (WMM) has identified microinsurance activities in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as of 2016. >more

2018 Microinsurance Learning Sessions / PPD5, Colombo, Sri Lanka

2018 Microinsurance Learning Sessions / PPD5, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The 5th MEFIN Public Private Dialogue (PPD), a gathering of insurance regulators, supervisors and insurance industry players promoting inclusive insurance, ended on a successful note on 22 March 2018. Attendees discussed how to crack the code for InsurTech in inclusive insurance for climate risk and agriculture. The event was preceded by the “12th Consultative Forum on Microinsurance regulation”, discussing the rising regulatory challenges around InsurTechs. >more

Rapporteur application

Rapporteur application

We are seeking rapporteurs for the conference "Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets - 14th International Microinsurance Conference. As part of the rapporteur team, you will assist the editor of the conference report. >more

Call for applications - Field trip

Call for applications - Field trip

The organisers of the International Microinsurance Conference are looking for organisations volunteering to host one or more field trips back to back with the 14th International Microinsurance Conference. >more

10 Years of Evolution in Inclusive Insurance

10 Years of Evolution in Inclusive Insurance

The conference "10 years of evolution in inclusive insurance" has been organized to foster a dialogue on key emerging issues, promoting the development of the inclusive insurance market and disaster risk financing in the region. The event will be hosted by Fasecolda, Banca de las Oportunidades, the Munich Re Foundation, MiCRO and the BID-FOMIN. >more

Summary - 13th International Microinsurance Conference 2017 - Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market

Summary - 13th International Microinsurance Conference 2017 - Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market

Modern technology is transforming the insurance industry and offers huge opportunities to close the insurance gap. Microinsurance today reaches a promising 8.3% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean according to recent studies. At the same time, the lack of cover against natural disasters pushes millions back into poverty again and again when disasters strike. Governmental involvement and the use of modern technology are key factors for making insurance more inclusive. >more

The landscape of Microinsurance in LAC 2017 - Briefing note

The landscape of Microinsurance in LAC 2017 - Briefing note

This preliminary briefing note summarises some of the key insights and trends from the 2017 Landscape of Microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean study which will be published in the first quarter of 2018. Like the 2014 study, it comprises data from both primary sources and secondary research on the 21 largest markets in the region. The data collected through this study indicates that, as of December 2016, about 8.2% of the Latin American population had at least one microinsurance policy. An estimated total of 52.1 million people are now insured.1 The total value of gross written premiums is USD 420 million, based on data from the regulators and other secondary sources. >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

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

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