International Conference on Inclusive Insurance 2022
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International Conference on Inclusive Insurance 2022

24 -28 October 2022

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Insurance Association of Jamaica (IAJ)

The IAJ is providing world class support services to the Jamaican insurance industry through effective lobbying, provision of information for decision making, avenues for addressing common concerns and encouraging sound industry practices and ethical conduct of members while promoting the best interests of the insuring public and the long term economic development of the nation.

Munich Re Foundation (MRF)

The Munich Re Foundation effectively supports people in risk situations and helps to avoid risks.  It stakes a claim to finding long-term solutions. Our aim is to prepare people to cope with risk and to improve their living conditions.

Microinsurance Network (MiN)

The MiN is the only global multi-stakeholder platform of the microinsurance industry and experts, with some 80 institutional members from over 40 countries, committed to promoting the development and delivery of effective risk management tools, including insurance services, for unserved people. 

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Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii)

A2ii is the "implementation arm" of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) on Inclusive Insurance. It is a unique global partnership working to ensure that the world's excluded and underserved have access to insurance, allowing them to take control of their lives and reduce their vulnerability against risks.

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Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility Segregated Portfolio Company (CCRIF SPC)

CCRIF SPC is a segregated portfolio company, owned, operated and registered in the Caribbean. It limits the financial impact of catastrophic hurricanes, earthquakes and excess rainfall events to Caribbean and Central American governments by providing short-term liquidity when a parametric insurance policy is triggered. It utalizes parametric insurance, giving member governments the opportunity to purchase earthquake, hurricane and excess rainfall catastrophe coverage.

Cenfri

Cenfri is an independent, not-for-profit think-tank. As recognised thought leaders on matters relating to financial-sector development in emerging markets, they generate deep insights and solve complex development problems.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

The GIZ is a German development agency headquartered in Bonn and Eschborn that provides services in the field of international development cooperation. As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ is dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world.

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Feed the Future Innovation Lab at UC Davis

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk & Resilience (MRR) at UC Davis develops and tests financial and market innovations that take the most promising agricultural tools for families in developing economies from the lab to the field. Visit our website for frequent updates on proven approaches to promoting sustainable development and resilience.

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Inclusive Development Forum (IDF)

The IDF is a public/private partnership led by the insurance industry and supported by international organisations. The IDF was first announced at the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP21) Paris Climate summit in 2015 and was officially launched by leaders of the United Nations, the World Bank and the insurance industry in 2016.

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International Actuarial Association (IAA)

The IAA is the worldwide association of professional actuarial associations, with a number of special interest sections for individual actuaries. It encourages the development of a global profession, acknowledged as technically competent and professionally reliable, which will ensure that the public interest is served. 

International Finance Cooperation IFC

IFC is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, advances economic development and improves the lives of people by encouraging the growth of the private sector in developing countries.

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International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

IFAD is an international financial institution and specialized United Nations agency based in Rome, the UN’s food and agriculture hub. IFAD invests in rural people, empowering them to increase their food security, improve the nutrition of their families and increase their incomes. It helps to build resilience, expand their businesses and take charge of their own development. 

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Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management at Illinois State University 

The Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management supports Illinois State University's nationally recognized undergraduate insurance and risk management program and actuarial science program. It is committed to the preparation of future industry leaders by supporting strong industry involvement with the  students, innovative teaching by outstanding faculty, cutting-edge applied research, and a student-centered learning environment. 

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Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII)

The MCII was initiated as a charitable organisation by representatives of insurers, research institutes and NGOs in April 2005 in response to the growing realization that insurance solutions can play a role in adaptation to climate change, as suggested in the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. As a leading think tank on climate change and insurance, MCII is focused on developing solutions for the risks posed by climate change for the poorest and most vulnerable people in developing countries.

The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility 

The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility is enabling the insurance sector, governments, and their partners to embrace impact insurance to reduce households’ vulnerability, promote stronger enterprises and facilitate better public policies. The facility works intensively with governments, insurers and other stakeholders to strengthen insurance markets and embed insurance in strategies.

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United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) 

The UN Capital Development Fund makes public and private finance work for the poor in the world’s 46 least developed countries. UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to reduce poverty and support local economic development. 

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UNDP Insurance and Risk Finance Facility

As the United Nations lead agency on international development, UNDP works in 170 countries and territories to eradicate poverty and reduce inequality. The UNDP Insurance and Risk Finance Facility (IRFF) will deliver innovative protection solutions in 50 developing countries by 2025. It supports the development of innovative insurance products and services that are aimed towards vulnerable people and communities while also investing in the long-term transformation of insurance markets. 

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University of Lausanne

The University of Lausanne comprises more than 190 research units working in fields as diverse as genomics, aesthetics of cinema, environmental law and criminalistics. About 3,000 researchers work every day on projects of national and international significance, thereby increasing the institution’s research capital. The UNIL seeks in particular to encourage a cross-disciplinary approach to research.

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University of Liverpool

The University is a globally-focused institution with partnerships throughout the world, including research institutes, universities, governments and industrial organisations.

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World Food Programme (WFP)

The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, saving lives in emergencies and using food assistance to build a pathway to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disasters and the impact of climate change.

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York University

York is a leading international teaching and research university and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, it is preparing their students for their long-term career and personal success.