Financial Inclusion Strategy and Data Member Training - Opening Remarks AFI Deputy Executive Director, Norbert Mumba

August 10th, 2018

Why do we continue to run this training on national financial inclusion strategy or NFIS and data and why does it continue to attract such great response?

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4th PIRI High-Level Forum - Keynote address from Minister of Finance, Hon. Sili Epa Tuioti

June 26th, 2018

It is my pleasure to be with you this morning to welcome all of you to our islands on behalf of the Government and People of Samoa. To our guests who had traveled from within the Pacific and beyond, to attend the 4th Pacific Island Regional Initiative.

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4th PIRI High-Level Forum - Opening Remarks from AFI Deputy Executive Director, Norbert Mumba

June 26th, 2018

The theme of this year’s high-level forum “Fintech for Financial Inclusion in the Pacific Islands” is a timely one to explore. With the challenges that the region and other small islands face, the disruption in financial technology (Fintech) offers great opportunities to address these challenges.

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6th AfPI Leaders' Roundtable - Opening remarks from His Excellency, Prime Minister of the Republic of Guinea Mamady Youla

May 14th, 2018

C'est pour moi un grand plaisir d’être parmi vous ce matin pour le lancement de la 6ème Table Ronde annuelle des Décideurs de l'Initiative Africaine de politiques d’inclusion financière/African Financial Inclusion Policy Initiative (AfPI).

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6th AfPI Leaders' Roundtable - Opening remarks from Governor Dr. Lounceny Nabe of Central Bank of Guinea

May 14th, 2018

Je me réjouis de prendre la parole ce matin pour exprimer la joie de la République de Guinée d’accueillir la 6ème Table Ronde annuelle des Décideurs de l'Initiative Africaine de politiques d’inclusion financière.

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AFI 10th Anniversary Commemoration Dinner in Conakry, Guinea - Speech by Jenifer Sullivan, 2nd Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Seychelles

May 11th, 2018

AFI 10th Anniversary Commemoration Dinner Conakry, Guinea 10 May, 2018 AFI 10th Anniversary Commemoration Speech by Ms. Jenifer Sullivan, Second Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Seychelles - Honourable Governor of the Central Bank of Guinea, - Executive Director of AFI, - Distinguished Guests, - Mesdames et Messieurs Bonsoir. J'ai l'honneur et le plaisir de vous adresser alors que nous célébrons cette anneé le dixième anniversaire de la creation du L'Alliance pour l'inclusion financière.

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6th AfPI Leaders' Roundtable - Opening Remarks by Dr. Alfred Hannig, AFI Executive Director

May 10th, 2018

We can say with confidence that we have come a long way in the last 10 years. However, we are still facing challenges. A glimpse at the most recent Global Findex data which were presented by the World Bank at the Spring meeting just a month ago shows a picture which should encourage the Alliance to work even harder.

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G-24/AFI Roundtable on Financial Inclusion - Opening Remarks from Governor Fazle Kabir of Bangladesh Bank

April 24th, 2018

AFI has provided inputs towards shaping the agenda of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), and it is encouraging to see that financial inclusion continues to feature as a topic at the highest levels in the G20 as well as in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations.

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High-level JLP on "Building an Inclusive MSME Financing Ecosystem" - Opening Remarks from AFI Executive Director, Dr. Alfred Hannig

April 10th, 2018

The contribution of MSME is significant to promote financial inclusion, especially in emerging economies. It contributes directly to income generation and economic development and thus poverty reduction, which is the number one Sustainable Development Goal (SGD). 

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AFI-PPD Training - Opening Remarks from AFI Deputy Executive Director, Norbert Mumba

April 5th, 2018

While policymakers and regulators can help provide an enabling environment, we need effective implementors to deliver the effective services. Going digital is the most effective way forward and it is innovations in digital financial services that will help us reached the global financial goals we have set for ourselves.

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