11- 14
Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum

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) and Appui au Développement Autonome (ADA), in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund’s SHIFTprogramme, which receives donor support from Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The Forum is being hosted by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC).

The Forum will take place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 11-14 July 2016 and aims to strengthen the level of cooperation and knowledge exchange between countries and institutions to progress financial inclusion within the Greater Mekong Subregion, namely: Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, and People’s Republic of China (specifically Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region).