An International Symposium on “Insulating Marine Fisheries Sector in South Asia from Uncertainties: Global Experience with Insurance” was held on 6th May 2022 as a side-event during the 12th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (IFAF). The Symposium was organized by the BOBP-IGO, CMFRI and TNJFU in collaboration with the World Bank. During the event, speakers from the World Bank, FAO, APRACA, Nalanda University and ICICI-Lambard explained the global development in insurance and emerging challenges, need to consider the capability of the poor while designing insurance products and the delivery of benefits. Country representatives from Sri Lanka, Maldives, India, Bangladesh, and Thailand presented their experiences and plans for mitigating the risks of marine fishers. Dr. C. Suvarna, Chief Executive, NFDB inaugurated the Symposium. Dr. K.S. Palanisamy, IAS, Commissioner of Fisheries, Tamil Nadu, and Dr J.K. Jena, DDG (Fisheries), ICAR were the Guests of Honour. The proceedings of the Symposium may be watched at https://youtu.be/Rkr6539F94E!