Tag Archives: Events

The ILO Financial Education Programme is Launching an e-learning Course

International Labour Organization has announced a new, free-of-charge e-learning course on Financial Education. This course complements the face-to-face training and awareness raising campaigns that the ILO Financial Education Programme has conducted over the years, training over 100,000 people worldwide. The course provides the e-learners with the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to better manage their personal finances. The course is now available free ...

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Insurance Ltd Receives the 10th European Microfinance Award in Recognition of Its Response to “strengthening Resilience to Climate Change”.

At a ceremony held at the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, Paulette Lenert, Luxembourg Minister for Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, presented the 10th European Microfinance Award to APA Insurance Ltd of Kenya. Since 2006, Luxembourg Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, the European Microfinance Platform and the Inclusive Finance Network Luxembourg have been awarding a €100,000 prize to the ...

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Roundtable in Belgrade – TV interview with Grzegorz Galusek, MFC Executive Director

    The meeting in Belgrade gathered representatives of Serbian government and Chamber of Commerce, European Commission, European Investment Fund and many microfinance practitioners and other stakeholders involved. It was supported and facilitated by Microfinance Centre. The aim was to find solutions to improve the regulatory and legal infrastructure in order to assure Serbian financial sector becomes more inclusive. Watch ...

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Microfinance Centre at LendIt Fintech- September 2019, London

You may have thought finance and technology are not female domains. We want to prove you it’s changing and that the microfinance sector is a pioneer in women employment. We encourage you to read our short note from LendIt Fintech summit in London, attended by Katarzyna Pawlak and Aleksandra Karabon from MFC. Katarzyna Pawlak  Microfinance Centre’s Deputy Director has discussed ...

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Awards and Announcements – Brussels Event of the European Microfinance Day #2019EMD

17 October 2019 was a special day for European microfinance. Organized jointly by Microfinance Centre and European Microfinance Network, Brussels Event gathered representatives of microfinance institutions’ and associations, who urge to constantly improve their services. This perpetual will for championing, keeping up with change and meeting the standards paid off: members of both MFC and EMN were awarded with European ...

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European Crowdfunding Network invites to the eight ECN Crowdfunding Convention

The 8th ECN Crowdfunding Convention (24-25 October) will explore the future of crowdfunding within a harmonised European market, looking at technological advances, market consolidation and requirements for up- and down-scaling. We will seek open discourse elaborating strategies, best practices and failure. This year, following the discussions on – and near finalisation of – the “European Crowdfunding Service Providers (ECSP) for business ...

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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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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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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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Digital Literacy Bootcamp

  The #DigLit 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. List of Webinars 08/10/2019 | Key elements of successful digital customer acquisition – Bernard Golko – WATCH 18/10/2019 | Credit scoring for digital lending – Piotr Woźniak – WATCH 24/10/2019 | Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation: Opportunities ...

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