Tag Archives: EU Microfinance

Update of the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision

The Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion is leading a process to update the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision. What is the European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision? The European Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision (Code) was established following the adoption of the Communication on microcredit by the European Commission in November ...

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4th Annual CEO Forum Summit at the MFC-EMN Annual Conference 2018

Dates: 5-6 October 2018 Location: Bilbao, Spain Topic: Microfinance and fintech 4th CEO Summit Agenda: Download 4th Annual CEO Forum Summit will take place at the end of the joint MFC-EMN Annual Conference in Bilbao.  The CEO Summit will start at 5 pm on Friday, October 5 and will continue Saturday October 6. The CEO Forum Summit is a private space for the chief executives ...

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Albania: Establishment of a National Working Group with the support of MFC and EC

In cooperation with the Microfinance Centre (MFC) and with the support of the European Union, the Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA) has initiated a series of workshops relating to the future vision and role microfinance can play in the future development of the county. The findings of the workshop, will constitute the basis for the drafting of a strategic sectorial paper ...

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EU budget: a new Social Fund and Globalisation Adjustment Fund

For the next long-term EU budget, the European Commission proposes to further strengthen the Union’s social dimension with a renewed European Social Fund, the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+), and a strengthened and more effective European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). For the period 2021-2027, the European Social Fund Plus would be worth €101.2 billion, and the Globalisation Adjustment Fund €1.6 billion. Both ...

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Macedonia hosted the 3rd Regional forum: Human resources in Microfinance

On May 13-14, 2018, the Alliance of Microfinance Organizations hosted the 3rd regional microfinance forum “Human resources in Microfinance-Current trends and challenges in the region”, following the first regional forum “Financial inclusion through Microfinance-Current condition, status and challenges” from 2016 and the second regional forum “Payment Services-The role of non-banking microfinance organizations” from 2017. The forum, attended by HR managers ...

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MFC Coaching and Peer-mentoring Programme for Leaders of People’s Development in MFIs

Project Description Coaching and mentoring prove to be one of the most efficient tools especially in the development of middle and senior managers. If you ask, more and more managers admit how satisfied they were about the services of the professional coach. For the last two years, MFC has been introducing the coaching and peer mentoring services for our members ...

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Call for Proposals: evaluation of MFC’s partnership with the European Commission

The Microfinance Centre looks for a consultant to conduct the evaluation of its 2018-2021 Strategic Partnership Agreement Framework with the European Commission. Consultants are herewith invited to present their application for the external evaluation of the project “European level networks active in the promotion of access to finance (microfinance and social enterprise finance)” for the years 2018 – 2021. The ...

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European Microfinance Day

  The European Microfinance Day initiative was launched in 2015 as a tool to highlight the impact of the microfinance sector in Europe from a social and an economic perspective. EMD is organised in cooperation with European Microfinance Network (EMN). The main objectives of the European Microfinance Day are: To raise awareness among European citizens on the existence of microfinance and on ...

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The European Commission: Call for Applications for the Expert Group on Social Economy and Social Enterprises

   Application deadline: 18 May 2018 The European Commission’s Directorate – General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (“DG GROW”) has set up a group of experts on social economy and social enterprises. The purpose of this new group will be to discuss and agree on developing and strengthening actions related to the implementation  of  five pillars: access to finance, access ...

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Give your feedback for EC: A simplified prospectus for companies and investors in Europe

Feedback period: 24 April 2018 – 22 May 2018 The European Commission would like to hear your views about a simplified prospectus for companies and investors in Europe. A prospectus is a legal document that describes a company’s main line of business, its finances and shareholding structure the securities that are being issued and/or admitted to trading It contains the ...

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