Global reinsurance: strengthening disaster risk resilience

Number of pages: 34 p.

This publication address the threat posed by natural disasters, disruptive technologies, political turmoil, terrorist attacks, and environmental degradation to companies, cities and entire nations and the essential role played by global reinsurers in absorbing disaster shocks by providing predictable financial relief and strengthening societal resilience.

It gathers the extensive experience of the members of the Global Reinsurance Forum (GRF) in assessing current and future risks, in managing risks, and in creating tailor-made risk transfer solutions. It considers the critical role played by regulation and supervision in ensuring that the reinsurance market works effectively, in terms of risk sharing/pooling and long-term investing, and aims to maintain active dialogue with policy-makers, regulators, and other stakeholders with an interest in anticipating, mitigating, and adapting to today’s and future risks enabling society to advance further.