Olivier Mahul Delivered Keynote Speech at 2017 ICRM Symposium
On August 3, a DRFIP mission attended the 2017 ICRM Symposium on Managing Risk and Resilience in Singapore. During the event, Olivier Mahul delivered a keynote address on Regional Disaster Risk Finance in Asia. The keynote was articulated around the discussion paper “Toward a regional approach for disaster risk finance in Asia”, which was recently co-published with GFDRR and the Rockefeller foundation. The paper discusses the current status of cat risk insurance in Asia and explores potential regional and national solutions to improve financial resilience of Asian countries.