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Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss. It is a form of risk management, primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent or uncertain loss.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Insurance

World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries / Est. 1999
Arab Union of Bank, Insurance and Finance Employees
International Association of Deposit Insurers / Est. 2002
International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Associations / Est. 1984
Arab Centre for Social Insurance, Khartoum / Est. 1980
International Investment Insurance Agency
European Federation of Loss Adjusting Experts / Est. 1968
Girls Friendly Society World Council / Est. 1955
Nordic Congress on Life Insurance
Warsaw Treaty Organization / Est. 1955
International Association of Mutual Insurance Companies / Est. 1963
Arab Confederation of Employees of Banks, Insurances and Financial Affairs
Convention Concerning Compulsory Invalidity Insurance for Persons Employed in Industrial or Commercial Undertakings, in the Liberal Professions, and for Outworkers and Domestic Servants / Est. 1933
Association européenne des institutions de prévoyance et de retraite complémentaire
Nordic Accident Insurance Meeting / Est. 1907
International Workers' Compensation Foundation / Est. 1988
National Association of Insurance Women - International / Est. 1940
Coopération internationale des risques aggravés
Agreement Regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance among National Customs Directorates / Est. 1981
International Association of Health Underwriters / Est. 1930
International Association of Insurance Receivers / Est. 1991
Nordisk Skibsrederforening / Est. 1889
International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation / Regional Association for The Americas / Est. 1992
Congrès international de la mutualité
Convention Concerning Sickness Insurance for Agricultural Workers / Est. 1927

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World Problems relating to Insurance

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Non-payment of workers' compensation
Inadequate insurance
Exclusive religious claims
Rival claims for conservation land
Lack of fire insurance
Non-payment of compensation to victims of motor accidents
False claims regarding global warming
Depersonalization of responsibility
False claims regarding environmental issues
Excessive costs of transport insurance
Conflicting claims concerning Antarctic territory
Lack of insurance against infertility
Insurance industry collapse
Social insecurity
Increase in insurance claims for medical negligence
Inadequate insurance against pregnancy
Non-payment of compensation to victims of catastrophes
Non-compensation of victims of war crimes
Lack of health insurances
Non-payment of compensation for forced relocation
Prohibitive cost of life assurance
Dependence on foreign insurance
Claiming false credit for actions
Arbitrary evaluation of disability compensation

Action Strategies relating to Insurance

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Guaranteeing insurance provisions
Insuring health
Negotiating conflicting claims over shared inland water resources
Guaranteeing minimum wage
Providing public mediation of wage claims
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
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
Underwriting usual business operations
Increasing compensation expenses
Falsifying claims for weapons performance

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