Index Insurance Forum

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Sep
Year: 
2017
The weeklong Index insurance bootcamp will take participants through a range of technical courses while actively promote the exchange and dissemination of knowledge on the subject. To be held in Dakar, Senegal, the program is designed to help improve access to information, with the objective of catalyzing a movement of consensus among stakeholders on good practices and performance standards. (Specific dates of the conference to be announced later)
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8
Jun
Year: 
2017
As part of this year's European Development Days (EDD 2017), GIIF is proudly hosting a session entitled "Index Insurance: An Innovative Tool for Risk Management and Resilience Building" on June 8, 2017 at Tour & Taxis in Brussels. The 75-minute session, under the event's theme of "Partnering with the Private Sector, will explore how building stronger and sustainable public-private partnerships can create market solutions that champion climate change adaptation. Moderated by GIIF Program Manager Fatou Assah, the panel will be joined by: Ken Aghoghovbia , Deputy Managing Director/Chief...
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14
Feb
Year: 
2017
World Bank Group's Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) and Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) Program are presenting international experiences with index insurance and catastrophic risk financing at the 41th General Assembly of FANAF ( African Federation of Insurance Companies for African national law). The session will be joined by t he Moroccan Federation of Insurance and Reinsurance Companies and the African Risk Capacity. For more information, visit http://www.fanaf2017.com/en/program/
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14
Nov
Year: 
2016
GIIF will deliver a training event entitled "Operationalizing Agriculture Index Insurance" at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The training workshop, co-hosted by the International Labour Organization, will introduce to the participants issues related to index insurance ranging from types and advantages of index insurance to distribution and marketing models. The workshop precedes this year's ILO's Impact Insurance Forum which will focus on the use of various digital tools and technology that can be used to improve insurance solutions for emerging markets. For more information...
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9
Nov
Year: 
2016
The Impact Insurance Facility and UN Environment’s Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) Initiative are carrying out a webinar series on how to make inclusive insurance work , as part of their strategic collaboration to drive insurance industry practices and solutions that promote sustainable development. The topic of inclusive insurance is part of the PSI’s scope of environmental, social and governance issues (for example, climate change, natural disasters, ecosystem degradation, human rights violations, health risks, financial exclusion, corruption, lack of transparency) in the context...
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