Financial Inclusion

02- 03
Jul

Fortaleza

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 to Wednesday, July 3, 2024

The 2024 Responsible Finance Forum in Fortaleza, Brazil will kickstart the conversations needed to spark systems-level change and achieve the responsible and equitable delivery of quality financial services, all while aiming to obtain the desired outcomes of safety, choice, trust, voice, and improved financial health for consumers. As the official side event to the 2nd […]

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15
Jun
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15
Sep

Saturday, June 15, 2024 to Sunday, September 15, 2024

This course was developed by Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) with the objective to examine the efforts of policymakers and regulators from across the AFI network and beyond to facilitate access to finance for women-led MSMEs and how ecosystems influence and are influenced by women entrepreneurs. June Cohort: Learning period from 15 June – 15 […]

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31
May
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01
Sep

Friday, May 31, 2024 to Sunday, September 1, 2024

This course outlines the common ways countries develop robust financial sectors, ranging from banks to equity markets. You will learn how to read indicators that gauge financial development and financial inclusion, and how to measure their distinct macroeconomic impacts. You will also understand the relationship between financial inclusion, banks, capital markets, small and medium-sized enterprises, […]

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14- 16
Feb

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC); Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 to Thursday, February 16, 2023

One billion women are not actively engaged with formal financial services. ¾ of those women have no access at all. In some countries, it will take over 100 years before we see gender equality in access if we don’t intervene. Over 300 leaders in financial services, investor, philanthropy, policy and technology communities will come together […]

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14- 18
Nov

George Washington University

Monday, November 14, 2022 to Friday, November 18, 2022

Financial Inclusion in its simplest form is the ability to access appropriate financial services in the formal financial system. However, it is not just about a bank branch or correspondent on the corner. It is about clients using sustainable, responsible financial products that add value to their daily lives. In other words, there is the […]

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09
Jun

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Jun 9, 2022 03:00 PM in London Digital Financial Services (DFS) are a means to economically empower women. Good DFS design goes well beyond interfaces or marketing approaches: it is vital in ensuring that a financial service resonates with women. To achieve this, we need to understand women’s lives and realities, and how those impact their […]

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21
Apr

Thursday, April 21, 2022

April 21, 2022, 9 – 10 a.m. EST (3 – 4 p.m. CET)  Restrictive gender norms are often the root cause of persistent gender inequality in the financial market system and ignoring them can limit the effectiveness and impact of financial inclusion interventions. For example, collective expectations around childcare and household responsibility mean women spend […]

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25
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16
Apr

Online

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 to Saturday, April 16, 2022

Learn how to develop an efficient, inclusive and stable financial sector that is essential for a thriving economy. What you’ll learn -Identify a framework for financialmarket development and financial inclusion, and why they matter for economic growth and development. -Measure the degree of financial development and inclusion for a country or countries using a wide […]

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30
Sep

Thursday, September 30, 2021

This webinar introduces ATLAS, a data platform which provides an all-in-one approach to data management in financial inclusion, from data reporting to analytics and benchmarking. Launched in 2020, ATLAS centralizes data from financial service providers on pricing, client protection, social and financial performance, providing a solution that helps make the financial inclusion industry accountable. Who is ATLAS […]

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07
Jul

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

7 July 2021, 3-4 pm CEST/9-10am EDT/2-3pm BST    ABOUT THE WEBINAR The global coronavirus pandemic has upended the financial inclusion sector. The challenges have been immense, and the full scale of the cost – to families, businesses, institutions – is not yet known. To understand the impact on the sector, the European Microfinance Platform […]

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01
Jul

Thursday, July 1, 2021

FAO and IFAD are hosting a webinar on applying gender transformative approaches to achieve women’s financial inclusion for improved food security and nutrition. Women’s access to quality financial products and services can contribute to the growth of their businesses and to their own economic empowerment. Yet women are less likely than men to own a […]

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01
Mar
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31
Aug

Online

Monday, March 1, 2021 to Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Starting on March 2021, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management will offer the following six- month online certification courses on: Microfinance (in English or French). Islamic Microfinance. Microinsurance. Agricultural Finance (in English or French). Digital Finance (in English or French). SME Finance (in English or French). Financial Inclusion Policy. NEW: ESG and Impact Investing.

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07
Jan

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Session I – Enhancing financial inclusion and resilience of remittance families  Track I aims to address coordination needs and opportunities among international, regional and national stakeholders towards supporting common efforts in the effective implementation of adequate mitigation measures. This track will bring forward the perspective of remittances beneficiaries’ current needs, will identify adaptable good practices […]

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09
Nov
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04
Dec

Monday, November 9, 2020 to Friday, December 4, 2020

This eWorkshop is funded by the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND), a regional organization based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. AGFUND works mainly in the field of development and growth at the international level through an effective partnership with the United Nations Organization, with regional and national development organizations, with public institutions, with the private […]

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02- 27
Nov

Monday, November 2, 2020 to Friday, November 27, 2020

Recently, inclusive economic growth and sustainable development have gained traction as a development policy paradigm in the developing countries. In parallel to this development has been the wider and growing recognition of the key role of inclusive finance in the development process and the need to address the strong existence of financial exclusion in the […]

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28- 29
Sep

Dubai

Monday, September 28, 2020 to Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The two-day program will bring together practitioners and leading financial inclusion experts . Summit Themes: Financial inclusion, the changing landscape. Financial inclusion: The next generation. Harnessing change to accelerate financial inclusion. Digital financial services in the fintech era. The future of financing for micro, small and medium enterprises. Using the block chain to drive financial […]

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23- 24
Sep

Maputo Mozambique

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 to Thursday, September 24, 2020

Mondato Summit Africa offers a venue for industry leaders to learn from experts and peers in an intimate setting. Mondato lends its expertise with specialized content and adroit facilitation to encourage substantive conversations and collaborative problem solving. The intensity and interactivity of the proceedings foster the formation of natural, foundational relationships between participants. Held in […]

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07- 18
Sep

Monday, September 7, 2020 to Friday, September 18, 2020

The School of African Microfinance (SAM) annual training program is a chance for executives to convene, connect and collaborate on top issues facing the financial inclusion industry. Designed for middle to senior managers from microfinance institutions, microfinance banks, SACCOs, regulatory organizations and donor programs, SAM is known for gathering financial inclusion visionaries in a close setting […]

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25- 29
May

Monday, May 25, 2020 to Friday, May 29, 2020

Financial Inclusion in its simplest form is the ability to access appropriate financial services in the formal financial system. However, it is not just about a bank branch or correspondent on the corner. It is about clients using sustainable, responsible financial products that add value to their daily lives. In other words, there is the […]

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11- 15
May

Monday, May 11, 2020 to Friday, May 15, 2020

Many microfinance institutions (MFIs) are facing increasing  competition, tougher regulations and/or branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. This Master Class seeks to equip participants with state of the art technical know how  in various topics and a good understanding in newer trends in the microfinance & financial inclusion space. Course Content Responsible […]

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21- 23
Apr

Abuja Nigeria

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 to Thursday, April 23, 2020

The 12th Information Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Conference is leading the conversation in digital development to bring together hundreds of public, private and civil society organizations, eager to share practical insights on applying digital technology to development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges. Tracks and Format: Agriculture. Digital Diversity (Disability and Gender). Digital Financial Inclusion (DFI). […]

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20- 24
Apr

Monday, April 20, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020

Financial Inclusion (FI) is a global development agenda to promote and extend affordable financial services for each segment of population within and across the geographical boarders to speed up the journey of enhanced economic activities, alleviation of poverty, minimization of gender and earning gaps and to ensure achievement of other sustainable development goals. The success […]

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15- 16
Apr

Dubai United Arab Emirates

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 to Thursday, April 16, 2020

The Asia -Africa financial inclusion summit is a thought leadership event on financial inclusion. The two-day program will bring together practitioners and leading experts on financial inclusion. The summit will cover the following themes: Financial inclusion, the changing landscape. Financial inclusion: The next generation. Harnessing change to accelerate financial inclusion.        Digital financial services in the […]

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31
Mar
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01
Apr

Maputo Mozambique

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 to Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Mondato Summit Africa offers a venue for industry leaders to learn from experts and peers in an intimate setting. Mondato lends its expertise with specialized content and adroit facilitation to encourage substantive conversations and collaborative problem solving. The intensity and interactivity of the proceedings foster the formation of natural, foundational relationships between participants. Held in […]

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23- 25
Mar

Monday, March 23, 2020 to Wednesday, March 25, 2020

In Sub-Saharan Africa, the African Development Bank estimates that without concerted action, nearly 50 percent of youth will be unemployed or economically inactive by 2025. An estimated 18 million new jobs will be needed each year until 2035 to absorb the growing labor force in the region. However, the problem is not only unemployment, but […]

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09- 13
Mar

Monday, March 9, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020

This training course invites financial and non-financial actors to adopt a customer-centric approach to addressing issues of financial inclusion. It will examine the business case for customer-centricity as well as the process through which organizations can become more customer-centric, generating value for themselves as well as the customers they aim to serve. During the course, […]

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09- 13
Mar

Monday, March 9, 2020 to Friday, March 13, 2020

Every day many opportunities to leverage financial services for economic growth and poverty reduction are missed. Nearly a third of all adults in the world still don’t have a bank or mobile money account and there is a persistent gap in access between men and women. Many of the accounts that have been opened are inactive. Insurance […]

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02- 06
Dec

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019

The field of financial inclusion currently faces a contradiction in many markets: clients remain unbanked while certain market pockets have become oversaturated and highly challenging. Our new Back to Boulder:  Enhancing Strategic Relevance in Microfinance program brings together leaders from within and outside of the microfinance community, as well as international experts in leadership and change management, […]

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02- 06
Dec

Monday, December 2, 2019 to Friday, December 6, 2019

The Strategic Management program is an executive education program aimed at providing high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs of leading microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market. This course will combine lectures, case studies, and use of practical tools to allow participants to appreciate the […]

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19
Nov

University of Nairobi's Chandaria Auditorium Nairobi Kenya

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The annual lecture is FSD Kenya’s flagship event. Held every year since 2015, the annual lecture highlights new thinking and raises cutting-edge issues in the field of financial inclusion. Past speakers have included Dr. Tavneet Suri, a development economist and associate professor of applied economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of […]

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04- 08
Nov

Monday, November 4, 2019 to Friday, November 8, 2019

This one-week inter-active executive training is designed to improve the participants basic knowledge to advanced practical knowledge on provision of financial services with particular emphasis on expansion of products range, SME, regulations & supervision, risks, impact assessment, case study and the way forward. Target Audience: Microfinance and microcredit practitioners. Regulatory officers. Potential social investors. Senior managers […]

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30
Oct
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01
Nov

Hotel Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort | Punta Cana | Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 to Friday, November 1, 2019

Foromic is an annual event that focuses on reinventing inclusion with creative initiatives, based on digital solutions and new business models, that have the potential to improve lives for all. Foromic provides a unique opportunity to learn about new trends, develop connections and do business in the field of inclusion.  

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22
Oct

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

School entrepreneurs, as independent business owners, play a vital role in community development. By operating a local school, they can make investments that not only grow their school and create an enabling learning environment, but benefit their entire community – from creating jobs and generating demand for local businesses, to providing a space for networking […]

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21- 25
Oct

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019

As some organizations pursue financial inclusion as their ultimate goal, others are driving toward financial health or the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Meanwhile, financial institutions and fintechs are aiming to profitably serve low-income markets. In the face of these trends, we can’t help but ask: What is financial inclusion for? Financial Inclusion: For What? is a call to action […]

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14- 18
Oct

Monday, October 14, 2019 to Friday, October 18, 2019

This one-week course aims to introduce the implications and lessons learnt from financial inclusion for regulators and policymakers. Participants will get a chance to understand what mechanisms across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes to serves the […]

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24- 26
Sep

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 to Thursday, September 26, 2019

Financial Inclusion in its simplest form is the ability to access appropriate financial services in the formal financial system. However, it is not just about a bank branch or correspondent on the corner. It is about clients using sustainable, responsible financial products that add value to their daily lives. In other words, there is the […]

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04- 05
Sep

Tokyo Japan

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 to Thursday, September 5, 2019

The 2019 Asia Pacific Financial Inclusion Forum will be hosted by FDC, the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) and Banking with the Poor (BWTP). Additional support for the Forum is provided by the Inclusive Growth and Development Caucus whose members represent several prominent industry stakeholders including ADBI, Bank Mandiri, Bloomberg, EY, Lanka […]

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19- 23
Aug

Monday, August 19, 2019 to Friday, August 23, 2019

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulation and/or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. Financial Inclusion Advocacy Centre proudly presents the 2019 Executive Applied Microfinance & Financial Inclusion Leadership Program. This 2019 program seeks to equip participants with state-of-the-art technical know‐how in the Principles of Responsible Microfinance, Sustained […]

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12- 16
Aug

Monday, August 12, 2019 to Friday, August 16, 2019

This one-week interactive executive training is the first of its kind. It is designed to enhance the participants basic knowledge to advanced practical knowledge with regard to the provision of a wide range of customer-centric financial services with specific emphasis on responsible microfinance, sustained financial inclusion, advanced credit risk, financial analysis, group and agent banking, […]

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22
Jul
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02
Aug

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, August 2, 2019

The 5th Edition of the  Boulder RAFP in English will be held from July 22 to August 2, 2019 in Turin, Italy and will bring together rural and agricultural finance specialists from around the world representing MFIs, Rural Banks, Central Banks, Ministries of Finance and Agriculture, Donor Agencies, Investors, Development Agencies, and more. The Boulder RAFP will be held alongside […]

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09- 11
Jul

Lagos Nigeria

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 to Thursday, July 11, 2019

The Digital PayExpo is an annual conference that aggregates key industry players both in the supply and demand-side to discuss and showcase ways of promoting the financial inclusion agenda in Nigeria and other emerging economies. The participants play an active role in the conference by participating in the panel/plenary discussions. In addition, the event offers a unique opportunity […]

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24- 28
Jun

Monday, June 24, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019

This one-week executive training is designed to enhance the collective capabilities of institutions by building individual knowledge and skills to achieve strategic goals. The program will allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organization. Program Topics: Changing face of microfinance and road to […]

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24- 28
Jun

Monday, June 24, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019

This week-long course will enable participants to share experiences and engage in discussions with other experts of the financial sector. The 2019 Overview Course of Financial Sector Issues aims at providing a solid knowledge of the fundamentals of the financial sector and an opportunity to learn about the latest thinking in key areas. The theme […]

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24
Jun

Nairobi Kenya

Monday, June 24, 2019

As part of the series of events for NpM’s Geodata for Inclusive Finance and Food (G4IFF) workstream, this session will present insights from the three winners of the NpM Innovator’s Challenge: Agri-wallet, Apollo Agriculture and VanderSat. The companies will present their efforts in integrating geodata information with financial services for smallholder famers in Kenya. An open discussion will […]

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03- 07
Jun

Monday, June 3, 2019 to Friday, June 7, 2019

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulations or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. This masterclass seeks to equip participants with profound technical know‐how in principles of microfinance & financial inclusion, advanced credit risk, digital finance, SME banking, financial analysis & KPIs, innovative product development & pricing strategies, […]

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28- 29
May

Johannesburg South Africa

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 to Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The financial inclusion summit is a thought leadership event on financial inclusion. The two-day program will bring together practitioners and leading experts on financial inclusion. The summit will cover the following themes: Financial inclusion, the changing landscape. Financial inclusion: The next generation. Harnessing change to accelerate financial inclusion.        Digital financial services in the FinTech era. […]

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27- 31
May

Monday, May 27, 2019 to Friday, May 31, 2019

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills to be able to deal with SME financing. This one-week training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services.  Course […]

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13- 17
May

Monday, May 13, 2019 to Friday, May 17, 2019

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulations or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. This 2019 School seeks to equip participants with profound technical know‐how in the below subject areas and a good understanding of current trends in the financial inclusion space. The course will be interactive and […]

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02
May

Thursday, May 2, 2019

TIME: 9:30 -10:30 AM EST Research can open doors for more gender equitable futures. Gender analysis is built on an understanding of the differences and inequalities in the interrelated lives of women, men, and members of other gender diverse groups, often shaped by unequal power relations and norms that dictate what roles, attitudes and behaviors […]

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15- 19
Apr

Monday, April 15, 2019 to Friday, April 19, 2019

This one-week executive training is designed to enhance the collective capabilities of institutions by building individual knowledge and skills to achieve strategic goals. The program will allow microfinance managers, consultants and trainers to develop the theoretical and practical skills necessary to improve the performance of their organization. Program Topics: Changing face of microfinance and road to […]

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06- 07
Mar

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 to Thursday, March 7, 2019

This course will use a unique mix of expert plenary presentations, interactive discussions and small group exercises (with plenary presentations by small groups) where serious learning is expected to occur through deep REFLECTIVE and FOCUSSED analysis of real life cases. The cases to be used for the course have been specially prepared using public domain […]

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14
Feb

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Co-hosted by MIX and FinDev Gateway, this webinar aims to provide clarity into inclusive fintech and, specifically, how to determine what makes a fintech “inclusive.” Bringing together diverse perspectives from government, think tanks, and practitioners, the webinar will highlight new frameworks that can help investors, policy makers and others to better understand, assess, and navigate the […]

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20
Nov

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. (U.S. Eastern Time)  CGAP’s Gateway Academy acts as a market facilitator among training service providers (TSPs) who design, develop, and deliver professional development courses to meet the learning needs of staff working in financial service institutions. Partnerships have impacted every angle of Gateway Academy’s approach to market, program, platform development, and ongoing […]

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05- 09
Nov

Monday, November 5, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018

The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology Foundation (LHoFT) strongly believes that financial technology is crucial to advancing financial inclusion, empowering groups that have been left behind by the traditional financial system. Whether it’s financing for rural farmers, point of sale technology for underbanked merchants, or specialized insurance products, the positive impact being driven by entrepreneurship […]

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30- 31
Oct

Singapore

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 to Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Growth in the Asia Pacific (APAC) microfinance sector has been rampant and sharp differences emerge across the region. In 2017, the average global growth rate for the micro, small, medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) was 10-15 percent. And, the Asia Pacific region had the highest growth expectancy by 25-30 percent, albeit the quite diverse socio-economic contexts, market […]

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29
Oct
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02
Nov

Monday, October 29, 2018 to Friday, November 2, 2018

Since 2015, nearly 90 partner organizations have engaged thousands of people worldwide to discuss the most pressing actions needed to advance financial inclusion globally. In 2018, the conversations from last year will continue and will engage an even wider community of stakeholders to discuss this year’s theme “Getting Inclusion Right”. The 2017 Global Findex revealed […]

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29- 31
Oct

Barranquilla Colombia

Monday, October 29, 2018 to Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Foromic, the leading event in Latin America and the Caribbean focused on issues related to financial inclusion and enterprise development, returns for its 21st edition to Barranquilla’s Puerta de Oro Center. Different activities will delve into how innovation, driven by emerging technologies and disruptive business models, is transforming the concept of inclusion in financial services, […]

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22- 26
Oct

Monday, October 22, 2018 to Friday, October 26, 2018

This one‐week course aims to introduce the implications and lessons learnt from financial inclusion for regulators and policy makers. Participants will get a chance to comprehend and understand what mechanisms across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes to […]

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12
Oct

Friday, October 12, 2018

The webinar will open with the description of the stream of work being done by the Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) in rural and agricultural finance space, describing phases of the project and the methodology followed to implement the project, documentation and dissemination of the results.  It will then be followed by the description on the pro-poor financial services provisions […]

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03- 05
Oct

Bilbao Spain

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

This year the joint MFC and EMN conference will focus on the implications of the digital revolution on financial and social inclusion. The event aims to explore how microfinance institutions can be proactive in embracing and making the most of technology to provide valuable opportunities for entrepreneurs, start-ups and social enterprises. Is there a new […]

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01- 05
Oct

Monday, October 1, 2018 to Friday, October 5, 2018

This one-week course aims to introduce the width and breadth of financial inclusion in context of microfinance institutions (MFIs). Participants will get a chance to comprehend and understand what mechanism across the globe have been used historically, as well as what are emerging processes to boost financial inclusion via financially affordable and socially acceptable processes […]

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28
Sep

Mumbai India

Friday, September 28, 2018

Financial institutions in India are now facing massive disruption. At a time when financial products and services are increasingly seen as homogenous, the emergence of AI, Blockchain, FinTech, RegTech, etc., has greatly contributed to the intensification of an already competitive landscape. Futuristic Financial Intelligence Summit 2018 is first-of-its-kind event that offers the industry of banking […]

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13- 16
Aug

Monday, August 13, 2018 to Thursday, August 16, 2018

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. This 4 ‐day training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and institutions which provide these services. Target Audience: Microfinance and microcredit […]

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16- 27
Jul

Monday, July 16, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018

The 4th Edition of the Boulder RAFP in English will be held in Utrecht, Netherlands in July, 2018. These program will bring together rural and agricultural finance specialists from around the world representing MFIs, Rural Banks, Central Banks, Ministries of Finance and Agriculture, Donor Agencies, Investors, Development Agencies, and more. The 2018 Boulder RAFP will offer 12 elective courses to choose from […]

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09- 20
Jul

Monday, July 9, 2018 to Friday, July 20, 2018

This two-week program caters to the knowledge requirement of the uninitiated, entrants up till middle level managers’ of microfinance institutions (MFIs), CBOs / NGOs, Banks who are considering setting up microfinance desks. Program Topics: Participants will learn a wide spectrum of financial inclusion and microfinance concepts and activities that include: Real time experience sharing through […]

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19
Jun

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

19 June 2018 | 10:00AM EST, 4:00PM CEST, 8:30PM IST | 1hr Palladium is an international development company with over 50 years of experience, 2,000 employees and offices globally. As a firm, Palladium is committed to the concept of creating Positive Impact, or the enduring creation of social and econom- ic value in the countries where we work. It […]

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18- 22
Jun

Monday, June 18, 2018 to Friday, June 22, 2018

Prior to the advent of Microfinance Initiatives, well over half the Global Population was excluded from access to Formal Financial Services. This session takes a historical perspective and examines the various approaches taken by commercial banks, non-governmental organizations, credit unions, governments and microfinance institutions. It will define the concept of microfinance and financial inclusion, the […]

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25- 30
May

Friday, May 25, 2018 to Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The intensive six-day Harvard Business School-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance offers leaders from around the world an exceptional opportunity to connect with peers and engage with some of the HBS faculty’s foremost thinkers in business strategy and management. The HBS Executive Education learning model immerses the world’s most promising leaders in a […]

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10- 11
Apr

Lagos Nigeria

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Banking and financial services must seek ways to increase their mass and tap into the financially excluded population (which is more than 60 %). The agenda to deliver financial services to those that banks have traditionally not reached should now more than ever be at the top of corporate growth strategy. The conference will also […]

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10- 11
Apr

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The  2018 edition  in Nigeria will be held under a timely theme “Sustaining the Momentum in the Financial Inclusion Agenda” and informed by the overarching direction in the financial inclusion agenda being adopted by most governments in the region. The conference will look at new and innovative financial technology solutions that will make financial inclusion […]

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12- 16
Mar

Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, March 16, 2018

Many microfinance institutions are facing increasing competition, tougher regulations or are branching out to embrace new market segments with innovative products. Financial Inclusion Advocacy Centre proudly presents the 2018 Executive Microfinance & Financial Inclusion School. This 2018 School seeks to equip participants with profound technical know‐how in Principles of Microfinance & Financial Inclusion, Advanced Credit […]

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20- 21
Feb

Accra Ghana

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 to Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The financial inclusion summit is a thought leadership event on financial inclusion, The two-day programme will bring together practitioners and leading experts on financial inclusion. The Financial Inclusion Summit is the thought leadership event on financial inclusion in sub-Saharan Africa: The 2018 Summit will: Explore the opportunities and challenges of the next generation of financial […]

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19- 23
Feb

Bolivia

Monday, February 19, 2018 to Friday, February 23, 2018

The Helix Institute’s introduction to digital credit, is a foundational course that explores the increasingly growing facet of the digital credit product. It provides knowledge for those considering to either deepen their knowledge or those who seek to offer a responsible digital credit product. It will further provide key factors that influence the suitability and […]

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19- 22
Feb

Mamallapuram India

Monday, February 19, 2018 to Thursday, February 22, 2018

Join the SPTF, CGAP, Dvara (formerly known as IFMR Finance Foundation) and LeapFrog Investments for a Customer Centricity Learning Event and SPTF Annual Meeting. This goal of this year’s learning event “Customer Centricity: Enabling Financial Choices and Positive Outcomes for Low-Income Customers” is to influence financial service providers, investors, and policymakers to adopt a business model that is based on understanding and serving […]

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16- 18
Dec

New Delhi India

Saturday, December 16, 2017 to Monday, December 18, 2017

​The 69th Executive Committee meeting of Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) and International Forum ‘Role of Rural and Agricultural Finance to achieve Sustainable Development Goals will be held in New Delhi, India, from 16 December to 18 December 2017. The primary objective of this international forum is to realize the organic relationships between the Sustainable Development Goals […]

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07- 08
Dec

Dijon France

Thursday, December 7, 2017 to Friday, December 8, 2017

Microfinance has sought out to include individuals that financial institutions exclude. The mission had been progressively widening to Alternative Finance, which has thrived outside of conventional financial instruments and channels.   Alternative Finance takes different types such as angel investment, asset funding, cash flow funding, crowdfunding, crypto-currencies (Bitcoin), fair investment, fintech, slow money, pension fund […]

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04- 16
Dec

Monday, December 4, 2017 to Saturday, December 16, 2017

Community-based microfinance approaches are critical for achieving sustainable development goals that promise inclusion of the poor and marginalised sections of society. These approaches are not only providing access to financial services, but also provide local support services to community members to manage their livelihoods, social networks, and lives. This course focuses on savings-led and member-owned […]

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29
Nov
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Dec

Bangalore India

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 to Friday, December 1, 2017

​The first edition of the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative (FIGI) Symposium will be held in Bangalore, India, from 29 November to 1 December 2017. The Symposium is being organized jointly by the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), jointly with  the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the Committee on Payments […]

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07- 08
Nov

Beirut Lebanon

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Sanabel, the Microfinance Network of Arab Countries was officially established in 2002, and together this year it will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary which will be reflected in the conference theme “Financial Inclusion in the Arab Countries; A Journey of Collaboration and Achievements”. Spanning from Morocco to Yemen, Sanabel members have led the sector from its infancy […]

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06- 10
Nov

Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, November 10, 2017

The one week interactive executive training is designed to improve the participants Basic Knowledge to Advanced Practical Knowledge on Provision of Financial Services with particular emphasis on Expansion of Products Range, SME, Regulations & Supervision, Risks, Impact Assessment, Case Study and the Way Forward.   This Course is for: those who have some experience and […]

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30
Oct
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03
Nov

Monday, October 30, 2017 to Friday, November 3, 2017

Financial Inclusion Week is a week of global conversation on the most important steps to advance financial inclusion. During the event, stakeholders will explore how new products and partnerships are empowering customers. Financial Inclusion Week aims to strengthen the diverse community of players involved in building a more inclusive financial ecosystem.  Digital channels are revolutionizing […]

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26- 27
Oct

Tbilisi Georgia

Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Friday, October 27, 2017

This year’s  Central Asian & Caucasus Microfinance Forum theme is: “Microfinance Goes Digital: Opportunities & Challenges in the Caucasus & Central Asia.” The microfinance market in Central Asia & Caucasus is young and dynamic. The regional microfinance market is acute and recently gaining popularity. Microfinance investment opportunities have significantly grown and diversified in recent years as […]

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23- 25
Oct

Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Monday, October 23, 2017 to Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Women’s World Banking will host biennial Making Finance Work For Women Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on October 24th and 25th, 2017. The Summit will convene 300 participants in a variety of innovative sessions addressing the most important issues in women’s financial inclusion. Attendees and participants will include leaders from the financial services, consumer […]

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09- 13
Oct

Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Monday, October 9, 2017 to Friday, October 13, 2017

The African Microfinance Week  is a conference organised by the African networks AMT (African Microfinance Transparency), MAIN (Microfinance African Institutions Network) and AFRACA (African Rural & Agricultural Credit Association) and by ADA with the support of the Luxembourg Cooperation. During the conference, the participants will: meet the decision makers, public and private lenders, MFI directors and microfinance investors; build new […]

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02- 04
Oct

2800 South Potomac Avenue Arlington, VA, VA 22202 United States

Monday, October 2, 2017 to Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The 2017 SEEP Network Annual Conference will bring together leading practitioners, funders, research organizations and private sector actors dedicated to promoting more inclusive and resilient markets and financial systems. Under the conference theme – Catalyzing Transformative Change – we will deepen our understanding and commitment to approaches that bring about large scale positive change. We will explore […]

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26
Sep

New York, NY United States

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Microfinance CEO Working Group (MCWG) cordially invites you to join an intimate cocktail reception with the CEOs and their Digital Financial Services staff to discuss digital technology and the innovations that are shaping the industry. The event will take place at 6:00 – 8:30pm. Event Venue: DLA Piper, 1251 6th Ave, New York, NY The […]

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13- 15
Sep

Sharm El Sheikh Egypt

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) organizes the Global Policy Forum (GPF) as the keystone event for its membership. Each year, it is co-hosted by a different member institution in a different region of the world. The 2017 AFI GPF will take place from 13-15 September in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and will be the showcase […]

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29- 31
Aug

Port Moresby Papua New Guinea

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 to Thursday, August 31, 2017

Financial Inclusion Innovation Summit (FIIS), previously known as the Pacific Microfinance Week (PMW), is a three-day event that will include a formal conference, workshops, field visits, seminars, and roundtables, providing the region’s most comprehensive platform on Financial Inclusion for the Pacific’s financial sector stakeholders. Hosted by the Bank of Papua New Guinea, this event will bring together […]

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23- 24
Aug

Benin Nigeria

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 to Thursday, August 24, 2017

The 2017 Conference will take place from 23rd-24th August, 2017 in Benin City, Nigeria. The Conference seeks to discuss developmental issues as it concerns microfinance and enterprise development. It will feature the presentation of a commissioned paper and a panel discussion covering issues on commercialisation of research and development outcomes. This year theme is “Entrepreneurship, […]

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13- 14
Jul

Karlsruhe Germany

Thursday, July 13, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017

The financial services industry is undergoing seismic change. The regulatory regime is becoming increasingly complex and the compliance more costly. The environmental, social and macroeconomic risks are greater than ever. In the wake of the last financial crisis, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris agreement, shifting from shareholder value to stakeholder value […]

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12- 16
Jun

Monday, June 12, 2017 to Friday, June 16, 2017

This course is designed to enable participants to be effectively equipped with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. This one week training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services. Course outline: Building […]

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07
Jun

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

As the financial inclusion industry matures, it is important to ensure that the risk management profession continues to grow, adapt, and professionalize. This webinar features a conversation between the CEO of Professional Risk Managers’ International Association and the Director of RIM. Speakers will introduce a framework for developing financial inclusion risk professionals globally, including: Creating foresight […]

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31
May

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A), Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) and Nathan Associates are pleased to present a webinar based on, Agricultural Leasing in sub-Saharan Africa document. Although leasing is a growing form of asset finance in African markets, its use in agriculture remains a nascent concept. Why is this the case? How could […]

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30- 31
May

Kigali Rwanda

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Annual Banking & Finance Conference 2017 theme: “Making Financial Inclusion a Reality in Africa: Connecting people to Banking & Financial Service couldn’t be timelier. The 2016 edition was held in Ghana and the 2017 edition will be a continuation of the discussions and a preview of the implementation strides made thus far, as we […]

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26- 30
May

Friday, May 26, 2017 to Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Financial inclusion or inclusive financing is the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to sections of disadvantaged and low-income segments of society, in contrast to financial exclusion where those services are not available or affordable. An estimated 2 billion working-age adults globally have no access to the types of formal financial services delivered by […]

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23- 25
May

Bangkok Thailand

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to Thursday, May 25, 2017

The SEEP Network, in collaboration with Forum Partners, is hosting an international convening on women’s economic empowerment, focusing on bringing down the systemic barriers standing in the way of scalable and sustainable change. The Forum will bring together leading stakeholders in the field of women’s economic empowerment to facilitate dialogue, build global learning connections, and promote […]

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07
Apr

Kampala Uganda

Friday, April 7, 2017

Finnovation Africa 2017 will gather all stakeholders and influencers in the African FinTech value chain from the key markets across Africa and internationally. The event will seek to better align FinTech directions and initiatives in Africa with the strategic economic priorities and requirements of key countries – and provide a roadmap of how the banking […]

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23
Mar

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Please join the Financial Inclusion Program at Innovation for Poverty Action to review existing evidence and remaining knowledge gaps in the role financial inclusion can play in achieving women’s economic empowerment. This webinar will be held on March 23rd from 3:00pm to 4:00 pm CET. To register, click on the link below.

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21- 22
Mar

Hanoi Vietnam

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 to Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Organized by the Citi Foundation and the Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC), in partnership with the Banking with the Poor Network (BWTP) and the Economist Group, the Asia Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit will explore the forces driving change in the region, the emerging opportunities and what the next generation of financial inclusion in the region […]

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16- 17
Mar

Prague Czech Republic

Thursday, March 16, 2017 to Friday, March 17, 2017

At present, microfinance is facing significant changes: new products are being developed and launched by MFIs; more and more traditional financial institutions, such as banks and credit unions are getting involved in microfinance; national authorities are developing and tightening up regulations in order to facilitate and speed up further financial sector development. Uniglobal’s two-day forum […]

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17- 18
Jan

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 to Wednesday, January 18, 2017

On January 17-18, 2017, the MCWG will host a convening of financial inclusion stakeholders with the explicit goal to breakdown silos, facilitate cooperation and coordination for greater scale of replicable efforts, and lay the foundation to obtain clear organizational commitments towards significant improvements in access to financial services and consumer protection in Uganda. For more […]

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05- 06
Dec

New Delhi India

Monday, December 5, 2016 to Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Inclusive Finance India Summit – A global platform to deliberate on issues related to Financial Inclusion, Financial Education and Financial Stability, and build a Financial Inclusion Vision 2020 Financial inclusion can be a powerful accelerator of economic progress, and can help achieve the goals of eliminating extreme poverty and building shared prosperity. Financial Inclusion is […]

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05
Dec

London United Kingdom

Monday, December 5, 2016

Featuring short presentations from a series of speakers, this seminar will explore evidence-based solutions to the lack of capital and training that hinders women entrepreneurs in the developing world. It will consider three complementary efforts, each focused on a single aspect, but all necessary to achieving the ultimate goal: financial inclusion; the creation of sustainable jobs; […]

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13- 18
Nov

Sunday, November 13, 2016 to Friday, November 18, 2016

This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills of microfinance and financial inclusion. This one week training course is for microfinance managers and operators, regulatory bodies, investors, supporters, donors, legal advisors, board members and commentators on, financial inclusion and the institutions, which provide these services. Course Content: Understanding Microfinance and Financial Inclusion Importance […]

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24- 26
Oct

Montego Bay Jamaica

Monday, October 24, 2016 to Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Foromic is Latin America and the Caribbean’s most important annual event on microfinance and entrepreneurship. The event is a space for business and financial innovations and a platform for microfinance. Throughout the years, Foromic has demonstrated that serving low-income households and small businesses is possible, sustainable and profitable.  The 2016 Foromic will be held in a region […]

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19- 21
Sep

Arlington, VA United States

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The theme of the SEEP Network 2016 Annual Conference this year is, “Expanding Market Frontiers”, which encompasses broadening the reach of markets into new contexts and strengthening existing markets to reach underserved populations. Proven and emerging practices will be explored in market systems development approaches to enhancing food security for communities and households living in poverty, integrating […]

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11- 14
Jul

Phnom Penh Cambodia

Monday, July 11, 2016 to Thursday, July 14, 2016

The inaugural Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum is a major new industry initiative to explore and discuss the differences, similarities and opportunities for achieving financial inclusion within this unique region. The 1st Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum is an initiative of the Banking with the Poor Network (BWTP) and organized by the Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC) […]

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30
Jun
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01
Jul

Nairobi Kenya

Thursday, June 30, 2016 to Friday, July 1, 2016

The 1st Annual Financial Inclusion Africa Summit will take place at Nairobi, Kenya on 30th June – 1st July 2016. This conference will front the conversation on how formal and informal financial sectors can optimize on financial inclusion to make more revenue and contribute to eradicating poverty by ensuring availability, adequacy, affordability and accessibility of […]

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31
May
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02
Jun

Accra Ghana

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 to Thursday, June 2, 2016

The 6th Edition of the Africa Banking & Finance Conference (ABFC 2016) will be held in Accra Ghana on the theme: “Promoting Financial Inclusion: Connecting people to Banking & Financial Service”. The objective of this 2016 flagship event is to sharpen the focus of thinking on how financial institutions can grow by focusing on promoting […]

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26
May

Xi'an China

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Seventh Annual Responsible Finance Forum (RFFVII) will be held in Xi’an, China on May 26, 2016, following China’s G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) Meetings on Consumer Protection & Financial Literacy on May 24-25th. Responsible finance is a cornerstone of the World Bank Group’s Universal Financial Access Goals by 2020 and contributes to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development […]

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24- 25
May

Manila Philippines

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 to Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The conference organized by ADB in collaboration with the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) and ADB Institute (ADBI), aims to bring together policy makers, financial sector supervisors and regulators, financial institutions, FinTech companies, academia, as well as financial sector experts to discuss opportunities and challenges in digital finance and to identify how multilateral […]

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09- 27
May

Monday, May 9, 2016 to Friday, May 27, 2016

This course charts the journey from microcredit and microfinance to a more holistic financial inclusion agenda; with the focus on community owned and based microfinance models. Participants will go through in-depth study of members owned models such as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs), Self-Help-Groups (SHGs), Financial Cooperatives and Credit Unions, and the latest developments […]

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17- 22
Apr

Sunday, April 17, 2016 to Friday, April 22, 2016

Over the course of the week, groups will work together – in close collaboration with faculty – to develop solutions to real-world problems by applying the Smart Design framework and principles. Groups will be formed of diverse participants representing key market players – practitioners, donors, investors, and regulators. Led by Harvard professors with years of experience in evaluating […]

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13- 15
Apr

Accra Ghana

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 to Friday, April 15, 2016

The Annual Banking & Finance Conference 2016 is scheduled to be held in Accra Ghana on the  13 – 14 April 2016 under the timely theme: “Connecting people to Banking & Financial Service through Financial Inclusion”.  Financial exclusion can and does place individuals and families into a never ending cycle of disadvantage with very negative social consequences. Banking and […]

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28
Mar
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02
Apr

Monday, March 28, 2016 to Saturday, April 2, 2016

Expand your strategic thinking about serving clients at the base of the pyramid through sharing with peers and exploring real-life cases; Consider your role and the role of your organization in financial inclusion; Deepen your knowledge of business strategy and management with the foremost thinkers in the field; Raise the caliber of your leadership skills […]

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21
Mar
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16
Dec

Monday, March 21, 2016 to Friday, December 16, 2016

This course charts the journey from microcredit and microfinance to a more holistic financial inclusion agenda; with the focus on community owned and based microfinance models. Participants will go through in-depth study of members owned models such as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs), Self-Help-Groups (SHGs), Financial Cooperatives and Credit Unions, and the latest developments […]

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21
Mar
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16
Dec

Monday, March 21, 2016 to Friday, December 16, 2016

This course charts the journey from microredit and microfinance to a more holistic financial inclusion agenda; with the focus on community owned and based microfinance models. Participants will go through in-depth study of members owned models such as Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs), Self-Help-Groups (SHGs), Financial Cooperatives and Credit Unions, and the latest developments […]

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15- 17
Mar

Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 to Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Microcredit Summit Campaign, in partnership with the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND), invite you to the 18th Microcredit Summit in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., on March 15-17, 2016. The Summit agenda will engage delegates in a thoughtful discussion around effective ways to reach the most vulnerable and marginalized and the microfinance services and financial […]

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15
Dec

ADA Auditorium of the Banque de Luxembourg | 14, boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg Luxembourg

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

ADA would like to examine recent challenges faced by designers of African SMEs. During their next “Midi de la microfinance et de l’inclusion financière” they will show and discuss two films. These “micro-features on Microfinance” are concrete examples of entrepreneurs from different parts of the continent who have succeeded in creating jobs or even social […]

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08- 09
Dec

New Delhi India

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 to Wednesday, December 9, 2015

The Inclusive Finance India Summit is a global flagship initiative of ACCESS Development Services. The objective of the Summit is to inform and influence the pro-poor policy framework and strengthen the enabling environment. It also aims to bring all stakeholders together to discuss key issues and challenges and build consensus on the way forward for […]

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18- 20
Nov

Abbaye de Neumunster, Luxembourg Luxembourg

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 to Friday, November 20, 2015

European Microfinance Week is the major annual event of the microfinance industry hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the European microfinance community (banks and financial institutions, government agencies, NGO’s, consulting firms, researchers and universities) working in developing countries. It is organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and supported by the […]

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26- 31
Oct

Monday, October 26, 2015 to Saturday, October 31, 2015

The African  Rural and Agricultural Association is happy to announce its upcoming Training Program on Financial Inclusion to be held in India from 26th – 31st October 2015 (exclusive of travel time). This exciting programme will feature a blend of presentations by leading financial and other industry stakeholders on the feat achieved by India in […]

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20- 21
Oct

Sharm El Sheikh Egypt

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 to Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Sanabel’s 2015 conference theme will focus on “Progress towards Financial Inclusion; Global Trends and Regional Initiatives”. This year’s conference will provide a platform for all concerned stakeholders to network and share experiences, progress towards objectives, and take a closer look at global trends and regional activities which seek to achieve financial inclusion. While progress is evident, opportunities […]

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08- 09
Oct

Sa-Dhan New Delhi India

Thursday, October 8, 2015 to Friday, October 9, 2015

Sa-Dhan proudly announces the National Financial Inclusion Conference to be held on 8 & 9 October, 2015 at The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi, India. The National Financial Inclusion Conference is a unique opportunity for stakeholders to think collectively on various contemporary issues, share experiences and innovations, develop collaborations and synergies that need to be nurtured […]

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01- 04
Sep

Maputo Mozambique

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015

Banco de Moçambique and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion are pleased to announce that this year’s AFI Global Policy Forum (GPF) will take place from 1-4 September 2015 in Maputo, Mozambique. The Forum will be held at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center, overlooking the beautiful Maputo Bay, just minutes away from the event’s official […]

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03- 19
Jul

Friday, July 3, 2015 to Sunday, July 19, 2015

Only 22 seats available – apply early!Facilitators: Anuj Jain and C.S. Reddy This course shifts the discourse from ‘microfinance’ to ‘financial inclusion’, and the role of community based approaches in deepening inclusion in unbanked communities. Participants will understand the importance and different aspects of financial inclusion, and study models such as Village Savings and Loans, Self-Help-Groups, financial Cooperatives […]

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29
Jun
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03
Jul

Dakar Senegal

Monday, June 29, 2015 to Friday, July 3, 2015

The African Microfinance Week is an initiative of the African microfinance regional networks (AMT, AFMIN, AFRACA and MAIN), supported by ADA in partnership with the Luxembourg Cooperation. The SAM 2015 is supported by the Government of Senegal and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. This event is inspired from other regional gatherings such […]

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18- 19
Jun

Dublin Ireland

Thursday, June 18, 2015 to Friday, June 19, 2015

The purpose of the event is to be a meeting of minds, ideas and experiences. Over 300 participants are expected to attend, including EMN member organisations, speakers, and representatives from other institutions active in the microfinance sector. Microfinance practitioners from both Europe and developing countries have been invited to share, exchange and challenge best practices […]

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04
Jun

Cape Town South Africa

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The World Economic Forum is organizing spring meeting in Cape Town, South Africa on June 4th, 2015 with the topic “From aspiration to reality: universal financial access in Africa”. The participants will discuss on advancing financial inclusion in Africa

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10- 15
May

Sunday, May 10, 2015 to Friday, May 15, 2015

This one week executive education program at Harvard Kennedy School will explore frontier issues in finance for the poor through a ‘smart design’ framework for financial inclusion products and policies. It will combine a data-centered approach to understand the market for finance and client needs with theoretical insights from economics and the behavioral sciences on […]

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29
Jan

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Given the growing importance of inclusive market systems development and questions about how it can promote gender equality and women’s economic empowerment, the SEEP Network and UN Women have teamed up to bring you a learning series entitled “From Theory to Practice: Women’s Economic Empowerment in Inclusive Market Systems Development.” The learning series will take […]

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19
Jan

America Square Conference Centre 1 America Square Crosswall EC3N 2LB United Kingdom

Monday, January 19, 2015

The purpose of this conference will be to take stock of the progress that has been made so far in promoting financial inclusion, and to examine the next moves forward, throughout the United Kingdom, internationally and in SME and trade finance. There will also be a session devoted to the role of digital and mobile […]

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15
Dec

Monday, December 15, 2014

This course shifts the focus from microfinance to learning about community based approaches for delivering financial services that are inclusive. Participants will study models such as Village Savings and Loans, Self-Help-Groups, financial Cooperatives and Credit Unions and learn about innovations such as mobile banking, value-chain finance, and bank linkages. Personal benefits Understand the role of […]

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08- 20
Dec

Monday, December 8, 2014 to Saturday, December 20, 2014

The 2-week Certificate Course on Community Based Microfinance (CBMF) for Financial Inclusion India Certificate course will be offered in the city if Hyderabad during Dec 8 – 20, 2014.  This is the third time that Coady & APMAS offering this course in India. Earlier this course was only offered at Coady International Institute, St Francis […]

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