microinsurance

The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) and Blue Marble Microinsurance have today announced that the first Insurance Development Forum (IDF) Microinsurance Working Group Seminar will be held on Monday 16 October 2017 in London (UK). The Seminar will take place immediately before the ICMIF Biennial Conference 2017 which runs from Tuesday 17 to Friday 20 October....

“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...

Manchester, UK, Monday 10 October 2016: September 28th saw an ambitious insurance-led risk management strategy get the green light from the Insurance Development Forum (IDF). This first-of-its-kind collaborative effort spanning the United Nations (UN), the World Bank Group, and the insurance industry aims to promote economic recovery and resilience in vulnerable regions facing climate events...

Re/insurers, global brokers and industry associations unite in unprecedented effort with the United Nations, the World Bank Group and International Institutions to promote climate resilience and sustainable growth

Manchester, UK, Wednesday 18 May 2016: This week the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) welcomed the announcement by Stephen Catlin, Chair of...

The Co-operators (Canada) last week announced its contribution to the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation's (ICMIF) 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy, which will guide the development of mutual microinsurance programs in five emerging markets, reaching out to five million new households over a five-year period. The Co-operators, an ICMIF member, will provide USD $100,...

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday announced the launch of a new platform for scaling up innovative finance solutions to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 at a meeting with high-level officials from ministries of finance and foreign affairs, together with leaders from major global financial institutions. The Financial Solutions for...

September 28th saw an ambitious insurance-led risk management strategy get the green light from the Insurance Development Forum (IDF). This first-of-its-kind collaborative effort spanning the United Nations (UN), the World Bank Group, and the insurance industry aims to promote economic recovery and resilience in vulnerable regions facing climate events and natural disasters.

This...

Voice is ICMIF’s magazine for members and stakeholders. Voice contains stories and news about the mutual and cooperative insurance sector as well as in-depth interviews with chief executives, global leaders and senior figures from the sector. The magazine is published three times a year and is available in English, French, Spanish and Japanese.

This edition, Voice 86, includes...

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...

Over 100 delegates from key organizations in the microinsurance sector, recently attended a topical half-day microinsurance forum entitled Expanding Microinsurance Outreach Through Alternative Distribution Channels (pictured right). The event took place on Monday 25 January 2016 and was organized by RIMANSI (also known as the Microinsurance MBA Association of the Philippines), in cooperation...

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