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AFI PPD Convenes Public and Private Sector to Discuss DFS in Asia-Pacific

2016-08-09

Sessions reinforced the importance and relevance of the PPD, which brought together the players from the private and public sector to deliberate on effective DFS.

Policy area: Digital Financial Services

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Financial Inclusion a Priority at High-Level Dialogue in Incheon

2016-08-08

The meeting was an opportunity to gather regional momentum, scale up consolidated efforts and recalibrate the regional financial architecture to build a foundation for supporting implementation of the SDGs.

Policy area: General FI

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Vanuatu hosts Pacific Islands Regional Initiative Forum

2016-06-30

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) successfully co-hosted, along with the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV), the 2nd Annual AFI Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) Forum on 2-3 June 2016 in Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Policy area: General FI

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EGFIP Working to Drive Financial Inclusion in Pacific Region

2016-06-01

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) co-hosted the AFI Pacific Islands Regional Initiative’s (PIRI) fourth Experts Group Financial Inclusion Policy (EGFIP) Meeting on 1 June 2016 in Port Vila.

Policy area: General FI

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Vanuatu to Host 2nd Pacific Islands Regional Initiative Forum

2016-05-27

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), along with the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV), will co-host the 2nd Annual AFI Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) Forum in Port Vila, Vanuatu, on 2-3 June 2016.

Policy area: General FI

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PIRI workshop looks at strategies to expand inclusive insurance in the region

2016-04-21

The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) in association with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI), hosted a meeting in Nadi, Fiji on Regulatory Guidelines for Inclusive Insurance in the Pacific.

Policy area: General FI

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AFI promotes investment in a country-led, peer-to-peer approach at high-level ESCAP-RoK meeting

2016-03-31

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) sent a delegation to the Republic of Korea for this week’s important “First High-Level Follow-up Dialogue on Financing for Development in Asia and the Pacific,” to participate in a session dedicated to financial inclusion on 31 March 2016.

Policy area: General FI

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AFI to participate in UNESCAP-Republic of Korea High-Level Dialogue

2016-03-28

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) will send a delegation to the Republic of Korea for this week’s “First High-Level Follow-up Dialogue on Financing for Development in Asia and the Pacific.” The event will be co-hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea, on 30-31 March 2016 in Incheon.

Policy area: General FI

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Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) conducts consumer protection regulatory training in Tonga

2015-11-23

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) conducted a three-day regulatory capacity building training on consumer protection 18-20 November in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, to improve technical knowledge and understanding on important issues required to implement enabling market conduct policies and regulations.

Policy area: Consumer Empowerment and Market Conduct

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Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) technical group meets in Tonga

2015-11-17

NUKU’ALOFA, TONGA, 17 NOVEMBER 2015—The Alliance for Financial Inclusion’s (AFI) Experts Group for Financial Inclusion Policy (EGFIP), a technical group of the AFI Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI), convened on 17 November 2015 in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The meeting was co-hosted by AFI and the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT).

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