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“Insurance for the people by the people” was compiled by the ICMIFTV Studio team using contributions from ICMIF member organizations.  The video demonstrates the unique value and attributes of mutual and cooperative insurance and how our sector helps to meet the varied insurance needs of people around the world.

Starting with a look at the historical roots of the cooperative and mutual...

The first country intervention project of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation’s (ICMIF) 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy was launched today in partnership with Uplift India Association in Mumbai, India. The country intervention will see Uplift expand its existing community-owned microinsurance programme to deliver affordable health insurance to more and previously...

Representatives from the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and the European Commission today signed a framework partnership agreement for a global development programme to benefit and advance the cooperative sector worldwide. The signing of the agreement took place in Brussels (Belgium). The picture shows Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation...

2015 is the first year of the ICMIF 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy, which aims to extend mutual insurance to five million low income households over five years in five countries. The inaugural ICMIF/AOA 5-5-5 Inclusive Mutual Insurance Symposium will be held on 7 and 8 December 2015 at the Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka.  The Symposium is being co-hosted by ICMIF (International...

World leaders are this week gathering at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) from 13 - 16 July to launch a renewed and strengthened global partnership for financing people-centred sustainable development.

The Conference aims to look at all sources of finance for sustainable development to ensure that resources go where they are...

The second volume of the Microinsurance Compendium has recently been published by the Microinsurance Innovation Facility (part of the International Labour Organisation - ILO) and the Munich Re Foundation. The latest Compendium examines recent developments and achievements in the microinsurance sector.  This volume brings together current thinking of many leading academics, actuaries, and...

Voice is ICMIF’s quarterly magazine, containing stories and news embracing the sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives.

From this issue:

On October 17, 2011, Tan Suee Chieh announced that NTUC Income was going orange. His aim over the next four years is to lead his staff at Singapore based member, NTUC Income, in an ‘Orange Revolution’. The ...

Nelson Kuria, CEO of CIC Insurance, Kenya, is Chair of the ICMIF Development Committee, and during the ICMIF Conference last year he took the opportunity to share an update with delegates on the activities of the Development Function within ICMIF and appealed for the help of members in improving access to insurance for those who currently have no access to risk protection.

Nelson began...