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Experts Meeting on Requirements of Catastrophe Insurance and Weather Risk Management Markets

5-7 December 2007, WMO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

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Expert meeting documents
Provisional Agenda pdf
Template for Case Study Documentation doc
Guidelines for Documentation and Presentations pdf
Documents related to Sessions and Working Groups
Session 1: Opening Session
Mr Michel Jarraud (Secretary-General of WMO), Opening Statement.  
Background and Introductory Remarks - Maryam Golnaraghi ( WMO ) doc ppt
Session 2: Background on the Catastrophe (CAT) Insurance / Bond and Weather Risk Management Markets and Role of Different Stakeholders
Panel 1
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Pres.
“Background on CAT Insurance” - Willis Re/WRMA   ppt
“CAT Reinsurance and Bonds Markets, and Investors” -Swiss Re   pdf
“World Bank’s Initiatives” - World Bank   ppt
“WFP’s Initiatives” - World Food Programme   ppt
“Overview of Agriculture Insurance in India” -
Ministry of Agriculture - India
doc ppt
Panel 2
“Background on Weather Risk Management Markets” - Willis Re/WRMA   ppt
“Current Weather Risk Management Markets and Developments” -
Swiss Re
  pdf
“Standardized contracts” - Chicago Merchantile Exchange   ppt
“Customized contracts” - Paris Re   ppt
Session 3: Agricultural Catastrophe Risk - Identification of Requirements for Meteorological, Hydrological and Climate-Related Products and Services
Case Study 1: “Drought Risk Management in Ethiopia”
WFP and Ethiopia Meteorological Service
doc ppt
Case Study 2: “Southeastern Europe Disaster Risk management Project” - World Bank   ppt
Case Study 3: “Millennium Village Project” - Swiss Re doc  
Case Study 4: “Malawi Drought Risk Management”
World Bank and Malawi Meteorological Service
doc ppt
ppt
Session 4: Physical Asset Catastrophe Risk -Identification of Requirements for Meteorological, Hydrological and Climate-Related Products and Services
Case Study 5: “Traditional CAT Insurance and Development of CAT Bond Markets post Hurricane Andrew”
Willis Re
doc ppt
Case Study 6: “World Bank Flood Initiatives” -
World Bank
  ppt
Case Study 7: “UK Flood CAT Bond”
Swiss Re and RMS
  ppt
Case Study 8: “Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility”
World Bank
ppt
Session 5: Accumulated risk due to deviations from normal conditions - Identification of Requirements for Meteorological, Hydrological and Climate-Related Products and Services
Case Study 9: “Heating Degree day Contracts” - Willis Re doc ppt
Case Study 10: “European Agricultural Risk”
Paris Re and Météo –France
doc ppt
Case Study 11: “Indian Agricultural Risk” - Galileo Re doc ppt
Case Study 12: “Wind Power Risk Contracts” - ABN AMBRO and KNMI doc ppt
Case Study 13: “Hydro Electric Power risk” - Swiss Re   ppt
Session 6: NMHS Role in Contributing to the CAT Insurance/Bond and Weather Risk Management Markets – Provider perspectives
KNMI ppt
US/NCDC ppt
Météo-France ppt
Australia Bureau of Meteorology ppt
Malawi Meteorological Service ppt
Ethiopia Meteorological Service  
EMBRAPA Informática Agropecuária ppt
Session 7: Implications of Climate Variability and Climate Change and Newly Emerging Insurance Concepts (Climate Insurance Initiatives)
“Introduction of Munich Climate Insurance Initiative” -
Munich Re
doc ppt
KNMI ppt
National Climatic Data Center - USA ppt
BOM - Australia ppt
CMA – China ppt
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For any additional information please contact:

Dr Maryam Golnaraghi
Chief, Disaster Risk Reduction Programme
World Meteorological Organization
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Tel: + 41-(0) 22-730-8006
Fax: + 41-(0) 22-730-8023
Email: mgolnaraghi@wmo.int

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