Governor of the Central Bank of The Bahamas opens CEMC and DFS working group meetings in Nassau

March 27th, 2019

Governor of the Central Bank of The Bahamas opens CEMC and DFS WG meetings in Nassau

The Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) Governor John Rolle and Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Chief Operating Office Chee Soo Yuen welcomed participants to joint working group meetings in Nassau on March 26.

The CBOB and AFI are co-hosting over 100 participants from 56 member institutions who are attending the first day of meetings for AFI’s…

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AFI members to meet in Nassau for CEMC and DFS joint working group meetings

March 21st, 2019

AFI members to meet in Nassau for CEMC and DFS joint working group meetings

Over 100 participants from 52 countries are expected to attend meetings of the Consumer Empowerment and Market Conduct Working Group (CEMCWG) and Digital Financial Services Working Group (DFSWG) working groups in Nassau, co-hosted by the Central Bank of The Bahamas (CBOB) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI).

CBOB Governor John Rolle and AFI Chief…

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Financial growth & inclusion ensure stable societies and reduce poverty, Mozambique Governor tells Global Solutions Panel

March 20th, 2019

Financial growth & inclusion ensure stable societies and reduce poverty, Mozambique Governor tells Global Solutions Panel

Financial inclusion is key to maintaining stable societies and reducing poverty by ensuring that growth is more equally distributed among populations, particularly in rural areas, Bank of Mozambique Governor Dr. Rogerio Zandamela said at the Global Solutions Summit on March 19, 2019.

Speaking at a panel…

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Ownership, governance, equality & healthy competition: key to global financial inclusion solutions, AFI ED tells Global Solutions Forum

March 19th, 2019

Ownership, governance, equality & healthy competition: key to global financial inclusion solutions, AFI ED tells Global Solutions Forum

Emerging and developing countries are championing ground-breaking financial inclusion policies through ownership, equality, peer learning and peer pressure, AFI Executive Director Dr. Alfred Hannig told Implementors Forum at the Global Solutions Summit in Berlin.

Addressing an audience of…

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Africa & MENA office supports AFI’s push for regional proximity, in-country implementation and decentralization

March 18th, 2019

Africa & MENA office supports AFI’s push for regional proximity, in-country implementation and decentralization

Amid the drum of construction, the booming metropolis of Abidjan recently became home to the Alliance for Financial Inclusion’s (AFI) first regional office, set up to provide tailored, immediate responses to AFI members as their demand for in-country implementation support increases.

Hosted by the Ministry of the…

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AFI’s GSP and FID Working Groups collaborate on data components for AML/CFT knowledge products

March 15th, 2019

AFI's GSP and FID Working Groups collaborate on data components for AML/CFT knowledge products 

Members from two working groups agreed at an event co-hosted by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) to collaborate on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT).

Financial Inclusion Data Working Group (FIDWG) and Global Standards Proportionality Working Group (GSPWG) will…

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Bank Al-Maghrib Governor highlights FinTech and gender inequality at 60th Anniversary Celebrations

March 14th, 2019

Bank Al-Maghrib Governor highlights FinTech and gender inequality at 60th Anniversary Celebrations

Bank Al-Maghrib (BAM) Governor Abdellatif Jouahri marked the Moroccan central bank’s 60th anniversary at a conference held in the capital of Rabat, by highlighting the importance of financial technology (FinTech) in an ever-changing banking environment.

Speaking at the Digital Transformation - Balancing FinTech Opportunities and Risks:…

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Central Bank of Egypt and AFI co-host FID and GSP Working Groups Meetings in Cairo from March 11-14, 2019

March 11th, 2019

Central Bank of Egypt and AFI co-host FID and GSP Working Groups Meetings in Cairo from March 11-14, 2019

Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Lobna Helal and Deputy Executive Director of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Norbert Mumba inaugurated a series of key working group meetings in Cairo on Monday 11 March. This is the second event co-organized by the two institutions.

Around 100 participants…

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The importance of amending gender inequalities, AFI ED wishes all happy International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2019

The importance of amending gender inequalities, AFI ED wishes all happy International Women’s Day

I wanted to wish everyone a great International Women’s Day. Celebrated today around the world, it reflects AFI’s dedication to promoting the gender agenda.

Women are at the heart of AFI. Our commitment to gender and women’s financial inclusion is spearheaded by the adoption and effective implementation of the Denarau Action Plan, which…

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More than 90 members to meet in Cairo for FID, GSP Working Group Meetings

March 8th, 2019

More than 90 members to meet in Cairo for FID, GSP Working Group Meetings

More than 90 participants from 46 institutions will convene in Cairo for a series of working group meetings co-hosted by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) from 11-14 March 2019.

The event will see members from AFI’s Financial Inclusion Data (FID) and Global Standards Proportionality (GSP) working groups gather to…

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