protection gap

Manchester, UK, Tuesday 5 July 2016: New research from the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) highlights that 45% of the world’s countries do not have a local law that allows mutual or cooperative insurance.

A new infographic produced by ICMIF, Access to mutual and cooperative insurance, illustrates that these countries where there is no mutual/cooperative...

The formation of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF) was today announced in a joint release issued by leaders of the United Nations, the World Bank Group and the insurance industry, following a high level meeting in Washington, DC, last week.

The IDF aims to:  1) incorporate insurance industry risk measurement know-how into existing governmental disaster risk reduction and resilience...