MCII Activities during the UN Climate Summit in Paris (COP-21)

4 Dec: MCII Press Briefing

04 December 2015, Paris

At COP21 in Paris, the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative (MCII) presented key findings on how the G7 InsuReslience Initiative can meet the needs of poor and vulnerable people facing climate risks.

Koko Warner (MCII Executive Director): Introduction of G7 and MCII expert interview findings.

Peter Höppe (MCII Chairman): An insurance industry perspective on InsuResilience and why insurance is important for poor and vulnerable people.

Christoph Bals (MCII Vice-Chair): The larger importance of insurance in the context of COP 21.

Watch the webcast of the press conference Opens external link in new windowhere



11 Dec: MCII - GIZ joint Side Event

Climate risk insurance and National Adaptation Planning are vital pillars of comprehensive climate risk management. What are the benefits for vulnerable communities on the ground? Experiences will be shared from pioneering insurance mechanisms and the private sector followed by an interactive discussion with the audience.

Moderated by: Koko Warner, MCII


Setting the scene: Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven (Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, BMZ) - The Importance of Climate Risk Management.

Simon Young (African Risk Capacity) - Regional Risk Pooling Facilities and Adaptation Planning – the Case of ARC.

Stefan W. Hirche (Climate Insurance Fund & KfW) - Initiates file downloadThe Importance of Supporting Insurance Approaches from an Adaptation Finance Perspective.

Christoph Feldkoetter (GIZ) - Initiates file downloadClimate and Agricultural Risk Management and inclusive insurance – the GIZ approach.

Isaac Anthony (Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) - Enabling Local Level Insurance Coverage through a Regional Risk Pool – the Case of CCRIF.

read the summary report of the side event Initiates file downloadhere