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Annual Report: 2023 In Review – Prevent, Protect, Provoke

The Insurance Development Forum (IDF) is pleased to announce a year of strong implementation momentum with the publication of its Annual Report: 2023 In Review: Prevent, Protect, Provoke which is now available to download.

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Press Release: Insurance Development Forum Announces Plans to Facilitate Investments in Resilient Infrastructure in Developing/Emerging Markets

Insurer-led organisation seeks to drive greater mobilisation of insurance sector capital and more impactful insurance sector investments into resilient infrastructure in emerging and developing economies.

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MEDIA COMMUNIQUÉ: Insurance Development Forum Highlights The Role of Insurance in Resilience and Adaptation at COP28

The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28) negotiations in Dubai recently concluded, with mixed outcomes for climate-vulnerable countries, the key stakeholder group in the Insurance Development Forum (IDF).

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PRESS RELEASE: 7 Country Missions Completed Successfully as Part of Phase 1 Programme for Anticipatory Action and Disaster Risk Reduction

As the climate emergency continues to pose worldwide challenges, millions in communities vulnerable to hazards will be increasingly impacted in the aftermath of disasters unless further tangible disaster risk reduction steps are taken

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PRESS RELEASE: Public-Private Partnership Launched to Develop Agriculture Insurance Scheme in Uzbekistan

Sovereign risk transfer project is launched by the IDF, UNDP, and the German Government to benefit nearly 17,000 smallholder farmers over two years

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PRESS RELEASE: UN, insurance and academic leaders sign agreement to draw upon insurance data and expertise to advance climate and disaster risk analytics and help mobilise finance for adaptation

Signed at the IDF Summit, Global Resilience Index Initiative secures new agreements and funding to provide open, globally consistent climate risk data for governments and financial institutions to scale-up climate adaptation, resilience and loss and damage finance and protect exposed communities and economies.

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2022 In Review: A Year of Influence and Implementation

The IDF is a public-private partnership led by the insurance industry and supported by international organisations, and 2022 In Review: A Year of Influence and Implementation outlines how we continued to consolidate and deliver on the operational priorities of the IDF Working Groups for the public good, and deliver strengthened operational governance. 

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COP27: IDF MEDIA COMMUNIQUE

Adaptation and Resilience were the IDF’s strong focuses at COP27 as, together with its global partners, it announced a new Tripartite sovereign risk transfer programme for Nigeria, milestones in the development of the Global Resilience Index Initiative, and the Global Risk Modelling Alliance’s adoption as a key tool for the Global Shield

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PRESS RELEASE COP27: Global Risk Modelling Alliance Selected as Key Resource for the Global Shield Initiative

As part of its EUR 170 million commitment towards Loss and Damage and the Global Shield the German Government provides EUR 10 million to the GRMA

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COP27: Global Resilience Index Initiative (GRII) launches Demonstrator

The GRII, to be fully launched at COP28, will provide open reference data, metrics and projections of all countries worldwide. This critical missing layer of the world’s information architecture is key to reshaping development, managing risk and saving millions of lives and livelihoods - both in our climate today and decades ahead.

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