Russia

Central Bank of the Russian Federation newest member of AFI Network

The Central Bank of the Russian Federation (CBR) has officially joined the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) as a principal member institution. The addition means the AFI Network is now comprised of 117 members from 94 nations worldwide.

CBR is the AFI Network's second principal member from Russia along with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation. The Russian Microfinance Center (RMC) is an associate member of AFI.

Financial inclusion seen as integral part of sustainable development at Russia's Gaidar Forum

The importance of financial inclusion as a unique driver of economic growth and social development took center stage this week at the Gaidar Forum, Russia's premier annual conference for policymakers, economists and private sector executives, held under the overarching theme "Sustainable Development" on 15-17 January 2014 at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in Moscow.

AFI Executive Director Alfred Hannig's Talking Points for the Gaidar Forum

2014-01-16
Publisher: AFI
Publishing Type: Presentations & Speeches
Language: en
Policy Initiatives: General FI
Country: Russia
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The Gaidar Forum was held at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration 15-17 January 2014 in Moscow, Russia. Download Alliance for Financial Inclusion's (AFI) Executive Director Alfred Hannig's talking points from the forum.

RMC voices intent to reduce unbanked population to under 10 percent by 2017 at Moscow conference

Russian Microfinance Center (RMC) President Mikhail Mamuta highlighted the goal of the Russian Federation to reduce the percentage of its population without access to formal financial services during the XII National Conference on Microfinance and Financial Inclusion held on 23-25 October 2013 in Moscow, Russia. RMC, a member institution of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), co-organized the event with the overarching theme of "Innovation and Consumer Protection – Implementing Client-Centric Approach”.

Twelfth National Conference on Microfinance and Financial Inclusion

Oct
23 - 25
2013
Type of event: AFI staff attending
Location: Moscow
Country: Russia

On 23-25 October 2013, the XII National Conference on Microfinance and Financial Inclusion "Innovation and Consumer Protection - Implementing Client-Centric Approach" will be held in Moscow, Russia.

GPFI Forum and Plenary

Oct
21 - 22
2013
Type of event: AFI staff attending
Location: St. Petersburg
Country: Russia

Innovations in Technology for Financial Inclusion (Russia)

2013-10-01
Publisher: GPF
Publishing Type: Presentations & Speeches
Language: en
Policy Initiatives: General FI
Country: Russia
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Innovations in Technology for Financial Inclusion (Russia) | 2013 Global Policy Forum

G20 commends AFI, Maya Declaration and SME Finance Working Group

Finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 emphasized the importance of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), the Maya Declaration and the AFI SME Finance Working Group (SMEFWG) during a meeting held 19-20 July 2013 in Moscow, Russia to review the current state of the global economy and discuss the required policies to stimulate economic growth in preparation for the upcoming G20 Leaders’ Summit.

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