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Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss in which, in exchange for a fee, a party agrees to compensate another party in the event of a certain loss, damage, or injury. It is a form of risk management, primarily used to protect against the risk of a contingent or uncertain loss.

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Organizations relating to Insurance

International Committee for Insurance Medicine / Est. 1901
International Association of Claim Professionals / Palisades NY, USA / Est. 1970
Association of International Life Offices / Dublin, Ireland / Est. 1987
Association of African Insurance Brokers / Lagos, Nigeria
Asociación Latinoamericano de Administradores de Riesgos y Seguros / Panama, Panama / Est. 1993
Caribbean Actuarial Association / Est. 1991
Insurance Association of the Caribbean / St Michael, Barbados / Est. 1974
Organization of Eastern and Southern Africa Insurers / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1973
Organización de Entidades Mutuales de las Américas / Buenos Aires, Argentina
Institute of Caribbean Insurance Risk Managers / Petit Valley, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1995
European Captive Insurance and Reinsurance Owners' Association / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 2008
International Underwriting Association / London, UK / Est. 1998
AFILIATYS / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1965
Groupement de prévoyance et d'assurance des fonctionnaires internationaux / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1958
Pacific Insurance Conference / Tung Chung, Hong Kong / Est. 1973
European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1999
Nordisk Defence Club / Oslo, Norway / Est. 1889
Claims Conference Central and Eastern European Fund / New York NY, USA / Est. 1998
International Civil Servants Mutual Association / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1959
Alianza del Mutualismo de América / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1988
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1988
Insurance Broker Network / Antwerp, Belgium / Est. 1994
Pan-European Insurance Forum / Zurich, Switzerland
CRO Forum / Amstelveen, Netherlands / Est. 2004
International Workers' Compensation Foundation / Ormond Beach FL, USA / Est. 1988
Insurance Institute for Asia and the Pacific / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1974
Insurance Hall of Fame / New York NY, USA / Est. 1957
Institut de financement du développement du Maghreb Arabe, Tunis / Tunis, Tunisia / Est. 1981
Risk and Insurance Management Society / New York NY, USA / Est. 1950
Warsaw Treaty Organization / Est. 1955
International Federation for Mutual Assistance / Est. 1906
International Cooperative Reinsurance Bureau / Est. 1949
International Society for Technology, Law and Insurance / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1993
Association of African Insurance Educators and Trainers / Est. 1999
International Association of Insurance Fraud Agencies / Est. 1986
West African Insurance Institute / Banjul, Gambia / Est. 1978
Arab Centre for Social Insurance, Khartoum / Khartoum, Sudan / Est. 1980
Commission régionale de contrôle des assurances dans les Etats africains / Libreville, Gabon / Est. 1995
International Association of Insurance Professionals / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1940
Centro Europeo di Ricerche dell'Economia Sociale e dell'Assicurazione / Bologna, Italy / Est. 1990
Muhanna Foundation / Beirut, Lebanon / Est. 1994
International Insurance Foundation / Wayne PA, USA / Est. 1996
International Claim Association / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1909
International Association of Insurance Professionals / Atlanta GA, USA / Est. 1940
Australasian Universities Risk and Insurance Management Society / Est. 1999
International Conference on Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Actuarial Sciences and Finance / Est. 2004
Convention Concerning Compulsory Invalidity Insurance for Persons Employed in Industrial or Commercial Undertakings, in the Liberal Professions, and for Outworkers and Domestic Servants / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1933
Agreement Regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance among National Customs Directorates / Est. 1981
Convention Concerning Sickness Insurance for Agricultural Workers / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1927
Convention Concerning the Establishment of an International Scheme for the Maintenance of Rights under Invalidity, Old-age and Widows' and Orphans' Insurance / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1936

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Action Strategies relating to Insurance

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Guaranteeing insurance provisions
Using insurance
Insuring health
Negotiating conflicting claims over shared inland water resources
Guaranteeing minimum wage
Providing public mediation of wage claims
Providing compensation
Negotiating conflicting claims concerning off-shore territorial waters
Reducing protectionism in the insurance industry
Protecting insurance consumers
Settling consumer disputes on the internet
Ensuring mutual benefit from liberalization of trade
Regulating insurance
Establishing procedures for legal redress for environmental harm
Insuring against critical illness
Compensating for wartime looting
Negotiating conflicting claims to terrestrial territory
Underwriting
Focusing on reciprocity in trading relations
Making claims to non-terrestrial territory
Providing agricultural insurance
Improving social insurance
Using insurance funds for development
Delaying payment of compensation for damages
Reducing delay in payment of compensation for damages

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