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African Insurance Organisation (AIO)

est. 1972


The African Insurance Organization (AIO) is a non-governmental organization established in 1972 and recognized by many African governments. The Permanent Secretariat of the AIO was set up in Cameroon, following the signature of the headquarters agreement with the government of that country.


AIO aims to promote inter-African co-operation in insurance and to develop a healthy insurance and reinsurance industry on the continent. AIO’s activities include:

  • Organizing the Annual African Insurance Conference and General Assembly, the African Reinsurance Forum, and the Life Insurance Seminar, and other workshops and seminars
  • Supervisory/regulatory capacity building and promotion of special work programmes
  • Publication of the African Insurance Annual Review
  • Encouraging research through the AIO book award
  • Dissemination of information about African insurance events through its online platform