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IDF SUMMIT 2022: Media Communique

Trio of Initiatives Launched at the IDF Summit In Switzerland:

Tripartite in-country project in Ghana Launch
Emerging Markets Report Launch
Global Risk Modelling Alliance (GRMA) Launch

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PRESS RELEASE: Public-Private Partnership to Develop Flood Insurance and Build Financial Resilience in Ghana

The risk transfer project aims to enhance the response of the Ghanaian National Disaster Management Organisation and local authorities after severe flooding, especially for poor and vulnerable people.

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VIRTUAL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: The Insurance Development Forum Summit 2022

The #IDFSummit2022 is focused on the theme "Purpose, Protection and Perspectives”

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PRESS RELEASE: German government to enhance sovereign risk and resilience insight in partnership with the Insurance Development Forum and V20 climate-vulnerable countries

As the IPCC is set to publish its findings on climate change adaptation, the German government commits an additional EUR 21 million to enhancing resilience to climate risks and improving climate risk analytics.

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Press Release: IDF partners with MapAction and Start Network to support their efforts in eight climate-vulnerable countries

Strengthening the commitment to the aim of the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership, IDF industry members launch an Anticipatory Action and Disaster Risk Reduction Initiative, funding a collaboration between MapAction and Start Network

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Insurance Development Forum Reflects on a Milestone year of Impact in 2021

The IDF publishes 2021 Annual Report as it prepares for another year of action galvanising the public, private and humanitarian sectors to highlight the crucial role that insurers must play in addressing the adaptation and resilience challenges in 2022

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PRESS RELEASE: COP26: IDF and V20 Announce Partnership in Risk Understanding to Build Global Resilience to Climate Risk; IDF Announces other Multi-Partner Resilience Actions

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UN Secretary General issues call to action for insurance ahead of COP26

In his closing remarks for the IDF Summit 2021, Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres laid out four steps forward for the insurance sector to advance the global resilience and mitigation agenda in the face of climate change.

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Weathering Climate Risk: V20 Group and the IDF call for joint collaboration and international support to strengthen global physical climate risk management capabilities

The Insurance Development Forum (IDF) and the Vulnerable Twenty (V20) Group of Ministers of Finance shared their joint vision to establish a global public private partnership on risk and resilience analytics and underscored the necessity to develop risk analytics based on country demand in a roundtable on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly with the theme “Strengthening Global Physical Climate Risk Management Capabilities”.

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Insurance Development Forum Job Opportunity: Assistant to the Secretary General

Deadline for application: 1st October, 2021
This is an excellent opportunity to join the growing and influential Insurance Development Forum (IDF) in a role supporting the Secretary General.

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