Insurance Programme

Enterprise Development: Insurance

The objective of UNCTAD Insurance Programme is to assist developing countries and countries with economies in transition to set up insurance capacity, competitive and well-regulated insurance markets and human resources development.

The programme accomplishes these objectives through policy analysis, consensus building, provision of targeted policy advice and technical assistance.

The programme focuses its work on the following areas:

  • Capacity building for management of risks

  • Catastrophe insurance risk coverage

  • Insurance for Small and Medium-size Enterprises (SMEs)

  • International cooperation and negotiations on trade in insurance, insurance legislation and prudential regulation and supervision

  • Insurance education and training