Tag Archives: EaSI

EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar Series on Green Finance at Microfinance Institutions

The EU is organising a four-part webinar series between 26 September and 4 December on the implications of climate change for the financial sector. The EU is holding a series of four webinars under the umbrella of the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) to help European microfinance institutions better understand the implications, opportunities and challenges of climate change ...

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CEO FORUM: Peer Exchange Workshops in 2019

CEO FORUM is organizing two peer exchange workshops in October 2019:1. Chief HR Officers Peer Exchange Workshop: Staff Recruitment and Retention that will take place in Warsaw (Poland) on 7-8 October 2019. This workshop is open for CEOs and HR Managers and other HR executive staff; [click here to see the event’s agenda] 2. Chief Credit, Risk and IT Mangers Peer ...

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MFC Activities under EaSI Technical Assistance Programme in the 2nd Quarter of 2019

The EaSI Technical Assistance Programme services support public and private financial intermediaries of the microfinance sector in Europe with a wide range of activities aimed at increasing the quality of their internal processes, enhancing access to finance for vulnerable groups, and creating a sustainable European microfinance ecosystem. The Programme is managed by the European Commission and implemented by a consortium led by Frankfurt School of Finance ...

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Our Latest EaSI Technical Assistance Workshop in Poland Was Well Received by Participants

Date: 11 June 2019 Location: Warsaw, Poland Topic: Current regulatory challenges The European Commission sponsored a day-long microfinance workshop under the EaSI Technical Assistance Programme, which took place in Warsaw (Poland) on 11 June 2019. This event, co-hosted by the Polish Union of Loan Funds, helped better understand Polish microfinance regulations and identify solutions to current challenges they face. Discussion topics included the practical aspects of ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance for Social Enterprise Finance

Social enterprises contribute to the European policy in the area of employment and social inclusion and are particularly relevant for the implementation of the rights and principles expressed in the European Pillar for Social Rights. The European Commission recognised the potential of social enterprises for innovation and their positive impact on the economy and society at large in its Social Business Initiative and Start-up and ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Call for Microcredit Providers is Open! MFIs, Banks, Fintechs & More Can Apply Now

European microcredit providers can now apply for technical assistance services under the Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme. The European Commission has opened a new Call for Expression of Interest for EaSI Technical Assistance services with the goal of selecting microfinance providers interested in improving their operational capacity in order to disburse even more microcredits and microloans to vulnerable groups ...

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Eight EaSI Technical Assistance Events During the MFC Annual Conference 2019

Dates:  29–31 May 2019 Location:  Istanbul, Turkey Conference website: mfc2019.org Seven workshops and one investment readiness training are organised under the European Union’s EaSI Technical Assistance Programme, taking place during the 22nd MFC Annual Conference 2019. Pre-conference day on 29 May The pre-conference microfinance workshop titled ‘Digital Marketing Made Easy’ will take place in the same venue as the conference and will enhance your ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance to the European Microcredit Sector

Project description The European Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (henceforth “EaSI”) Technical Assistance will continue under the direct management of the European Commission – Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. The EaSI Technical Assistance services support public and private financial intermediaries of the microfinance sector in Europe with a wide range of activities aimed at increasing the quality of ...

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Call for Expressions of Interest: EaSI Technical Assistance for Social Enterprise Finance Providers

Social enterprise finance providers can now apply for technical assistance services under the Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme! To build the emerging European social enterprise finance sector and to facilitate access to EaSI financial instruments, the European Commission is extending the scope for the provision of EaSI technical assistance – which previously focused only on microcredit providers – to cover also ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Workshop on Refugee and Migrant Finance and Support in Europe

Date: April 9, 2019 Location: Istanbul, Turkey Registration The European Commission is sponsoring a one-day microfinance workshop under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme for microfinance titled: “Refugee/Migrant Finance and Support – Where Do We Stand?”. The event will bring together international and local microfinance experts, experts on integration of refugees, industry and government representatives, as well as other stakeholders for three ...

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