March 27th, 2019
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…
March 21st, 2019
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…
Financial growth & inclusion ensure stable societies and reduce poverty, Mozambique Governor tells Global Solutions Panel
March 20th, 2019
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…
Ownership, governance, equality & healthy competition: key to global financial inclusion solutions, AFI ED tells Global Solutions Forum
March 19th, 2019
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…
Africa & MENA office supports AFI’s push for regional proximity, in-country implementation and decentralization
March 18th, 2019
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…
March 15th, 2019
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…
March 14th, 2019
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:…
Central Bank of Egypt and AFI co-host FID and GSP Working Groups Meetings in Cairo from March 11-14, 2019
March 11th, 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…
March 8th, 2019
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…
March 8th, 2019
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…