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CEFI, the online training for financial inclusion by AFI and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

2019-11-29

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

Policy area: General FI

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Policy & regulatory solutions converge at global FinTech dialogue

2019-09-26

Amid a global convergence in policy and regulatory solutions in the financial inclusion and financial technology (FinTech), around 70 senior regulators from developing and developed countries are gathering in Prague for the first-of-its-kind global dialogue on inclusive FinTech.

Policy area: Digital Financial Services, General FI

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Climate change youth activist urges regulators to act now!

2019-09-13

Climate change youth activist urges regulators to act now!   Fifteen-year old climate change activist Leah Namugerwa urged participants at the 2019 AFI Global Policy Forum (GPF) to respond with haste to the current climate emergency, reminding them that it is the youngest generations who will suffer most from inaction.

Policy area: General FI, Emerging Financial Inclusion Areas

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

2019-03-20

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.

Policy area: General FI, Emerging Financial Inclusion Areas

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Banco de Portugal & AFI organize their first training together as part of BCPLP protocol with support from Banco Central do Brasil

2018-02-20

Banco de Portugal (BP) and AFI are holding their first training together from 19-23 February, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. The five-day member training, Programme Training Personal Financial Management Trainers (PTPFMT), is held with support from Banco Central do Brasil (BCB), an active member of the AFI network since September 2010.

Policy area: General FI

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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 Public-Private Dialogue platform to advance global financial inclusion featured at WEF in Davos

2015-01-27

During this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) hosted a special high level meeting on 21 January to discuss how greater dialogue and cooperation between the public and private actors could accelerate the progress of financial inclusion policy and help improve the lives of the world’s unbanked.

Policy area: General FI

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AFI members share core strengths, belief in financial inclusion with counterparts in developed nations

2013-07-01

At the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (FS) "Developing and Developed Country Perspectives on Financial Inclusion: A Global Dialogue" conference on 28 June 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany, policymakers from developing and emerging economies met with peers from developed nations to exchange knowledge on specific policy and regulatory domains relevant to their common objectives of furthering fin

Policy area: General FI

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Developing, developed country policymakers to meet for global dialogue on financial inclusion

2013-06-14

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) and the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management (FS) will co-host the "Developing and Developed Country Perspectives on Financial Inclusion: A Global Dialogue" in Frankfurt, Germany on 28 June 2013. 

Policy area: General FI

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2011 G-20 Cannes Summit concludes with release of documents supporting financial inclusion

2011-11-06

The recently concluded 2011 G-20 Cannes Summit marked the sixth meeting of the G-20 heads of government in a series of on-going discussions about financial markets and the world economy. Participants included leaders and representatives of the core members of the G-20 major economies as well as representatives of other nations and regional organizations.

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