25 November 2010
IRU has informed UNECE that the global insurance contract with Zurich Assurances will be terminated on 31 December 2010. All TIR Carnets distributed by IRU to member associations on or before 31 December 2010 will continue to be covered by Zurich Assurances.
All TIR Carnets distributed by IRU to member associations from 1 January 2011 will be covered by AXA Assurance S.A which will become the new global insurer of the TIR System. All TIR guaranteeing associations will be provided with new insurance cerificates for 2011 which the assosiations should forward to the competent authoritites of their respective countries.