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UNFCCC Workshop on insurance and risk assessment in the context of climate change and extreme weather events
12 - 13 May 2003
Bonn, Germany


(PDF) Insurance industry approach to risk assessment (280 kB)
Thomas Loster, Munich Re and Chair of UNEP Finance Initiatives' Climate Change Working Group
Overview on insurance and risk assessment for extreme weather events
Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
The IPCC context and risk assessment methodologies
Andrew Dlugolecki, Andlug Consulting
National approaches:

Climate Risks and Microinsurance: The Case of Bangladesh
Mizan Khan
(PDF) Impacts and management of extreme weather events in the Federated States of Micronesia (1501 kB)
Herman Semes Jr.

Insurance and maladaptation to climate change
(PDF) Abstract (9 kB)
David Crichton, Middlesex University and University College London
Dealing with Natural Disaster Risks - Institutions & Products
Vijay Kalavakonda, World Bank
Current experience with weather hazards: an insurance industry view
Andrew Dlugolecki, Andlug Consulting
Opportunities for Public-Private Partnership Initiatives for Loss-Sharing and Adaptation
Ian Burton, Independent Scholar and Consultant
Insurance for climate change related risks from a Chinese perspective
Jiahua Pan
A climate risk management approach to adaptation to climate change and disaster reduction
Kamal Kishore, United Nations Development Programme