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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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Insurance Development Forum Job Opportunity: Director, Strategic Partnerships and Policy

Deadline for application: 8th October, 2021

This is a unique and rare opportunity to join the growing and influential Insurance Development Forum (IDF) in a senior role and to help further shape and develop a vibrant and very networked public-private partnership, which is focused on action and delivery of concrete programmes and results.

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IDF Summit 2021: Insurance Sector Ramping Up its Critical Role in Accelerating Global Climate Resilience

The June IDF Summit on the theme ‘Building Resilience in a Riskier World’ gathered global leaders in the lead up to COP26 in Glasgow, to discuss how insurers and the public sector can act together to build climate resilience.

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IDF Launches Tripartite Project for city of Medellín, Colombia

Public-private partnership project on disaster risk management and insurance for Medellín as potential blueprint for other Colombian and Latin American cities

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High profile speakers to address the IDF Summit 2021 on industry and public sector response to climate change

Confirmed Speakers include António Guterres, Secretary General, United Nations; Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, IMF and Denis Duverne, Chairman, AXA and Insurance Development Forum, to discuss Building Resilience in a Risker world: Actions towards a climate resilient future

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IDF Reports on 2020, its Five Year Anniversary, with Review of Delivery and Transformation

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IDF launches white paper: ‘Technology and Innovation: Tools to help close the Protection Gap in Microinsurance Markets’

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