The ILO’s Impact Insurance Academy is a unique opportunity to learn from the ten years of experience and innovations in inclusive insurance facilitated by the ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility.
By combining plenary sessions with specific electives by the choice of participants, participative activities, case studies and intensive discussions, the Academy offers a dynamic learning environment for participants and experts from all over the world to discuss ways of developing inclusive insurance.
Bridging Financing Gaps For Greater Health Equity and Impact: The 2018 Global Financing Facility Annual ReportEvery year, in 50 countries across the world, more than 5 million mothers and children die from preventable conditions and their economies lose billions of dollars to poor health and nutrition. Inadequate funding is one of the reasons for the slow progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Launched in Addis Ababa in July 2015, the Global Financing Facility in support of Every Woman Every Child (GFF) is driving new approaches to financing. It strives to recognize that countries themselves are the engines of progress and that the role of external assistance is to support countries both to get more results from the existing resources and to increase the total volume of financing. It accomplishes these goals by increasing efficiency, mobilizing public domestic resources, linking and aligning concessional financing and external resources, and leveraging the private sector.To understand the GFF model, discuss its direction and reflect on challenges so far and ways of addressing these, the Center for Global Development (CGD) and the GFF invite you to the launch of the GFF’s annual report in London. Through a series of presentations and a moderated panel discussion, we will highlight some of the report’s key findings as well as the results of a new impact assessment, offering participants an opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion.With the success that the GFF has already achieved, and an upcoming replenishment moment in November, the event provides an opportune time to consider past lessons learned and evaluate the GFF’s potential future impact.