Global Policy Forum

  • The AFI Global Policy Forum
    The AFI Global Policy Forum

The AFI Global Policy Forum is the World's Most Important Forum for Financial Inclusion Policymakers

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) organizes the Global Policy Forum (GPF) as the keystone event for its membership. Each year, it is co-hosted by a different member institution in a different region of the world. 

AFI has more than 100 member institutions representing over 90 nations across the globe, making the GPF the most important and comprehensive forum for regulatory institutions with an interest in the promotion of financial inclusion policy. The Forum is focused on the development and improvement of national financial inclusion strategies and policies, and is used as a platform for senior financial regulators to exchange ideas and engage in peer-to-peer learning activities.

The 2016 GPF was co-hosted by the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) in Nadi, Fiji, on 7-9 September 2016 under the theme "Building the Pillars of Sustainable Inclusion." To learn more about key outcomes and highlights from the Forum, read this recap.

Ahead of the GPF, the AFI members also held the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to hear reports on AFI’s progress, particularly the network’s impact on global dialogue, as more heads of state and international organizations are highlighting the importance of financial inclusion on the development agenda and for economic growth and stability.

The 2017 GPF will be held in Egypt.

Watch

View key sessions from the GPF on the video embed below or click here to watch direct on Live Stream.

Past Global Policy Forums

2015
MOZAMBIQUE
2015 Global Policy Forum (GPF) Report: Inspiring Innovation to Advance Inclusion

The 2015 GPF brought together over 500 senior financial inclusion policymakers, regulators, international organizations and private sector partners to Maputo, Mozambique

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2014
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
The 2014 Global Policy Forum (GPF) Report: Global Partnerships, National Goals, Empowering People

Exploring global financial inclusion issues under the broad theme. ‘Global Partnerships, National Goals, Empowering People’.

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2013
MALAYSIA
The 2013 Global Policy Forum (GPF) Report: Driving Policies for Optimal Impact

The Forum brought together more than 400 participants from 82 countries worldwide.

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2012
SOUTH AFRICA
The 2012 Global Policy Forum (GPF) Report: Making Financial Inclusion Real

The 2012 AFI Global Policy Forum Report

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2011
MEXICO
The 2011 Global Policy Forum (GPF) Report: Taking Stock, Setting Goals, Moving Forward

The 2011 AFI Global Policy Forum Report

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2010
INDONESIA
The 2010 Global Policy Forum (GPF) Report: Taking Financial Inclusion to the Next Level

The 2010 AFI Global Policy Forum Report

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2009
KENYA
The 2009 Global Policy Forum (GPF) Report: A Marketplace of Ideas

The 2009 AFI Global Policy Forum Report

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