About The Event

The Africa College of Insurance and Social Protection organizes the 3rd Insurance and Pension Regulators’ Retreat, serving as a vital platform for regulators in these sectors across Africa to convene and address pertinent industry issues, challenges, and opportunities. Featuring a comprehensive agenda including presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and networking sessions, the retreat aims to facilitate collaboration, share best practices, and promote regulatory excellence within Africa's insurance and pension sectors. Ultimately, the retreat plays a pivotal role in advancing regulatory standards, bolstering industry stability, and fostering sustainable growth and development in these sectors throughout the continent.
We are delighted to announce that this year's retreat, in collaboration with the National Bank of Ethiopia (Central Bank) and the Africa Social Security Association (formerly known as ECASSA), is scheduled for July 22nd to 27th, 2024. We cordially invite you to participate in this significant event.

Sheraton Addis Hotel,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Monday to Friday
July 22 to 26, 2024

What to expect at the Retreat

Exchange Knowledge on Policies and Practices: Facilitate the sharing of experiences and insights on effective policies, best practices, and global standards essential for developing robust identification programs, including civil registration and legal and regulatory frameworks.

Identify Harmonization Pathways: Explore methods for harmonizing practices and data integration across various sectors, countries, and regions to enhance insurance penetration.

Highlight Transformation Approaches: Showcase diverse strategies for transforming the insurance and pension sectors, particularly focusing on emerging innovations and the role of artificial intelligence in the insurance business.

Promote Collaborative Dialogue: Encourage inclusive and collaborative discussions among stakeholders, including government entities, civil society, development partners, and the private sector, to address sector-specific risks and develop effective mitigation strategies.

Identify Key Success Factors: Emphasize the importance of trust and inclusion (with a focus on gender), user experience, and lessons learned from implementing responsible digital identity systems, considering data protection and privacy.

Examine Enabling Policies: Investigate policies and regulatory environments that have successfully accelerated adoption and provided safety measures for secure implementations, sharing national lessons and best practices.