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  • ASEAN Integration: Are Microinsurance MBAs Insulated?

    As part of the celebration of the 8th National Microinsurance Month and the 66th Anniversary of the Insurance Commission, RIMANSI held its annual Microinsurance Forum, entitled “ASEAN  Integration: Are Microinsurance MBAs Insulated?” last January 23, 2015 at the Insurance Commission. It was attended by around 70 participants coming from member-partner Mutual Benefits Associations, visitors from Canadian credit unions and representatives from the key stakeholders of the insurance sector including government, private, and development organizations. Hon. Ferdinand George A. Florendo, Deputy Insurance Commissioner, welcomed the participants to the forum. He then described RIMANSI as a “very important agency in the promotion and growth ...

    Posted at March 1, 2016 | By : | Categories : Newsletter | 0 Comment
  • Writeshop on Mi-MBA Corporate Governance Manual

    RIMANSI conducted a three-day writeshop on Mi-MBA Corporate Governance Manual last June 1-3, 2015 at the New Horizon Hotel, Mandaluyong City. The managers of 12 MicroinsuranceMBAs, as well as their officers and staff, participated. Mutya Mejia, consultant, along with  RIMANSI Secretariat facilitated the event. Good corporate governance is not new to Mi-MBAs in the country. Although it is being implemented among microinsurance organizations, there is a need to institutionalize and practice corporate governance through written policies and guidelines that will strengthen their operations. The writeshop primarily aimed to assist Mi-MBAs in ...

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  • ICMIF’s 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy and the sector receive high praise at Manila Microinsurance Forum

     The forum was held at the Insurance Commission’s office in Manila and was attended by delegates from key organizations which included: members of RIMANSI’s network of Mutual Benefit Associations (MBAs); cooperative insurance providers; government representatives from the Insurance Commission, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Finance and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas; as well as representatives from reinsurance, life insurance and non-life insurance companies. Delegates from donor agencies such as the Asian Development Bank, International Labour Organization, GIZ, Canadian Embassy and Care International ...

    Posted at February 24, 2016 | By : | Categories : Newsletter | 0 Comment