ICMIF Biennial Conference

ICMIF is delighted to announce that Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction at the UNISDR (The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction) will be one of the keynote speakers at the ICMIF Biennial Conference (6-9 October 2015, Minneapolis, USA). For more about Margareta Wahlström (pictured speaking at the recent UN World...

A month ago today the ICMIF team arrived back in the UK after theICMIF Biennial Conference 2013, Cape Town, South Africa (6-8 November, 2013). The event had record attendance numbers, with over 280 delegates from 47 countries, and from 85 ICMIF member organizations, having attended the event. Before the event took place it was announced that the MAD CHARITYᵀᴹ (Make A Difference) would be the...

Academically talented students from South Africa MAD CHARITY™, ICMIF’s official 2013 conference charity, to benefit from access to enhanced learning

NTUC Income, Singapore, has joined ICMIF and other ICMIF member organizations in making a charitable contribution to academically talented children from less fortunate homes in South Africa. The initiative coincided with the ICMIF Biennial...

The secrets of the mutual insurance sector’s continued success were today revealed in the form of a unique report.

More than 300 mutual insurance leaders attending the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) biennial conference in Cape Town, South Africa today heard how mutual insurers are running their businesses and leveraging their valued-led difference....

This week over a thousand cooperatives and mutuals have been meeting together in Cape Town to network, meet with peers, exchange ideas and learn from each other.

The week began with he International Co-operative Alliance’s (ICA) Global Conference and General Assembly which began on Saturday 1 November and ran until Tuesday 5 November. This is now being followed by the Biennial ICMIF...

Mike Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of PPS, the financial services provider focused on graduate professionals, has been announced as the first South African to be appointed to the board of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF), marking a significant milestone in the South African insurance industry.

ICMIF is a global trade association representing more...

The new cooperative logo, designed by British cooperative Calverts, has been launched this weekend at the ICA Global Conference in Cape Town.

Calverts was commissioned earlier in 2013 by the ICA to create a common identity for cooperatives around the world. Building on the momentum created by the International Year of Co-operatives, IYC2012, and the widespread use of the IYC logo, the...

A spotlight on South Africa and growing international attention for mutuals and cooperatives will highlight a sold-out venue for the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation’s biennial conference in Cape Town, South Africa, 6-8 November.

Gerhard Joubert, head of group marketing and stakeholder relations with PPS, a South Africa mutual insurer that serves graduate...

This week sees the final preparations for the sell-out ICMIF Biennial Conference in Cape Town, South Africa (6-8 November, 2013) with the ICMIF team ready to welcome over 280 delegates to the event. Earlier this month it was announced that the MAD CHARITYᵀᴹ (Make A Difference) would be its official 2013 conference charity. Together ICMIF and member organizations have already raised more than $...

In advance of the reinsurance meetings in Baden-Baden (20-24 October ) and as preparations are being finalised for round two of annual European renewal negotiations, Willis Re International Chairman, James Vickers, says European reinsurers are well placed to cope with an abundance of capital in the property catastrophe market.

“There is a lot of capacity in the market,” Vickers said in...

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