AFI appreciates FIARI carrying forward the Sochi Accord, while focusing on capacity building & training in the Arab Region

December 12th, 2018

AFI appreciates FIARI carrying forward the Sochi Accord, while focusing on capacity building & training in the Arab Region

Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), as a co-founder of Financial Inclusion in the Arab Region Initiative (FIARI), appreciates our members and counterparts in this region carrying forward the Sochi Accord on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, said Dr. Alfred Hannig, AFI Executive Director in his opening remarks at…

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Arab Policymakers and Regulators, AMF, GIZ, AFI, World Bank Group to launch FinTech Symposium and Arab FinTech Agenda

December 11th, 2018

Arab policymakers and regulators, AMF, GIZ, AFI, World Bank Group to launch FinTech Symposium and Arab FinTech Agenda

Member institutions of the Financial Inclusion for the Arab Region Initiative (FIARI), partners and affiliates from the Arab region and beyond are meeting at the 2018 Arab #FinTex Symposium to discuss the latest international developments in Blockchain & Financial Inclusion and conducive approaches to financial technology…

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BCTL-AFI regional training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion to strengthen sustainable and inclusive financial growth

December 11th, 2018

BCTL-AFI regional training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion to strengthen sustainable and inclusive financial growth

Members of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) from the Pacific region, small island states in Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean are gathering in Dili, Timor-Leste for a regional training on FinTech for Financial Inclusion, organized by Banco Central de Timor-Leste (BCTL) and AFI on 10-13 December, 2018.…

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AFI congratulates Palestine on launching NFIS aimed at inclusive economic growth and sustainable development

December 2nd, 2018

AFI congratulates Palestine on launching NFIS aimed at inclusive economic growth and sustainable development

“Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) is proud to have journeyed with Palestinian Monetary Authority in the development and finalization of its National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS),” said AFI Executive Director Dr. Alfred Hannig in his keynote address during the NFIS launch ceremony organized by the Palestinian Monetary…

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Lesotho’s Financial Inclusion Day highlights strong call for collaboration & FinTech in advancing financial inclusion

November 29th, 2018

Lesotho’s Financial Inclusion Day highlights strong call for collaboration & FinTech in advancing financial inclusion

Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL), with support from the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and other stakeholders, organized a national forum themed, “Broadening the Horizons For All” in recognition of Lesotho’s Financial Inclusion Day. Held on 29 November 2018 in Maseru, Lesotho, the forum addressed collaboration and…

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AFI members share knowledge & experience in implementing national strategies to accelerate Burundi 2015-2020 NFIS

November 29th, 2018

AFI members share knowledge & experience in implementing national strategies to accelerate Burundi 2015-2020 NFIS

Together with Banque de la République du Burundi‏ (BRB), the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) launched a workshop on implementing a National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS), in Bujumbura, Burundi on 28 November, 2018. The workshop facilitated the exchange of knowledge and experiences from AFI members including Bank…

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Integrating financial inclusion and climate change in global debate and Nadi Action Agenda agreed by AFI members at first Green Financial Inclusion conference in Fiji

November 27th, 2018

Integrating financial inclusion and climate change in global debate and Nadi Action Agenda agreed by AFI members at first Green Financial Inclusion conference in Fiji

Capacity building, strengthening communications and advocacy, country groupings, and increased diplomacy are needed to integrate financial inclusion and climate change in global discourse on both topics, concluded participants during the final day of the “Smart Polices for…

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RBF and AFI join forces in global green financial inclusion to build resilience of the vulnerable & mitigate climate change threats

November 26th, 2018

RBF and AFI join forces in global green financial inclusion to build resilience of the vulnerable & mitigate climate change threats

Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) and Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) have joined forces in global green financial inclusion to help build resilience of the vulnerable and mitigate climate change threats.

The two institutions are co-hosting an international two-day conference, “Smart Policies for…

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Reserve Bank of Fiji and AFI to welcome delegates to the Smart Policies for Green Financial Inclusion conference in Nadi

November 23rd, 2018

Reserve Bank of Fiji and AFI to welcome delegates to the Smart Policies for Green Financial Inclusion conference in Nadi

Together with the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF), the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) is hosting the conference, Smart Policies for Green Financial Inclusion: Securing development gains and building resilience from 26-27 November, 2018 in Nadi, Fiji.

Part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI), the AFI…

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Cybersecurity is at the top of AFI’s agenda

November 18th, 2018

Cybersecurity is at the top of AFI’s agenda

“In the financial inclusion world, technology enabled financial services to the unbanked are revolutionary, but financial inclusion policymakers and regulators are not oblivious of the risks associated with increased digitization,” AFI’s Executive Director, Dr. Alfred Hannig said in his opening remarks at the 5th Annual Information Security Conference for Financial Sector in Doha, Qatar on 18…

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