BoT-AFI Joint Learning Program - Opening remarks from Dr. Bernard Kibesse, Deputy Governor of BoT

October 9th, 2018

The Bank of Tanzania has been a popular destination for knowledge exchanges on the development and implementation of Financial Inclusion Strategy since the launch of the first National Financial Inclusion Framework in 2013.

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BoT-AFI Joint Learning Program - Opening remarks from AFI Deputy Executive Director, Norbert Mumba

October 9th, 2018

Tanzania has made very good progress in promoting financial inclusion while leveraging technology. Besides its own progress, BoT has been very active in sharing its learnings and experiences and has taken up several leadership roles.

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2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) - Opening Remarks from Governor Fazle Kabir, Bangladesh Bank & Chairman of the AFI Board of Directors

September 6th, 2018

As AFI members, we have traversed through a decade’s journey of developing impactful financial inclusion policies. The journey started in 2009 with global unbanked population of 2.5 billion and today, we witness its reduction to 1.7 billion.

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2018 AFI Global Policy Forum - Opening Remarks from Governor Fazle Kabir, Bangladesh Bank & Chairman of the AFI Board of Directors

September 6th, 2018

Our decade long journey was eventful, filled with exciting achievement and significant progress in advancing global financial inclusion, and specific gains at that have significant impact at country-level.

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2018 AFI Global Policy Forum - Opening Remarks from AFI Executive Director, Dr. Alfred Hannig

September 6th, 2018

A representative from a multilateral organization once bluntly asked me: How can you promote financial inclusion at a point in time when the world is suffering from a crisis which is a result of too much inclusion?

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2018 AFI Awards - Opening remarks by Governor Nabiullina of the Bank of Russia

September 4th, 2018

Allow me to welcome you in Sochi, Russia, at the X Jubilee Global Policy Forum. It is great honor for us to host the X Jubilee Policy Forum. 10 years is a mile stone where there is a need to think about further long-term aims and other directions of development.

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3rd AFI Working Group Leadership Meeting - Closing Remarks from AFI Deputy Executive Director, Norbert Mumba

September 4th, 2018

As highlighted by Dr Alfred Hannig during the opening, AFI is moving towards generating and promoting policy guidelines that ensure practical policy implementation solutions.

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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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