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Manchester, UK, 10 February 2016: Until 30 January 2016, Janos Pasztor was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change, and had been appointed by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to support efforts to achieve a successful agreement at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris in December 2015.

In an exclusive interview immediately after...

Manchester, UK, 28 January 2016: The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) participated yesterday (27 January 2016) in the Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Advancing the Clean Trillion, which examined what the historic climate deal, the Paris Agreement made at the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015, means for investor funds and portfolios in...

Manchester, UK, Wednesday 12 October 2016: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this week 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...

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...

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...

Until 30 January 2016, Janos Pasztor was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General on Climate Change, and had been appointed by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, to support efforts to achieve a successful agreement at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris in December 2015.

In an exclusive interview immediately after COP21 with Voice, the magazine...

The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) participated yesterday (27 January 2016) in the Investor Summit on Climate Risk: Advancing the Clean Trillion, which examined what the historic climate deal, the Paris Agreement made at the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015, means for investor funds and portfolios in the months and years ahead. Co-...

Today the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) applauded the publication of a major new report by the University of Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL) which highlights the essential role of insurance to support resilience and sustainable development in the face of growing climate and natural hazards risks.  

Entitled Insurance regulation...

The International Day of Co-operatives is celebrated every year on the first Saturday of July. In 2015 the day will be celebrated on 4 July with the theme “Choose co-operative, choose equality”.

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) first celebrated the International Day in 1923. In 1992 the United Nations, in UN resolution 47/90, recognised the importance of cooperatives for...

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, will deliver an opening keynote address at the UN Insurance Sector Summit, taking place on Wednesday 17 June, the final day of the IIS Global Insurance Forum, at UN Headquarters in New York.

This unprecedented UN Insurance Sector Summit will bring together 500 representatives from the insurance industry, governments, academia and international and will...

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