Events

Cenfri presentation: CIMA Microinsurance Learning Sessions – Protecting the Working Poor (September 2014)

In 2014, Cenfri engagement manager Mia Thom attended the "Microinsurance Learning Sessions – Protecting the Working Poor" from the 8th to 10th of September in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon. The learning sessions were hosted by Conférence Interafricaine des Marchés d'Assurances (CIMA) as part of a larger agenda to develop insurance markets to better serve lower income people. CIMA is the insurance policy maker and regulator for 14 West African countries.

The role of technological innovation in scaling up access to insurance and its regulatory challenges: a focus on m-insurance

On June 5th 2014, the African Insurance Organization (AIO), the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), and the Microinsurance Network (MIN) hosted a Policy Seminar on Microinsurance Regulation for Insurance Supervisory Authorities in Kigali, Rwanda. The Policy Seminar was designed as a Consultative Forum to provide a platform for exchange between insurance supervisors and participants from the insurance industry. The Forum focused on topics and strategies connecting regulation, supervision and policy, and industry action. The topic for the forum was "Challenges and opportunities in enhancing client value in insurance – the African experience with…

Cenfri response to the 9th International Microinsurance Conference

Delegates from Cenfri recently attended the 9th International Microinsurance Conference (IMC) hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network in Jakarta, Indonesia, to participate, facilitate and present on behalf of its partners. The conference was well attended by 400 participants from over 60 countries. Delegates from Cenfri had the following roles: Herman Smit presented the Business case for retailers from Cenfri's work with FinMark Trust at the parallel session on Distribution: Selling microinsurance profitably and facilitated a parallel session on the Business case for microinsurance. Mia Thom presented Scale: thinking big from Cenfri's work with the ILO's Microinsurance…

Cenfri response to the launch of FinScope South Africa 2013 consumer survey

Delegates from Cenfri attended the launch of the FinScope South Africa 2013 consumer survey on 5th November 2013. Developed by FinMark Trust and funded by a national syndicate, FinScope is a nationally representative survey measuring access to, perceptions of and usage of financial services and products. Access and usage of formal financial services and products drives financial inclusion, which is at the heart of FinMark Trust, Finscope and its methodology. For more information concerning the FinScope consumer survey visit: www.FinScope.co.za   FinScope South Africa   FinScope has been rolled out in 18 countries in Africa and 3 in Asia. It…
 
Events

Cenfri presentation: CIMA Microinsurance Learning Sessions – Protecting the Working Poor (September 2014)

In 2014, Cenfri engagement manager Mia Thom attended the "Microinsurance Learning Sessions – Protecting the Working Poor" from the 8th to 10th of September in Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon. The learning sessions were hosted by Conférence Interafricaine des Marchés d'Assurances (CIMA) as part of a larger agenda to develop insurance markets to better serve lower income people. CIMA is the insurance policy maker and regulator for 14 West African countries.

The role of technological innovation in scaling up access to insurance and its regulatory challenges: a focus on m-insurance

On June 5th 2014, the African Insurance Organization (AIO), the Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii), the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), and the Microinsurance Network (MIN) hosted a Policy Seminar on Microinsurance Regulation for Insurance Supervisory Authorities in Kigali, Rwanda. The Policy Seminar was designed as a Consultative Forum to provide a platform for exchange between insurance supervisors and participants from the insurance industry. The Forum focused on topics and strategies connecting regulation, supervision and policy, and industry action. The topic for the forum was "Challenges and opportunities in enhancing client value in insurance – the African experience with…

Cenfri response to the 9th International Microinsurance Conference

Delegates from Cenfri recently attended the 9th International Microinsurance Conference (IMC) hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network in Jakarta, Indonesia, to participate, facilitate and present on behalf of its partners. The conference was well attended by 400 participants from over 60 countries. Delegates from Cenfri had the following roles: Herman Smit presented the Business case for retailers from Cenfri's work with FinMark Trust at the parallel session on Distribution: Selling microinsurance profitably and facilitated a parallel session on the Business case for microinsurance. Mia Thom presented Scale: thinking big from Cenfri's work with the ILO's Microinsurance…

Cenfri response to the launch of FinScope South Africa 2013 consumer survey

Delegates from Cenfri attended the launch of the FinScope South Africa 2013 consumer survey on 5th November 2013. Developed by FinMark Trust and funded by a national syndicate, FinScope is a nationally representative survey measuring access to, perceptions of and usage of financial services and products. Access and usage of formal financial services and products drives financial inclusion, which is at the heart of FinMark Trust, Finscope and its methodology. For more information concerning the FinScope consumer survey visit: www.FinScope.co.za   FinScope South Africa   FinScope has been rolled out in 18 countries in Africa and 3 in Asia. It…
 

 

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