CBK-AFI Member Training on Regulatory & Supervisory Framework for Digital Credit - Opening Remarks by Norbert Mumba, Deputy Executive Director, AFI

November 6th, 2019

The implications of digital credit offering are typically two-fold; first, it can help small enterprises to scale and to manage their daily cash flow. It can also help households cope with things like medical emergencies. Second, the speed and ease of access to credit through mobile applications has, on the other hand, caused many borrowers to become heavily indebted.

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Opening speech by Governor Tiémoko Meyliet Koné of Banque Centrale des Etats de L’afrique de L’ouest (BCEAO)

November 5th, 2019

Je me réjouis également de la participation à nos assises du Président du Conseil Régional de l'Epargne Publique et des Marchés Financiers de l'UEMOA, de la Directrice Régionale pour l'Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre de la Banque Mondiale, et du Directeur Exécutif Adjoint de l'Alliance pour l'Inclusion Financière.

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Global Conference on Green Finance in Rabat, Morocco - Opening Speech by AFI Executive Director Dr. Alfred Hannig

October 30th, 2019

We are happy to welcome more than 30 financial regulators from emerging and developing economies, as well as regulators from the developed world including Banco de España and De Nederlandsche Bank, plus a number of partner institutions and networks (NGFS, GIZ, IFC, AfD, Sida, EBRD,) to this conference to discuss the path forward on green finance.

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Global Conference on Green Finance in Rabat, Morocco: Introductory Speech by Governor of Bank Al-Maghrib Abdellatif Jouahri

October 30th, 2019

It gives me real pleasure to see all the continents represented here today by about 40 countries. This conference was preceded by a 2-day seminar for AFI members on inclusive green finance, which benefited around 50 participants. Our conference today is part of Bank Al-Maghrib's agenda to celebrate its 60th anniversary and occurs just weeks ahead of the 25th Climate Change Conference (COP25) to be held this year in Chile.

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BNM-AFI JLP on Empowering Consumers through Financial Education - Opening Remarks by Dr. Alfred Hannig, Executive Director, AFI

October 4th, 2019

Let me start by thanking Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) for leading this event. Our collaboration with BNM for hosting trainings for the AFI network in this wonderful training facility goes back to even before AFI was housed in Sasana Kijang and this relationship has grown and strengthened with time. This is our third event together in 2019 and we have one more planned in November.

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Opening remarks by Dr. Alfred Hannig, AFI Executive Director

September 27th, 2019

We are now witnessing a global convergence of policy and regulatory solutions in the financial inclusion and financial technology (FinTech) space. Such solutions are designed to respond to emerging major public policy challenges that resonate for both developing and developed countries alike and break down traditional distinctions between developed and developing country policy concerns.

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Welcome remarks by John Rwangombwa, Governor of National Bank of Rwanda

September 12th, 2019

It is my pleasure and honor to welcome you all to Rwanda, for the 11th AFI Global Policy Forum. I hope you have enjoyed and continue enjoying your stay in this beautiful land of a thousand smiles.

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2019 AFI Global Policy Forum - Opening remarks by AFI Executive Director Dr. Alfred Hannig

September 12th, 2019

Emerging patterns of user behavior and demand for digital services among the youth segment are creating new challenges for most financial and consumer protection regulators. There is a need to invest more into financial literacy, as well as innovation in how financial education is delivered to the young through new digital channels.

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BP-AFI Member Training on Financial Education - Opening Remarks from Dr. Luís Máximo dos Santos, Vice Governor of Banco de Portugal

July 2nd, 2019

This course is also a further reflection of the long history of cooperation between the BCPLP and will certainly allow an in-depth sharing of experiences on financial education strategies ...

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BNM-AFI Member Training on Digitizing Financial Inclusion - Opening remarks from Norbert Mumba, AFI Deputy Executive Director

July 1st, 2019

AFI provides a range of services to its members, capacity building being a critical and a preferred one. The demand for training has always been high, but has been increasing. And when we received the response to this training, it surely was over whelming ...

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