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We are a consulting firm dedicated to generating access to valuable microinsurance products for 3 billion low-income people across the globe.

News

 

MIC@M meets with Armenian Prime Minister on new agricultural insurance project

February 7, 2018 - The MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman was part of a delegation that met today with Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan to discuss plans and upcoming activities for a new agricultural insurance pilot project. Representatives from KfW (the German Development Bank), the German Embassy, Microfinance Strategy, and Agroconsulting were among those present. Read more on the meeting from Armenian News (News.am).

In December 2017, Microfinance Strategy (MFS), the MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman, and Agriculture Consulting Europe (AESA) were awarded this competitive contract by KfW to develop and pilot an agricultural insurance scheme in Armenia. Key stakeholders of the project include the Central Bank of Armenia, the Ministry of Agriculture, KfW and the InsuResilience Fund, and local insurance companies. This constitutes the implementation component of a larger, multi-phased project to promote risk management systems in the Armenian agricultural sector, one of the most significant in the country. Click here to access a short news post by Agroinsurance International on the overall project.


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MicroInsurance Centre to join Milliman!

October 11, 2017 - The MicroInsurance Centre is pleased to announce that we have joined forces with Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm. This exciting new move aligns with our goal and vision of generating access to valuable microinsurance to 3 billion low-income people worldwide and with Milliman's mission of protecting the health and financial well-being of people everywhere. We are looking forward to the opportunities this will bring to have an even greater impact on meeting the risk protection needs of low-income populations across the globe!

Click here to access the official press release. (Haga clic aquí para la versión en español). 


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Inclusive Insurance and the Sustainable Development Goals

The MIC is proud to announce the release of Inclusive Insurance and the Sustainable Development Goals: How insurance contributes to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Co-authored by the MIC's Michael J. McCord and Katie Biese as well as by Solveig Wanczeck and Martina Wiedmaier-Pfister and published by GIZ, this monumental publication gives an overview of how insurance is a primary contributor to six Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a secondary contributor to five additional SDGs. Achieving the SDGs and their targets requires global engagement across a variety of public and private sectors, including insurance. A global effort among insurers, governments, the development community, and other key stakeholders to promote inclusive insurance is needed now.

Download the document here!


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Event Report Released for 'Microinsurance: International Experiences and Egyptian Applications'

This report provides an overview of the conference sessions and workshop as well as presents key lessons and takeaways from 'Microinsurance: International Experiences and Egyptian Applications'. The event was jointly organized by EFSA, JICA, GIZ, and the SANAD Fund for MSMEs and took place 7-8 May, 2017 in Cairo. The sessions brought together the Egyptian insurance industry and insurers from Morocco, Ghana, and Jordan. The MIC was honored to facilitate several sessions, moderate the Day 2 workshop on microinsurance product development, and edit the event report. Click here to download the report.


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Proportionality in Practice Case Studies Released - research conducted by the MicroInsurance Centre

The Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii) recently released two Proportionality in Practice publications, which include practical examples of the implementation of proportionate regulation relating to both distribution and disclosure of information to the customer. Access the documents in the below links:


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MicroInsurance Centre Awarded Competitive Contract from UN's IFAD

The MIC is pleased to announce that after a competitive tendering process, it has been awarded a 2.25-million-dollar contract by the United Nation's International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). For more details, read the full press release 

Events

Upcoming events

Graduation Ceremony for the Insurance Institute of Egypt's (IIE) Microinsurance Diploma Program 

When: 22 April, 2018 
Where: Cairo, Egypt (venue TBD)


2nd FAIR Life Re/Insurance Forum: "Life Insurance & Financial Inclusion: Reaching Unreached"

When: 23 and 24 April, 2018
Where: Intercontinental Citystars Hotel, Cairo, Egypt


Supervisory Dialogue on "The impact of informality on insurance markets - what supervisors can do"

When: 17 May, 2018
Where:  Superintendência de Seguros Privados (SUSEP), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

For more information, visit the event page on the Access to Insurance Initiative's (A2ii) website.


14th International Microinsurance Conference: Inclusive Insurance for Emerging Markets

When: 6 - 8 November, 2018
Where: Lusaka, Zambia 

For more information, visit the event page on Munich Re Foundation's website. 


 

Recent events

 

"Kick-off" meeting for agricultural insurance project in Armenia

When: February, 2018 
Where: Yerevan, Armenia

 


 

Microinsurance courses taught by MIC@M

When: 22 - 24 January, 2018 / 19 - 22 February, 2018
Where: IIE, Cairo, Egypt 

 


13th International Microinsurance Conference: Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market / Seguro inclusivo para el mercado masivo

When: 7 - 9 November, 2017
Where: Lima, Peru


2017 Annual Summit - "Catalysing Growth in the Female Economy: Leveraging the Power of Connection"

When: 14 - 16 November, 2017
Where: London, UK

MIC President Michael J. McCord facilitated a panel session on the business case for insurance for the women's market. Access more details from GBA's website on the event and agenda


 

 

Partners

The MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman works closely with the following partners:

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Quote of the Day

"The key message is - don't oversell microinsurance" - Shawn Cole Professor of Graduate Business Administration, Harvard University

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