Three-day AFI training unleash creative thinking to effectively communicate gender & women’s financial inclusion

May 24th, 2018

Three-day AFI training unleash creative thinking to effectively communicate gender & women’s financial inclusion

Designing and delivering communication plans, messages and products that build greater awareness, and support for the Denarau Action Plan (DAP) and AFI’s initiatives on Women’s Financial Inclusion are main features of the three-day member training on Communicating Gender and Women’s Financial Inclusion, held in Kuala Lumpur…

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Congratulations to Governor Nabe and Governor Luoga, AfPI’s new Chair and Vice Chair

May 18th, 2018

Congratulations to Governor Nabe and Governor Luoga, AfPI’s new Chair and Vice Chair

Dr Louncény Nabe, Governor of Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée (BCRG), has been elected as the Chair of the African Regional Policy Initiative (AfPI) on 11 May 2018 during the 6th Annual AfPI Leaders Roundtable, co-hosted by BCRG and Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI).

Governor Nabe takes over from Dr. Rogerio Lucas Zandamela, Governor…

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Ghana’s first Mobile Money Interoperability System deepens financial inclusion and promotes cashless agenda

May 16th, 2018

Ghana’s first Mobile Money Interoperability System deepens financial inclusion and promotes cashless agenda

An active member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) network, Bank of Ghana (BoG) launched the country’s first Mobile Money Interoperability System through the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems Limited (GhlPSS).

The system was launched by Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Alhaji Mahamoud Bawumia on 10 May,…

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AFI members from Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) convene to discuss financial inclusion plans for the region

May 16th, 2018

AFI members from Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) convene to discuss financial inclusion plans for the region

The National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT) in partnership with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), hosted a Technical Team Meeting in Khujand City, Tajikistan between 14-15 May, 2018.

“Increasing financial literacy and access to financial services for the population are key factors for fast economic development. NBT…

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CEFI builds momentum on financial inclusion policy with its first batch of Certified Experts

May 15th, 2018

CEFI builds momentum on financial inclusion policy with its first batch of Certified Experts

Launched in September 2017 by Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in partnership with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), the Certified Expert in Financial Inclusion Policy (CEFI) online course builds momentum with double its registration rate for the second intake in March 2018.

CEFI is the first ever online course on…

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Africa is driving the use of digital financial services & FinTech for financial inclusion - 6th AfPI Annual Leaders Roundtable

May 10th, 2018

Africa is driving the use of digital financial services & FinTech for financial inclusion - 6th AfPI Annual Leaders Roundtable

Together with Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée (BCRG), the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) is hosting the 6th Annual Roundtable of the Leaders of the African Financial Inclusion Policy Initiative (AfPI), from 10-11 May 2018 in Conakry, Guinea.

The 6th Annual AfPI Leaders Roundtable is…

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Boosting financial inclusion through DFS, AfPI members attend AFI-PPD training in Conakry, Guinea

May 8th, 2018

Boosting financial inclusion through DFS, AfPI members attend AFI-PPD training in Conakry, Guinea

AFI members in Africa are addressing the challenges and risks that come with large-scale changes in digital financial services (DFS) during the two-day training held as part of the AFI Public Private Dialogue (PPD) platform, in Conakry, Guinea on 8 – 9 May 2018. The training is co-hosted together with Mastercard and GSMA. This is the first time…

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De-risking as a key challenge in remittances for international migrants, Dr. Hannig highlights at GFRID 2018 Asia-Pacific

May 8th, 2018

De-risking as a key challenge in remittances for international migrants, Dr. Hannig highlights at GFRID 2018 Asia-Pacific

“Collaboration is key to ensuring that stakeholders and relevant players in the financial ecosystem work together in aligning their goals and aspirations to provide inclusive financial services in a globalized economy,” emphasized AFI Executive Director, Dr. Alfred Hannig at the 2018 Global Forum on Remittances,…

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4th EGFIP meeting discusses how DFS and FinTech reinforce financial inclusion in Africa

May 7th, 2018

4th EGFIP meeting discusses how DFS and FinTech reinforce financial inclusion in Africa

Experts Group on Financial Inclusion Policy (EGFIP) for the African Financial Inclusion Policy Initiative (AfPI) held its fourth meeting in Conakry, Guinea, on 7 May 2018. Co-hosted by the on Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée (BCRG) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), the meeting gathered over 15 experts from 8 AFI member institutions…

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AFI Chair of Budget & Finance, Lorraine Seeto wins prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

May 7th, 2018

AFI Chair of Budget & Finance, Lorraine Seeto wins prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

Successful women, like Lor­raine Seeto, don’t just dream about being the best in their section or department. But rather the will to be the best in every area she spends time in.

- Excerpt from Fiji Sun Online

With 36 years of experience in the banking sector, Lorraine Seeto — the Chair of the Budget & Finance Committee (BFC) at…

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