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Press release: Michel M. Liès to succeed Denis Duverne as Chair of the Insurance Development Forum’s Steering Committee

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Press release: Tripartite Project Launched in Mexico by Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, the IDF, UNDP and the German Government, to develop an insurance programme to protect climate vulnerable farmers

The Government of Mexico, through the Ministry of Finance & Public Credit, the Insurance Development Forum (IDF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Government, today announced the launch of a Tripartite project in Mexico to develop a sovereign parametric insurance solution for climate-vulnerable smallholder farmers, supported by investments in long-term risk finance and insurance market development.

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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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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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