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EaSI Technical Assistance Investment Readiness Training for Microfinance Institutions in Portugal

The investment training session is tailored to microfinance institutions and other stakeholders in the Portuguese microfinance sector. The European Union is offering an investment readiness training under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme tailored to microfinance institutions and other stakeholders in the Portuguese microfinance sector. The training will take place at the SANA Metropolitan Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal on 11 March 2020. This ...

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MFC Memeber NOA from Albania-Best Practice From The European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision

Since its establishment in 1998, NOA Sh.aAlbania (NOA) targets clients such as small businesses not served by banks in Albania. NOA is one of the largest microfinance institutions in the country, with 261 employees, 25 branches, 12,438 active clients and an outstanding loan portfolio of EUR 41m. With the support of EaSI Technical Assistance in 2017, NOA received a certificate ...

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EU Funding Toolkit – a Very Useful Resource on EU Funding Programmes by Euclid Network

Euclid Network in cooperation with EC prepared a very handy toolkit about all of the EU funding programmes. It can be very useful for all of the MFI’s, social enterprises, start-ups, institutions helping migrants You can find there the Overview on EU funding instruments: EaSI, COSME, ESF, Interreg Europe, Erasmus+, LIFE and Horizon 2020. If your institution is searching for ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar on the Regulations of the Financial Conduct Authority

On 13 January, the European Union is offering a webinar for microfinance institutions (MFI) interested in improving their organisational culture and conduct and aligning to the regulations of the Financial Conduct Authority. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has replaced one of its standards – the Approved Persons Regime (APR) with a Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) affecting all financial institutions regulated ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance: Peer-to-peer Training on How Microfinance Institutions Can Better Serve Vulnerable Groups With Volunteers

The EU is offering a peer-to-peer training under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme to selected European microfinance institutions, as well as other microcredit providers from Europe to visit MonteCredit, a microfinance institution operating for more than 20 years in Montenegro as a subsidiary of VisionFund. The training will take place at the premises of the hosting organisation in Podgorica, Montenegro ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Study Visit to GLS Bank – Learning from a Successful Social Banking Model

The European Union is offering a two-day study visit under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme to selected European microfinance institutions (MFIs) from Serbia, Albania and Bulgaria. They will visit GLS Bank, a German ethical bank that was founded in 1974 as the first bank in Germany that operated with an ethical philosophy. The visit will take place in the headquarters of ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Peer-to-Peer Visit to MicroStart with Focus on Refugee Clients

The European Union is offering a peer-to-peer training under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme. The training course is offered to the microfinance institution Finklusiv Danmark to visit microStart. The training will take place at the premises of microStart in Brussels and Gent, Belgium, on 9-10 December 2019. The peer-to-peer training is organised at the request of Finklusiv Danmark, an institution recently founded in Denmark that aims ...

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Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar on Environmental and Social Risk Management

The European Union is offering a webinar on Environmental and Social Risk management on 4 December, for microfinance institutions in Europe. This EaSI Technical Assistance webinar will discuss the possible responses to national and international drivers to apply Environmental and Social (E&S) safeguards, as well as how to create and implement an internal E&S management system. This is the last ...

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Join the Easi Technical Assistance Webinar on How to Use Digital Financial Solutions to Enhance Financial Inclusion

The European Union is offering a webinar on how microfinance institutions in Europe can use digital financial solutions to enhance financial inclusion, under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). It is organized by European Microfinance Network. Register for this webinar © sdecoret / Shutterstock The EaSI Technical Assistance webinar will take place on 3 December. This first session of ...

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EaSI Technical Assistance Study Visit to Qredits – an IT-driven Microfinance Business Model for Sustainable Growth

The European Union is offering a study visit under the EaSI Technical Assistance programme to visit Qredits, a microcredit provider operating in the Netherlands. The visit will take place on the premises of the hosting organization in Almelo, the Netherlands on 25 November 2019. This is a second edition of the visit that was already offered to beneficiaries of the ...

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