BY NKECHI NAECHE-ESEZOBOR–The 27th African Reinsurance Forum, initially
scheduled to hold from the 7th – 11th October in Libreville, Gabon, will now take place from the 30th September – 04th October 2023 in Tunisia.
The change of venue of the 2023 African Reinsurance Forum of the African Insurance
Organisation (AIO) came at the request of the authorities of the Republic of Gabon.
This is contained in a letter to the Secretariat of the AIO, the President of the Association of Gabonese Insurance Companies informed that the decision was motivated by the general elections expected to hold in Gabon in the month of August.
The letter indicated that the authorities of the country have decided to give the general
elections priority attention. It further stated that the Republic of Gabon is ready to
host the event any time in the nearest future.
The 27th African Reinsurance Forum will therefore hold from the 30 September to 04
October 2023 at the LAICO Hotel in Tunis, Tunisia.
The African Reinsurance Forum is an avenue to meet and network with industry leaders, reinsurance treaty renewals, a milieu for the examination of the reinsurance industry challenges and devising of solutions.
Through this Forum, AIO encourages bilateral exchanges, renewals, networking opportunities, discussions and exhibitions.
It brings together over 500 global insurance and reinsurance professionals to discuss
relevant topics and enhance good business practices in the insurance and reinsurance
Founded in 1972 in Mauritius, AIO is an
international organisation recognised by many African governments. Following the
headquarters’ agreement with the Government of Cameroon, the Permanent
Secretariat of the AIO was established in Douala.
AIO aims to develop a healthy insurance and reinsurance industry in Africa and promote inter-African co-operation in the insurance sector. The AIO is a truly African institution with 402 members from 47
African countries and 12 non-African countries.