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The Future of Work in Rural Economies by International Labour Organization, Turin, 9-20 December

Global Commission on the Future of Work. International Labour Office is organizing an Academy on rural development.  This new edition of the Academy covers a wide variety of topics related to the promotion of decent work in the rural economy in the context of the future of work. The Academy stimulates sharing of experiences on the latest approaches, initiatives and ...

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CFI: A Conversation about the Handbook on Consumer Protection for Inclusive Finance

The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion and DLA Piper/New Perimeter are pleased to launch updated and revised guidance for financial consumer protection regulators tackling the risks and opportunities introduced by digital financial services. The Handbook on Consumer Protection for Inclusive Finance, a joint project between experts at the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion and DLA Piper/New Perimeter, presents ...

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#DigLit Bootcamp: Sprint approach: Agile mindset and the Scrum framework

Sprint approach: Agile mindset and the Scrum framework January 2020 Agile and Scrum are the new buzzwords. But how do you implement them within small development groups. During this workshop we will focus on the features of Scrum that have been useful for microStart, even when we collaborate with only 1 or 2 developers. Furthermore we will focus on some ...

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#DigLitBootcamp: 7 things you need to know about mobile apps development

7 things you need to know about mobile apps development 12 November, 11:00-12:00 (Warsaw/Amsterdam/Sarajevo) CLICK TO REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR Using examples of mobile apps created by itCraft, the presenter will discuss the success and failure factors, technical and legal issues and payment systems. He will share how to assess the strengths and weaknesses of certain ideas, and what initial assumptions and ...

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#DigLitBootcamp – Webinar Library

Opportunities and enablers of digitalisation for microfinance institutions (19/12/2018) Download webinar recording (audio) To help all interested European microfinance institutions understand better how to position themselves in the digital space, the European Commission sponsored a webinar organised under the umbrella of the EaSI Technical Assistance for Microfinance programme and hosted by the Microfinance Centre (MFC). Being present online is a must ...

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Workshops at the Ethical and Solidarity Finance Forum in Portugal – EaSI TA for Microfinance

The European Commission offers three EaSI Technical Assistance workshops during the fourth edition of the Ethical and Solidarity Finance Forum on 7-8 November 2019. The Forum will take place in Ponta Delgada, on the São Miguel Island in the Azores, on the premises of the Regional Laboratory of Civil Engineering. The EaSI Technical Assistance for Microfinance workshops will focus on ...

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#DigLitBootcamp: Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation: Opportunities for Microfinance

Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation: Opportunities for Microfinance  24th October, 10:00 – 11:00 (Warsaw/Amsterdam/Sarajevo) This webinar aims at informing MFC members of the implications of recent EU legislation and policies in financial services, and to assist them in identifying potential market opportunities. It will delve into the EU’s Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), the EU Commission’s Fintech Action Plan and its ...

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European Commission Invites You to Join the Second EaSI Technical Assistance for Microfinance Webinar of the Series on Green Finance

After a successful first webinar introducing the topic of Green Finance and its relevance for microfinance institutions in Europe, a second webinar of the series will take place on 16 October. It will present learnings from a case study on greening MFIs. © RachenArt / Shutterstock This is the second session from the “Green Finance at Microfinance Institutions” webinar series, ...

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#DigLitBootcamp Webinar: Credit scoring for digital lending

The second webinar of a series #DigLitBootcamp Credit scoring for digital lending (18/10/2019)  The webinar discusses the experience of Kredytmarket – an on-line lending platform to micro enterprises, successfully kicked off in 2016. In 2018, the company started to use own credit risk models to assess credit applications based on own credit risk models and using an artificial intelligence models to prevent ...

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#DigLitBootcamp: Basic Skills and Knowledge for Digital Transformation

  MFC has launched a new initiative –  Digital Literacy Bootcamp, a series of webinars with experts and high profile practitioners. Check out more HERE. Why #DigLitBootcamp?  The Bootcamp aims at building strong foundation for digital transformation processes in MFIs by targeting basic skills, knowledge and capabilities related to digitalisation among MFI staff and management. The topics covered include choosing ...

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