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AFIR/ERM (Actuarial Approach for Financial Risks) was founded in 1988 and has as its objective the promotion of actuarial research in financial risks and problems.

ASTIN (Actuarial Studies in Non-life Insurance) was created in 1957 and has as its main objective is to promote actuarial research, particularly in non-life insurance. ASTIN is continually working to further develop the mathematical foundation of non-life insurance and reinsurance.

AWB (Actuaries Without Borders®) was created in 2003 to implement an exciting new volunteer program that would push forward actuarial involvement in developing economies.

IAAHS (International Actuarial Association Health Section) was created in 2003. The IAAHS promotes and facilitates international exchange of views, advice, research and practical information among actuaries involved with public and private health issues. These issues include policy and program design, research and planning, adequacy and services delivery, sustainability, insurance, pre-funding, and other financing methods.

IACA (International Association of Consulting Actuaries) was founded in 1968, independently of the IAA, to promote and facilitate sharing of ideas amongst international consulting actuaries. It was admitted as a section of the IAA in 1999.

IAALS (International Actuarial Association Life Section) was created in 2005 to promote actuarial research and the exchange of knowledge in the field of life insurance around the world.

PBSS (Pensions, Benefits, Social Security) was created in 2003 to serve actuaries around the world with personal, professional, educational, or research interests in social protection as well as actuaries with interests in the commercial, social, and public policy issues concerning the provision of pensions and other benefits. The scope of the PBSS covers public programs and private pension plans, mutual benefit organisations, commercial insurance and pension company contracts, annuities, share options, and other employee benefit provision.


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