Leaders of the Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) set to meet in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea for the 3rd PIRI Leaders Roundtable

May 29th, 2017

Leaders of the Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) set to meet in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea for the 3rd PIRI Leaders Roundtable

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AFI Members meet in Mexico for JLP on Proportionate Regulations for Financial Inclusion

May 23rd, 2017

AFI Members meet in Mexico City to Attend Joint Learning Programme on Proportionate Regulations for Financial Inclusion

A five-day Joint Learning Programme on Proportionate Regulations for Financial Inclusion, a capacity building initiative of AFI started today in Mexico City. The programme is being attended by 20 members from the AFI network from 17 countries,…

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AMPI expands mandate and adopts new name at 5th Annual Leaders Roundtable in Maputo

May 17th, 2017

AMPI expands mandate and adopts new name at 5th Annual Leaders Roundtable in Maputo

Leaders and officials from 24 AFI member institutions in Africa, along with representatives from financial services providers and international development agencies, attended the 5th Annual Roundtable of the Leaders of the African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI) in Maputo on 11-12 May 2017 on the theme “Driving Change for Financial…

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AFI to establish regional office in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

May 12th, 2017

AFI to establish regional office in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), announced on Thursday 11th May 2017 in Maputo, at the 5th Annual Roundtable of the Leaders of the African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI), that the AFI Regional Office in Africa will be hosted by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Côte d'Ivoire and the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) in Abidjan, Côte…

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AFI, AMF and GIZ Promote Financial Inclusion in the Arab Region

May 5th, 2017

AFI, AMF and GIZ Partnership Promote Financial Inclusion in the Arab Region

 

Strategic Context and Background

Arab countries have recognized Financial Inclusion as a key policy objective to reduce poverty, boost economic growth, and contribute to financial stability. Indeed, according to Global Findex Data, enabled financial inclusion can help bring 71 percent of the region’s individuals into the formal economy and offer…

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African leaders to converge in Mozambique for the 5th Annual AMPI Leaders’ Roundtable

May 4th, 2017

African leaders to converge in Mozambique for the 5th Annual AMPI Leaders’ Roundtable

 

AFI will gather over 80 leaders from 31 member institutions along with public and private stakeholders, for the 5th Annual Leader’s Roundtable of the African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative (AMPI) on 11-12 May in Maputo, Mozambique.

The meeting will be co-hosted by AFI member institution, Banco de Moçambique on the theme…

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GPFI-AFI High-Level Forum on the Financial Inclusion of Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs) in Berlin

May 3rd, 2017

GPFI-AFI High-Level Forum on the Financial Inclusion of Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs) in Berlin

In the context of the German G20 Presidency a High-Level Forum on the Financial Inclusion of Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs) was co-organised by the Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) and AFI on 26 April 2017, pertinently preceding the GPFI Forum and Plenary which will take place this week.  The issue is one of Germany’s four…

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AFI FID Working Group and FIS Peer Learning Group to develop joint knowledge products

April 26th, 2017

AFI FID Working Group and FIS Peer Learning Group to develop joint knowledge products

Nestled in the picturesque hills of Dushanbe and overlooking the Varzob river, more than 70 AFI members gathered for the 15th Financial Inclusion Data (FID) and 10th Financial Inclusion Strategy Peer Learning Group Meetings in Tajikistan this week. Co-hosted by the National Bank of Tajikistan, the joint meetings will be conducted from 24th-28th April and is…

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De-Risking, FinTech and Gender in focus at the 9th Annual G-24/AFI Roundtable in Washington DC

April 21st, 2017

De-Risking, FinTech and Gender in focus at the 9th Annual G-24/AFI Roundtable in Washington D.C.

The Annual G-24/AFI Roundtable took place on 19 April in Washington DC, marking the 9th anniversary of this important event.The meeting, held at the IMF headquarters, was attended by high-level AFI and G-24 participants from more than 25 countries. Representatives from the World Bank, IMF, FSB, BMGF and The Omidyar Network were also in attendance…

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AFI Financial Inclusion Data (FID) Working Group and Financial Inclusion Strategy (FIS) Peer Learning Group set to meet in Tajikistan

April 17th, 2017

AFI Financial Inclusion Data (FID) Working Group and Financial Inclusion Strategy (FIS) Peer Learning Group set to meet in Tajikistan


 
AFI members from 42 countries will meet in Dushanbe, Tajikistan from 24 – 28 April for the Alliance’s 10th Financial Inclusion Strategy (FIS) Peer Learning Group and 15th Financial Inclusion Data (FID) Working Group Meetings.
 
Co-hosted by the National Bank of Tajikistan, the…

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