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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

We kindly invite you to participate in the second webinar of a series #DigLitBootcamp Credit scoring for digital lending  18th October, 11:00 – 12:00 (Warsaw/Amsterdam/Sarajevo) CLICK TO REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR The webinar will discuss 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 ...

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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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European Investment Bank: October Days of Sustainable Development in Luxemburg #SDGForumLu

Every year since 2015 (the year of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs), the October Days for Sustainable Development (ODSD) have contributed to the global debate on the SDGs by enhancing dialogue among stakeholders. The 2019 edition of the ODSD will shed light on innovative initiatives that contribute to achieving SDGs 11 and 12. The conference will ...

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EC Seminar in Brussels: Smart Use of Finance for Integration of Migrants Impacts and Mechanics to Foster Social Innovation

EUROPEAN COMMISSION – DIRECTORATE-GENERAL MIGRATION AND HOME AFFAIRS Directorate E: Migration and Security Funds; Financial Resources invites to a seminar on the topic of Smart Use of Finance for Integration of Migrants Impacts and Mechanics to Foster Social Innovation on 14 October 2019 in Brussels There is a considerable potential for financial investments for the benefit of legally residing third- country ...

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e-MFP, MFC Partner Announced European Microfinance Award Finalists

On the 19th of September, the Selection Committee for the European Microfinance Award 2019 “Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change” chose the three finalists who will go on to compete for the €100,000 prize: APA, ASKI, and FDL. Through the initiatives these outstanding organisations have put in place to increase vulnerable populations’ resilience to climate change, they demonstrate the innovation and ...

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Roundtable on Microfinance in Belgrade on 24 October 2019

MFC supports a roundtable on Microfinance to be held in Belgrade on 24 October. The event is organized by MFC Member – Agroinvest in cooperation with the Serbian Chamber of Commerce to advocate for adoption of the law on microfinance. MFC and EMN are supporting the event by contributing to the development of the agenda and promoting the event among ...

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Working Group in Albania : Microfinance of Tomorrow, Digitalization of MFI’s

The Albanian Microfinance Association, in cooperation with Microfinance Center and under the support of European Commission, and in the framework of the project “EU-level NGOs networks active in the promotion of social inclusion and poverty reduction or microfinance and social enterprise finance”, is planning to organize during the last quarter of 2019 a series of working group meetings on the national ...

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Belarus: MFC Partner Republican Microfinance Center Presents the Financial Education National Strategy

The National Bank of Belarus and the Government adopted by a joint Decree the next Financial Education (FED) National Strategy – Joint Action Plan of Public Authorities and Financial Service Providers to Improve Financial Literacy of the Population of the Republic of Belarus in 2019—2024. It is based on the research made by RMC upon the request from the National ...

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The National Working Group in Poland Launched in September

The Polish Union of Loan Funds in cooperation with Microfinance Centre has initiated a series of meetings related to digitalization – its role and its scope. Working Groups meetings aim at presenting the solutions which network members should implement in order to better serve their clients. The first meeting of the initiative was held on  September 5th. Representatives of 12 ...

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