Mikroversicherung

Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market - 13th International Microinsurance Conference, 7-9 November 2017, Lima, Peru

Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market - 13th International Microinsurance Conference, 7-9 November 2017, Lima, 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. Governmental involvement and the use of modern technology are key factor >mehr

12th International Microinsurance Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 15-17 November 2016

12th International Microinsurance Conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 15-17 November 2016

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. >mehr

11th International Microinsurance Conference 2015

11th International Microinsurance Conference 2015

Microinsurance in Africa reaches more than 60 million people. According to the “Landscape of Microinsurance in Africa 2015” study, the market grew by 30% between 2011 and 2014. >mehr

10th International Microinsurance Conference 2014

10th International Microinsurance Conference 2014

New study reveals that the total premium of microinsurance in Latin America and the Caribbean exceeds US$ 800m. Mexico is a vital microinsurance market. However, better regulation is needed for migrant workers. >mehr

9th International Microinsurance Conference 2013

9th International Microinsurance Conference 2013

The 9th International Microinsurance Conference, which took place in Asia for the third time, brought together some 400 participants from nearly 60 countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities in microinsurance. Preliminary results of the new study “The Landscape of Microinsurance in Asia and Oceania” published at the Conference by the Munich Re Foundation and GIZ, revealed that the number of insured low-income people in the region has increased by over 30% from 2010 to 2012. Today more than 170 million people benefit from microinsurance. >mehr

8th International Microinsurance Conference

8th International Microinsurance Conference

“Trust arrives on foot, but leaves on horseback”, said Princess Máxima of the Netherlands, UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development in her keynote speech at the opening of the 8th International Microinsurance Conference. The event took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from 6–8 November 2012. >mehr

7th International Microinsurance Conference 2011

7th International Microinsurance Conference 2011

From 8 to 10 November 2011, the 7th International Microinsurance Conference took place in Rio de Janeiro. The event was co-hosted by the Microinsurance Network and supported by CnSeg. >mehr

40 actuaries for four billion clients

40 actuaries for four billion clients

The British Actuarial Profession, together with the Munich Re Foundation supported by the Microinsurance Network, held a one day seminar on 30 June 2011 to showcase key developments in microinsurance. Insurance experts discussed the challenges to provide insurance to the low income market. >mehr

CEAR to partner with Munich Re Foundation on microinsurance research

CEAR to partner with Munich Re Foundation on microinsurance research

The Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business has entered into a cooperation agreement with the Munich Re Foundation to collaborate on research about microinsurance, also known as insurance for the poor. >mehr

6th International Microinsurance Conference 2010

6th International Microinsurance Conference 2010

From 9 to 11 November 2010, the 6th International Microinsurance Conference took place in Manila, Philippines. >mehr

Mikroversicherung aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht

Mikroversicherung aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht

In einem Interview erklärt Richard D. Phillips, Vorsitzender des Lehrstuhls für Risikomanagement und Versicherung an der Georgia State University, den aktuellen Stand der Forschung im Bereich Mikroversicherung. Er macht sich für eine stärkere Einbindung der Wissenschaft stark. >mehr

Wachstumsmarkt Mikrofinanz

Wachstumsmarkt Mikrofinanz

In Zusammenarbeit mit der Evangelischen Akademie Tutzing und der KfW Entwicklungsbank hat die Münchener Rück Stiftung vom 5. bis 7. März 2010 die Tagung Mikrofinanz durchgeführt. >mehr

5. Internationale Mikroversicherungskonferenz 2009

5. Internationale Mikroversicherungskonferenz 2009

Vom 3. bis 5. November 2009 fand die 5. Internationale Mikroversicherungskonferenz in Dakar, Senegal, statt. >mehr

4. Internationale Mikroversicherungskonferenz 2008

4. Internationale Mikroversicherungskonferenz 2008

Über 450 Experten aus rund 50 Ländern nahmen an der 4. internationalen Mikroversicherungskonferenz in Kolumbien teil. Im Mittelpunkt standen die Themen Regulierung, Ausbildung, technische Lösungen und innovative Vertriebswege. >mehr

Mikroversicherungs-Workshop, Peking, China

Mikroversicherungs-Workshop, Peking, China

Vom 16-17 Januar 2008 fand in Peking ein Mikroversicherungs-Workshop organisiert von der chinesischen Regulierungsbehörde CIRC, IAIS, Weltbank und der CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance in Kooperation mit der Münchener Rück Stiftung statt. >mehr

3rd International Microinsurance Conference 2007

3rd International Microinsurance Conference 2007

From 13 to 15 November 2007, the Microinsurance Conference 2007 took take place in Mumbai, India. The Conference was jointly hosted by CGAP [Consultative Group to Assist the Poor] Working Group on Microinsurance and the Munich Re Foundation. This event was the third international Microinsurance Conference with the support of the IRDA. >mehr

Microinsurance aspects in agricultural insurance

Microinsurance aspects in agricultural insurance

New bibliography of the most up-to-date work in the field of microinsurance related to agriculture. >mehr

Regional Workshop on Access to Insurance for the Poor in Latin America

Regional Workshop on Access to Insurance for the Poor in Latin America

From 7 to 8 May 2007, the World Bank, CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance, Munich Re Foundation, MicroInsurance Centre, SUSEP-Brazil, ASSAL, FENASEG, and FASECOLDA host a workshop on Access to Insurance for the Poor in Latin America. >mehr

2nd International Microinsurance Conference 2006

2nd International Microinsurance Conference 2006

Microinsurances against poverty: The need is great, but these tools have so far been accessible only to a small number of people. From 21 to 23 November 2006, the Microinsurance Conference 2006 will take place in Cape Town, South Africa. The Conference is jointly hosted by CGAP [Consultative Group to Assist the Poor] Working Group on Microinsurance and the Munich Re Foundation with the support of Finmark Trust. >mehr

1. Internationale Mikroversicherungskonferenz 2005

1. Internationale Mikroversicherungskonferenz 2005

Die Münchener Rück Stiftung veranstaltete vom 18. bis 20. Oktober 2005 eine Mikroversicherungskonferenz. In Kooperation mit der CGAP Working Group on Microinsurance setzten sich ca. 90 ausgewählte Experten von internationalen Organisationen, Nichtregierungsorganisationen, Entwicklungshilfe-organisationen und der Versicherungswirtschaft mit Erfahrungen und Herausforderungen bei der Versicherung von Menschen mit geringem Einkommen anhand von etwa 20 Fallstudien auseinander. >mehr

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World Map of Microinsurance / Landscape studies

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