AFI recognized as “a vital accelerator platform for progress on financial inclusion policy” by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

September 21st, 2017

AFI recognized as “a vital accelerator platform for progress on financial inclusion policy” by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) was recognized by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a key driving force to advance financial inclusion in developing and emerging countries. AFI’s Maya Commitment platform was cited as a “vital accelerator platform for progress on financial inclusion policy…

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Software Group becomes newest partner in AFI’s Public-Private Dialogue Platform (PPD)

September 19th, 2017

Software Group becomes newest partner in AFI’s Public-Private Dialogue Platform (PPD)

Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and Software Group, a global technology company that specializes in delivery channel and integration solutions for financial services institutions, are launching a cooperation within AFI’s Public-Private Dialogue Platform (PPD) to advance financial inclusion in Africa. The partnership will support implementation of AFI…

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AFI launches its Africa Regional Office

September 15th, 2017

AFI launches its Africa Regional Office

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) launched its Regional Office in Africa on 15 September 2017 during the 2017 AFI Global Policy Forum (GPF) held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The AFI Africa Regional Office is hosted by the Ministry of the Economy and Finance of Cote d’Ivore and the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO), in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. 

 

“The AFI Regional Office in…

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AMF, GIZ and AFI launch Financial Inclusion in the Arab Region Initiative (FIARI)

September 14th, 2017

In the presence of H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt AMF, GIZ and AFI launch Financial Inclusion in the Arab Region Initiative (FIARI) Under the Auspices of the Council of Arab Central Banks and Monetary Agencies’ Governors, and in the presence of President of Egypt, H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, and the…

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Introducing the Sharm El Sheikh Climate Change Accord

September 13th, 2017

Introducing the Sharm El Sheikh Climate Change Accord

The Annual General Meeting of the AFI membership council met today in Sharm El Sheikh. The meeting received AFI’s Annual Performance reports and deliberated on AFI’s strategic approach to elevating its role in issuing guidance to members.

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The 2nd AFI Annual General Meeting Commences at the 2017 AFI Global Policy Forum

September 13th, 2017

The 2nd AFI Annual General Meeting Commences at the 2017 AFI Global Policy Forum Welcome back, AFI members!

The 2nd AFI Annual General Meeting (AGM) kicks off today with various topics that are debated throughout the day.

Prof. Benno Ndulu, Governor of the Bank of Tanzania and Chair of the AFI Board of Directors, along with AFI Executive Director, Dr. Alfred Hannig open the AGM, while the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt, Mr.…

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AFI Global Policy Forum warms up with Working Group meetings and a press meet

September 12th, 2017

AFI Global Policy Forum warms up with Working Group meetings and a press meet

As an announcement of the week of events, H.E. the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt, Mr. Tarek Amer, AFI Executive Director, Dr. Alfred Hannig and the Chairwoman of the AFI Gender and Women’s Financial Inclusion Committee, Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula gather to hold a news conference at the 2017 AFI Global Policy Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Over 80…

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AFI offers its members first online course ever on financial inclusion policy

September 5th, 2017

AFI offers its members first online course ever on financial inclusion policy

Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) launched its Certified Expert in Financial Inclusion Policy (CEFI), an e-course developed in collaboration with the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. This is the first online course ever on financial inclusion policy. It is designed to help develop knowledge on the policy aspects of financial inclusion issues,…

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AFI Global Policy Forum 13-15 September 2017 Sharm El Sheikh Egypt

September 4th, 2017

THE 2017 AFI GLOBAL POLICY FORUM 13-15 SEPTEMBER, 2017 SHARM EL SHEIKH, EGYPT

The 9th AFI Global Policy Forum (GPF) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt will be held from 13-15 September 2017. Co-hosted by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), this will be the first time that AFI’s flagship event is hosted in the Arab region. Gathering over 800 participants, the Forum will be highlighting innovative financial…

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BNM and AFI organize a week-long training on Financial Inclusion Strategy and Data

August 7th, 2017

BNM and AFI organize a week-long training on Financial Inclusion Strategy and Data

 

Bank Negara Malaysia and Alliance for Financial Inclusion are organizing a training - Financial Inclusion Strategy and Data from 7 – 11 August 2017 in Kuala Lumpur. The week-long training was opened by Ms. Kristina Rai, Director, Human Capital Development Centre, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Mr. Norbert Mumba, Deputy Executive Director, Alliance…

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