FILAC’s 5th EGFIP meeting discusses gender inclusion, inclusive green finance and digital financial services

April 26th, 2019

FILAC’s 5th EGFIP meeting discusses gender inclusion, inclusive green finance and digital financial services

The 5th meeting of the Experts Group on Financial Inclusion Policy (EGFIP) for the Financial Inclusion Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC) concluded on April 26 with members agreeing on an ambitious agenda following intense discussions on the findings of several upcoming reports.

Co-hosted by Peru’s…

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Peru banking superintendency SBS & AFI to host FILAC meeting in Lima

April 19th, 2019

Peru banking superintendency SBS & AFI to host FILAC meeting in Lima

Peru’s Superintendency of Banking, Insurance and Private Pension Fund Administrators (SBS) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) will next week co-host a two-day meeting of experts in Lima as part of its Financial Inclusion Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC).

The 5th Meeting of the FILAC Experts Group on Financial Inclusion Policy (…

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Public and private sector leaders discuss response to cybersecurity risks in financial inclusion at PPD Roundtable in Washington D.C.

April 15th, 2019

Public and private sector leaders discuss response to cybersecurity risks in financial inclusion at PPD Roundtable in Washington D.C.

Cybersecurity poses a real threat to financial inclusion with digital innovations designed to reach the unserved and unbanked potentially exposing users to new types of risks, speakers said on 11 April at Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) High-Level Roundtable in Washington D…

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G-24/AFI High-Level Roundtable highlights need for technology, change of mindset & multi-pronged approach to realize gender equality in financial inclusion

April 11th, 2019

G-24/AFI High-Level Roundtable highlights need for technology, change of mindset & multi-pronged approach to realize gender equality in financial inclusion

Technological innovations must form part of a multi-pronged approach that tackles gender inequality in financial inclusion and promotes greater female representation in top leadership  positions, speakers said on 10 April at the 11th G-24/AFI Policymakers’ Roundtable on Financial…

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Gender & youth must feature in policy interventions to achieve financial inclusion, AFI’s DED Mumba closes FISPLG & SMEFWG in Zambia

April 5th, 2019

Gender & youth must feature in policy interventions to achieve financial inclusion, AFI’s DED Mumba closes FISPLG & SMEFWG in Zambia

Gender and youth were highlighted as crucial for financial inclusion during the 14th Financial Inclusion Strategy Peer Learning Group (FISPLG) and 12th SME Finance Working Group (SMEFWG) Meetings in Zambia.

Co-hosted by the Bank of Zambia (BoZ) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) from…

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G-24 and AFI to co-host 11th Policymakers’ Roundtable on Financial Inclusion at the Spring Meetings in Washington D.C.

April 3rd, 2019

G-24 and AFI to co-host 11th Policymakers’ Roundtable on Financial Inclusion at the Spring Meetings in Washington D.C.


The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and Group of Twenty-Four (G-24) will host on 10 April the 11th Annual Policymakers’ Roundtable on Financial Inclusion at the 2019 Spring Meetings in Washington D.C.

Around 100 delegates are expected to attend the event at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…

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BoZ Governor Kalyalya highlights SMEs & poverty reduction at opening of FISPLG-SMEF working group meetings in Livingstone

April 2nd, 2019

Bank of Zambia Governor highlights SMEs and poverty reduction at opening of FISPLG-SMEF working group meetings


Bank of Zambia (BoZ) Governor Dr. Denny Kalyalya emphasised the importance of financial inclusion in tackling poverty at the start of the 14th Financial Inclusion Strategy Peer Learning Group (FISPLG) and 12th SME Finance Working Group (SMEFWG) Meetings in Livingstone.

In his opening remarks, Dr. Kalyalya warned that…

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WWB & AFI gather central bankers & senior policymakers to kick off inaugural Leadership and Diversity Program for Regulators

April 1st, 2019

Women’s World Banking and Alliance for Financial Inclusion gather central bankers and senior policymakers from around the world to kick off its inaugural Leadership and Diversity Program for Regulators


Oxford, England – Women’s World Banking, in partnership with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), welcome 40 leaders from 20 central banks and other regulatory bodies from developing and emerging countries this week to Oxford…

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Frontier technology risks & rewards highlighted as CEMC and DFS working group meetings end in Nassau

March 30th, 2019

Frontier technology risks & rewards highlighted as CEMC and DFS working group meetings end in Nassau

Rapid developments in frontier technologies can boost regulatory compliance and cut long-term costs but expose institutions to risks in data privacy and protection, participants highighted on March 29 during working group meetings in Nassau.

Speaking at the Consumer Empowerment and Market Conduct Working Group (CEMCWG) and Digital…

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Nearly 50 countries to attend FIS and SME Finance working group meetings in Zambia

March 29th, 2019

Nearly 50 countries to attend FIS and SME Finance working group meetings in Zambia 

The Bank of Zambia (BoZ) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) will host four days of working group meetings aimed at advancing financial inclusion issues and addressing the challenges faced by marginalised groups, such as women and youth, in accessing quality formal financial services.

Nearly 90 members from 46 countries are expected to…

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