Reducing Vulnerability for Financial Institutions

Written by admin on July 11, 2012. Posted in Parametric Insurance, Peru, Seminars & Workshops

December 16, 2011

International Workshop
Reducing the Vulnerability of Financial Institutions to Extreme Climate Events — Possible Uses of El Niño Insurance

This workshop sponsored by GlobalAgRisk, La Positiva, and El Instituto de Estudios Peruanos was held in Lima, Peru, on August 16, 2010.

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Medal of Recognition from the Government of Mongolia

Written by admin on July 11, 2012. Posted in IBLIP, Mongolia, Parametric Insurance

Dr. Skees received in early February 2012 a medal from the Government of Mongolia in recognition of his 11 years of continual support to promoting Index Based Livestock insurance. This national programme will expand to cover 100% of provinces in Mongolia by the end of 2012.

Dr Skees receives a medal of recognition from the Government of Mongolia

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KfW financial Sector Symposium

Written by admin on July 11, 2012. Posted in Climate Change, Seminars & Workshops

In January 2012, Dr. Kloppenburg , Member of the Board of Managing Directors of KfW, opened KfW’s 10th Financial Sector Development Symposium at KfW’s Berlin branch. The focus of the high-level event was “Insurance for Development – Protecting Emerging Economies and their People in a Climate of Change”. server address More than 100 leading experts from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, America and Europe representing the insurance and re-insurance industry, financial institutions, governments and academia joined the two day meeting to discuss the potentials and the challenges of insurance. The thematic sessions and discussions focused on what insurance can contribute to meeting the pressing global challenges of climate change, food security and demographic change in developing and transition countries. The Global Centre on Disaster Risk & Poverty was comissioned as a key note speaker and panelist during this event. The symposium was supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The Asian Development Bank supported the symposium as a long-standing partner of KfW.

Click here to download the GCDRP presentation. Click here to access further information about this event.