11th Annual G-24/AFI Policymakers’ Roundtable on Financial Inclusion - Opening remarks from Governor Fazle Kabir, Bangladesh Bank & Chairman of the AFI Board of Directors

April 18th, 2019

We stand at an imperative junction in financial inclusion. Across the developing world, we have observed noteworthy progress towards financial inclusion, with the Global Findex database collected by the World Bank Group detailing that ...

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Opening Remarks by Bank of Zambia Governor Dr. Denny Kalyalya

April 2nd, 2019

Ladies and Gentlemen, before I go any further, please allow me to join our leaders to express our heartfelt condolences to our brothers and sisters, from Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe, who lost their loved ones due to the recent devastating Cyclone Idai. May Their Souls Rest In Peace.

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FISPLG & SMEFWG Meeting, Livingstone - Opening remarks by AFI Deputy Executive Director, Norbert Mumba

April 2nd, 2019

Mwabuka buti (good morning) Mwapona (How are you) and a very good morning to you all. Welcome to the beautiful and picturesque city of Mosi-oa-Tunya Victoria Falls!

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Joint DFS and CEMC Working Group Meetings - Opening remarks from Governor John Rolle, Central Bank of The Bahamas

March 26th, 2019

We are pleased to host both the Digital Financial Services Working Group and the Consumer Empowerment and Market Conduct Working Group meeting in The Bahamas this week.

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Joint DFS and CEMC Working Group Meetings - Opening remarks from AFI Chief Operating Officer, Chee Soo Yuen

March 26th, 2019

The Central Bank of Bahamas have been actively participating in the Pacific Islands Regional and Small Island States initiative to share Its experience and learn from the experience of other small island countries within the AFI network.

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FID & GSP Working Group Meetings, Cairo - Opening remarks by AFI Deputy Executive Director, Norbert Mumba

March 12th, 2019

As AFI adopts completely its AFI Phase III Strategy, it is time for reflection on the path we have tread together and the way forward. AFI services have evolved in the past ten years - as AFI has expanded, as AFI network members have made significant progress and as the financial inclusion horizon has drastically changed.

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Global Thought Leadership Conference - Opening remarks by Governor Tiémoko Meyliet Kone, BCEAO

March 4th, 2019

Notre mobilisation de ce jour est un devoir. Je considère en effet, que l'accès aux services financiers est un droit fondamental pour chaque citoyen, au même titre que l'éducation et la santé.

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AfPI Leaders Roundtable - Opening remarks by Governor Tiémoko Meyliet Kone, BCEAO

March 4th, 2019

C'est avec un grand plaisir que je prends part à la présente cérémonie solennelle, qui marque l'ouverture officielle, à Abidjan, du Bureau régional de l'Alliance pour l'Inclusion Financière pour l'Afrique et le Moyen-Orient.

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Training on Approaches to Enhancing Financial Inclusion Through DFS - Opening remarks by AFI Deputy Executive Director, Norbert Mumba

February 26th, 2019

Digitization calls for responsibility of both the consumer and financial service provider especially that digital innovations also bringing in millions of first-time consumers into the mainstream finance ...

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Arab FinTex Symposium - Opening remarks by AFI Executive Director, Dr. Alfred Hannig

December 12th, 2018

In the Arab region, we are working with key partners under the FIARI initiative; founded by AMF, GIZ and AFI supported by partners and stakeholders such as the World Bank Group, to build and encourage continuous knowledge exchange, capacity building, public – private dialogues and in-country implementation support. 

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