• Summary - 14th IMC 2018: "Technology remains a driver behind increasing insurance outreach"

    Summary - 14th IMC 2018: "Technology remains a driver behind increasing insurance outreach"

    Progress in the use and affordability of mobile technology, and the rise of mobile payment schemes, are boosting the outreach of financial services to hundreds of millions of low-income customers previously without access. However, the low level of interest shown by the insurance industry in the low-income insurance market as well as regulatory environments that often prohibit innovations remain major bottlenecks. >mehr

  • Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets - 15thIMC

    Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets - 15thIMC

    The 15th International Conference on Inclusive Insurance will take place in Dhaka from 5 – 7 November 2019. Approximately 450 experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in inclusive insurance for emerging markets. The conference will be hosted by the Bangladesh Insurance Association (BIA) and the Munich Re Foundation in cooperation with the MiN. >mehr

  • Press release: Insurance essential for sustainable development - but billions are still losing out

    Press release: Insurance essential for sustainable development - but billions are still losing out

    Lusaka, Zambia - 6 November 2018 Billions of uninsured individuals, families and small businesses are exposed to risks which can result in catastrophic losses, delegates to the 14th International Microinsurance Conference (14th IMC) ‘Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets’ were told today [6 November 2018]. >mehr

  • Report - 13th IMC Peru

    Report - 13th IMC Peru

    Modern technology is transforming the insurance industry and offers huge opportunities to close the insurance gap. Microinsurance today reaches a promising 8.3% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean according to recent studies. At the same time, the lack of cover against natural disasters pushes millions back into poverty again and again when disasters strike. >mehr

Summary - 14th IMC 2018 - Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets

Summary - 14th IMC 2018 - Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets

Insurance is playing a key role in sustainable economic development. However, insurance penetration in most sub-Saharan countries remains at less than 2, or even 1 percent. Progress in the use and affordability of mobile technology, and the rise of mobile payment schemes, are boosting the outreach of financial services to hundreds of millions of low-income customers previously without access. However, the low level of interest shown by the insurance industry in the low-income insurance market as well as regulatory environments that often prohibit innovations remain major bottlenecks. >mehr

Agenda, presentations and papers

Agenda, presentations and papers

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Summary - 13th IMC 2017 - Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market

Summary - 13th IMC 2017 - Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market

Modern technology is transforming the insurance industry and offers huge opportunities to close the insurance gap. Microinsurance today reaches a promising 8.3% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean according to recent studies. At the same time, the lack of cover against natural disasters pushes millions back into poverty again and again when disasters strike. Governmental involvement and the use of modern technology are key factors for making insurance more inclusive. >mehr

World Map of Microinsurance

World Map of Microinsurance

In 2006, first results from the ground-breaking study "The Landscape of Microinsurance in the World's 100 Poorest Countries" were published followed by a series of landscape studies. The World Map of Microinsurance (WMM) hosts data and analysis from the landscape studies, which are displayed visually on an interactive world map. >mehr

Learning Sessions

Learning Sessions

The Learning Sessions have been complementing the International Microinsurance Conference since 2011. They are designed to address topics that are particularly relevant to a specific group of experts, country or region. The events are organised jointly with international and local partners in various countries. >mehr