Opening remarks from Sergei Kalechits, Deputy Chairman of the Board, NBRB

June 13th, 2019

Today, the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus, together with the Alliance for Financial Inclusion, has the honor to open the 3rd High-Level Forum of the Regional Initiative of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) - Opening remarks from Norbert Mumba, AFI Deputy Executive Director

June 5th, 2019

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands has been a principal member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) since 2009 and has been actively participating in working groups and regional initiatives on topics such as financial inclusion data, SME financing and consumer protection.

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Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) - Opening remarks from Governor Simeon Athy, Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) and Chairman PIRI

June 5th, 2019

It is my pleasure, as Chair of the Pacific Islands Regional Initiative (PIRI) of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), to welcome you all to the 5th PIRI High Level Meeting in this beautiful Heritage Park in Honiara, Solomon Islands.

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"Building a FinTech Platform for Seychelles" Workshop - Opening remarks from Vincent Meriton, VP of the Republic of Seychelles

May 9th, 2019

The dialogue and interactions that will unfold over the next three days will undoubtedly help to chart the way for us to identify the opportunities, as we endeavour to build a Fintech platform for Seychelles ...

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"Building a FinTech Platform for Seychelles" Workshop - Welcome remarks from Governor Caroline Abel, Central Bank of Seychelles

May 9th, 2019

The views shared have provided a snapshot of the status quo and an indication of the work that needs to be done in order for us, as a country, to fully understand the potential and embrace the opportunities presented by FinTech ...

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"Building a FinTech Platform for Seychelles" Workshop - Opening remarks from Norbert Mumba, AFI Deputy Executive Director

May 8th, 2019

The future of financial inclusion as well as the wider financial services will continue to be shaped by technology. While there are obvious benefits, there are new/emerging risks resulting from use of technology, which may fall outside the conventional prudential responsibilities of financial regulators ...

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Framework for Collection of Sex-Disaggregated Data - Speech by Dr. Tukiya Kankasa-Mabula, Deputy Governor, Bank of Zambia

May 6th, 2019

The survey results not only give us the situation analysis regarding the availability of supply-side sex-disaggregated data, but also provides a synopsis of the magnitude of the financial inclusion gender gap, which we must all work hard to bridge ...

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5th FILAC Experts Group of Financial Inclusion Policy (EGFIP) Meeting - Opening remarks from Norbert Mumba, AFI Deputy Executive Director

April 26th, 2019

The SBS Peru was among the first institutions that joined AFI in 2009 and was among the first AFI Board Members and has been instrumental in the growth of AFI ...

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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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