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About AIO

Profile

The African Insurance Organisation (AIO) is a non-governmental organisation recognised by many African governments, including Cameroon which has signed a headquarters agreement with it and where it has set up its permanent secretariat. AIO was established in 1972.

Membership

There are 4 categories of members:
(1) The Insurance Industry
(2) Regulatory/Supervisory authorities
(3) Training Centers
(4) National and Regional associations

AIO has 287 members from 50 countries in Africa and associate international members from 5 countries.

Objectives

The main objectives of AIO are the promotion of inter-African co-operation and development of a healthy insurance and reinsurance industry in Africa.

Structure of AIO

AIO has a general secretariat headed by the Secretary General. The supreme body of the Organisation is its General Assembly which appoints the President, Vice-President and Executive Committee Members.

Activities

•   Organises the annual African insurance conference and general assembly, the annual African Reinsurance Forum, the annual life seminar, as well as various workshops and seminars during the year.
 

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Engaged in rating, software development, development of supervisory/regulatory capacity and promotion of special work programmes. African Center for Catastrophe Risks. It has established the African Aviation and Oil Pools, and various specialized associations under its umbrella for supervisory authorities, brokers and training centres.
 Publishes regularly the African Insurance Annual Review as well as conference and seminar documents. It also maintains an up-to-date website on African insurance markets.

Bodies established by AIO

Priority Areas for the Future

  The AIO has established a number of bodies under its umbrella, including
The African Aviation Pool,
The African Oil and Energy Insurance Pool,
The AIO Life Committee,
The African Reinsurance Forum,
The Association of African Insurance Supervisory Authorities,
The Association of African Insurance Brokers,
The Association of African Insurance Educators and Trainers,
The African Insurance Book Awards
The AIO Rating Program, and
The AIO software program.
 •  Consolidating and strengthening the existing pools and associations set up by AIO.




Promoting insurance education and training.
Promoting computerisation within African insurance markets.
Promoting credit assessment among members.
Strenghtening the African Training Institutes.