The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF) for the upcoming Insurance Development Conference scheduled to take place in Kwazulu Natal on January 17, 2024.

The conference, organized by UNDP in collaboration with IEDF, aims to address key issues and opportunities within the insurance sector, particularly focusing on the informal economy. Recognizing the importance of inclusive economic development, the event will bring together experts, policymakers, industry leaders, and stakeholders to discuss strategies for fostering sustainable insurance solutions tailored to the unique needs of the informal economy.

Event Details:

Name: Insurance Development Conference

Date: January 17, 2024

Location: Kwazulu Natal

Agenda Highlights:

Inclusive Insurance Solutions: Exploring innovative approaches to make insurance products more accessible and relevant to the informal sector.

Policy Frameworks: Discussing the development of supportive policy frameworks to encourage the growth of the insurance industry in Kwazulu Natal.

Public-Private Partnerships: Identifying opportunities for collaboration between government, private sector, and informal economy to enhance insurance development.

Technology and Insurtech: Assessing the role of technology in advancing insurance services and promoting financial inclusion.

Speakers: Distinguished speakers from UNDP, IEDF, government agencies, insurance industry leaders, and academia will share their insights and expertise during the conference.

About UNDP: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience, and resources to help build a better life.

About IEDF: The Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF) is dedicated to promoting the interests and well-being of those engaged in the informal economy. Through advocacy and collaborative initiatives, IEDF works towards creating an enabling environment for sustainable development in informal sectors.

For media inquiries, please contact:

media@iedf.org.za