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There is growing evidence of the impact of insurance. The number of risks covered by impact insurance has more than doubled since 2009. Yet, billions of low-income persons remain excluded from quality insurance services. Since its launch in 2008, the ILO's Impact Insurance Facility has tackled this need.

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ASEAN Managers microinsurance course in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Conducted in Yogyakarta, along with the meetings of the ASEAN Insurance Council, the first ASEAN Managers Microinsurance Course was attended by 70 participants from different Asian countries (Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Vietnam among others). 

Women's World Banking and inclusive finance

On September 16, Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women's World Banking, visited the ILO for a discussion on gender and inclusive finance, which includes access to all financial services from savings and credit to insurance.

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