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AFI and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management launch online training module for Financial Inclusion

2017-06-21

In collaboration with the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) will be launching its first online training module, ‘Certified Expert in Financial Inclusion Policy (CEFI)’.

Policy area: General FI

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De-Risking, FinTech and Gender in focus at the 9th Annual G-24/AFI Roundtable in Washington DC

2017-04-21

The Annual G-24/AFI Roundtable held at the IMF headquarters was attended by high-level AFI and G-24 participants from more than 25 countries.

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CEMC and SMEF Working Groups conclude meetings, look to add to AFI’s knowledge resources

2017-03-24

The Consumer Empowerment and Market Conduct and SME Finance Working Groups concluded their meetings in Seychelles on Thursday after 4 days of productive discussions.

Policy area: Consumer Empowerment and Market Conduct, Measuring Financial Inclusion, SME Finance, General FI, Emerging Financial Inclusion Areas

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VISA and members of AFI explore small merchant acceptance during PPD training

2017-03-23

AFI and Visa, through the AFI Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) platform, brought together 100 AFI members in Victoria, Seychelles for a training session on 'Small Merchant Acceptance: A Path to Financial Inclusion'.

Policy area: Digital Financial Services

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AFI opens bidding process for the 2018 Global Policy Forum

2017-03-01

AFI has officially opened the process for its members to bid on becoming the host of the 2018 Global Policy Forum. As a GPF host, AFI members are able to position their country and institution in the global arena and demonstrate commitment as a financial inclusion leader.

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AFI Steering Committee Chair, Daniel Schydlowsky, presented with inaugural Edward W. Claugus Award

2015-10-02

The inaugural ACCION Edward W. Claugus Award, which recognizes financial inclusion leaders who have made important contributions, was presented to Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Steering Committee Chair, Dr. Daniel Schydlowsky, at a ceremony held in New York on Thursday.

Policy area: General FI

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AFI Executive Director Alfred Hannig set as panelist for flagship WB/IMF session in Peru

2015-09-21

On 8 October 2015, Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Executive Director Alfred Hannig will join of panel of experts to discuss financial inclusion at a flagship session of the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru.

Policy area: General FI

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UNGA Agenda for Sustainable Development, Addis Ababa Action Agenda “crowning achievement”

2015-09-21

The General Assembly of the United Nations closed its 69th session on 14 September 2015 in New York City, giving the international community a clear ‘post-MDG’ roadmap with the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Policy area: General FI

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G-24/AFI policymakers discuss financial inclusion and global standards: Opportunities and risks

2015-04-30

Members of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four (G24) participated in the seventh annual G24-AFI Policymakers’ Roundtable, held in April during the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank.

Policy area: General FI

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Alliance for Financial Inclusion highlighted in ‘Zero’ Draft of the Addis Ababa Accord

2015-03-30

This month, in the lead up to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, the Co-Facilitators of the preparatory process issued the ‘zero’ draft of the official conference outcome document.

Policy area: General FI

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