AFI Events

AFI LAC Regulatory Policy Forum

1 - 2
Type of event: AFI Events
Location: Bogata
Country: Colombia

A workshop of AFI member institutions in LAC and industry participants focused on:

  • Helping attendees have a better understanding of developments in the digital financial services landscape, including digital payments, underlying technology risks management and the implications of various digital financial inclusion models.
  • Providing an overview of the role of digital payments with regards to Financial Inclusion efforts, while focusing on the changing payments landscape and new regulatory frameworks
  • Learning about policy initiatives implemented throughout Latin America and the Caribbean geared towards innovation and new technologies supporting digital financial services.

Expert Group on Financial Inclusion Policy & Consumer Protection Regulatory Trainning

17 - 20
2015-11-17 @ 09:00 - 2015-11-20 @ 17:00
Type of event: AFI Events
Country: Tonga
Region: Pacific

G24/AFI Policymakers Roundtable at World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings

Oct 7
Type of event: AFI Events
Location: Lima
Country: Peru

G-24/AFI Policymakers’ Roundtable on Financial Inclusion

Theme: “Stemming the tide of De-Risking through Innovative Technologies and Partnerships

Lima Convention Center, 'Matteo Salado', 4th floor

Wednesday 7 October 2015, 18:00 20:00 


Capacity Building Workshop: Supervision and Oversight of E-money

20 - 21
Type of event: AFI Events
Location: Yamoussoukro

AFI is organizing on 20 and 21 July 2015 in Yamoussoukro, in the context of the implementation of the Strategic Plan of AMPI in partnership with MasterCard, a Regulatory Capacity Building Workshop for staff in AFI member institutions in Africa directly in charge of the supervision and the oversight of payment systems and/or e-money. The work is expected to:

  • Help the attendees have a better understanding of the developments surrounding interoperability and interconnectivity, managing underlying technology risks and the implications of various business models on financial inclusion;
  • Provide an overview of ways to ensure integrity of digital payment systems through compliance;
  • Explore some of the new business models and innovations that are driving merchant acceptance in markets.

AFI Joint Learning Program on Financial Inclusion Data and Measurement

12 - 14
Type of event: AFI Events
Location: Mexico City
Country: Mexico

Building on the success of its first Joint Learning Program in November 2014, Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores (CNBV) is hosting a second program to continue the exchange of knowledge and experiences among Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) member institutions. This practical and interactive seminar, held over three days in Mexico City, will focus on financial inclusion data and measurement.


The program will cover the following key areas: 

  • Availability and quality of international data sources
  • CNBV’s data collection process and requirements
  • AFI financial inclusion indicators
  • Supply- and demand-side measurements in Mexico
  • Design and results of the National Survey for Financial Inclusion (ENIF)
  • Initiatives for developing financial inclusion databases and indicators


  • Medium- and senior-level staff from AFI member institutions responsible for data and measurement projects 
  • Other public officials and policymakers from AFI member institutions interested in financial inclusion data and measurement


  • To learn from a regulatory body with proven results and vast experience in financial inclusion data strategies and tools
  • To collaborate with AFI members, learn from the policymaking experiences of others and share knowledge of financial inclusion policies that have delivered tangible results


  • Day 1: International data sources 
  • Day 2: Supply- and demand-side measurement 
  • Day 3: Financial inclusion indicators 

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AFI-BNM Training Program: Financial Inclusion Strategy and Data

26 - 29
Type of event: AFI Events
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia

African Mobile Financial Services Policy Initiative Meeting

23 - 24
Type of event: AFI Events
Location: Yamoussoukro

Bridging the Gap: Financial Policy Solutions for Women in Africa

Jul 22
Type of event: AFI Events
Location: Yamoussoukro

The Alliance of Financial Inclusion (AFI) is organizing a conference under the theme “Bridging the Gap: Financial Inclusion Policy Solutions for Women in Africa”. The one-day event will be held on July 22, 2015 in Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire, ahead of the 3rd Annual African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI) Leaders’ Roundtable, which will be held on July 23 to 24, 2015.


  • To develop a common understanding of the role that financial regulators can play in advancing financial inclusion for women, while appreciating that there are no one size fits all solutions for countries with diverse cultural contexts
  • To increase awareness among AFI members on how to develop suitable innovative financial inclusion policies and strategies that help closing the financial inclusion gender gap
  • To explore further opportunities for a continuing or expanding work within the AFI network in promoting gender equality in finance regionally and/or globally


Up to 150 participants comprising leaders of AFI African member institutions and representatives from other relevant stakeholders (such as multilateral and international development agencies/banks and private foundations).


Bridging the Gap: Financial Inclusion Policy Solutions for Women in Africa Draft Agenda

AFI-BNM Training Program: Business Conduct and Consumer Protection

8 - 12
Type of event: AFI Events
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia