The Microinsurance Network applauds the adoption of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, and recognises the global efforts in driving the process in an open and participatory way.
Microinsurance Network member Premasis Mukherjee, Senior Manager - Insurance at MicroSave, will participate at the upcoming annual International Academic Symposium organised by ADA, also a member of the Network.
ANTALYA, Turkey, September 9, 2015: How are phones and cards changing the ways the global poor access and manage their money, and what should governments and financial institutions do to ensure innovative products and services meet the need of low-income customers? These and related topics were the subject of intense discussion and debate by leading global experts at a G20-backed event this week in Antalya, Turkey, one of the countries being transformed by digital innovation.
The Microinsurance Network has established pro-rata rates to enable new members to join the Network even between September and December. This enables organisations and individuals wishing to join the Network to benefit from member status as soon as their membership has been approved, instead of having to wait till the end of the calendar year.
Microinsurance offers families in poor countries protection from destitution. Increasing access to health, life and accident insurance helps vulnerable people being propelled into further privation, writes Amy Yee in The Guardian.