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Leading a Team in the Digital Era – Join the EaSI Technical Assistance Webinar

The EU is offering this webinar to representatives from microfinance institutions (MFI) interested in strengthening their skills in leading a team online and remotely. The webinar will take place on 8 October. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more and more employees work remotely, and deal with work challenges in a time of volatility, anxiety, fast changing circumstances and many ...

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Migrant Entrepreneurship Online Conference “Growing Europe”- Every Thursday of September

  Make your September count! After months of lockdown that has disproportionately affected the world’s disadvantaged communities, especially those with their own businesses to run, the need to support these people is more important than ever. The Growing Europe online conference, co-organized by the MAGNET Consortium, brings together migrants, refugees, policy makers, NGOs and the private sector to focus on ...

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[WEBINARS] COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on European MFIs and Their Clients

  Microfinance Centre is inviting you to watch two webinars where we will be presenting the findings of our research. The surveys aimed at assessing the impact of the pandemic both on microfinance institutions and their clients. READ THE SUMMARY PAPER   The results were presented by Kinga Dąbrowska and Justyna Pytkowska from MFC and their Guests. events took place ...

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Microfinance Centre’s Webinars to Help You Cope with COVID-19 Effects – Business in Pandemic

On this webpage you can find information about webinars dedicated to help you go through the difficult time of pandemic. IMPACT OF COVID19 PANDEMIC ON THE MICROFINANCE SECTOR IN EUROPE – WEBINARS AND RESEARCH PAPER WEBINARS’ RECORDINGS (ENGLISH) – HOW TO BUILD A CORPORATE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 WEBINARS OF THE SERIES IN RUSSIAN DESCRIPTIONS OF THE CONTENT ...

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News from Albanian Microfinance Association : Annual Report and COVID-19 Survey

  Our Member association, AMA from Albania prepared many interesting resources during past weeks. Read here the press release which sums up the webinar on digital solutions which took place on 2nd July and was co-organized by the Microfinance Centre under the European Commission’s EaSI Technical Assistance Programme. MFC has supported AMA as well during the preparation of the survey ...

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AskBFC – Webinar Series by an MFC Member: Business and Finance Consulting

Ask BFC During the current Covid-19 crisis BFC is pleased to provide free Q&A sessions with expert consultants online to respond to any relevant questions you may have every second Thursday of the month at 10:00 AM CET.     To sign up for AskBFC Webinar series please use the registration link below or click here to register for 2 or ...

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EIF and European Commission Launch New Covid-19 Measures Supporting Micro- and Social Enterprises Under the EaSI Guarantee Instrument

  Coronavirus: EIF and European Commission Launch New Covid-19 Measures Supporting Micro- and Social Enterprises Under the Eur 400m EaSI Guarantee Instrument Enhanced terms under the EaSI Guarantee Instrument to support micro- and social enterprises in response to COVID-19 Call for Expression of interest launched today available for intermediaries with a potential outreach to thousands of individual micro-borrowers as well ...

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Coaching for Staff of Microfinance Associations

Coaching for staff of microfinance associations Coaching is a way of supporting people and organizations in achieving their business goals, using their full potential, without telling them what to do or doing it instead of  them. Peer- mentoring extends the scope of available resources by the know-how and experience of the peer from other organizations. Today, these two methods are ...

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European Commission : Public Consultations – Autumn 2020

Take part in three public consultations! Consumer Credit Directive impact assessment & review (Deadline: 1 September 2020) Consumer credit agreements (where credit is granted to an individual) include unsecured loans, credit cards and hire purchase. The EU rules on consumer credit strengthen consumers’ rights and help them make informed decisions. This initiative reviews those rules, with a focus on issues ...

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JOBS MFI – Welcome to the New MFC Member from Bulgaria!

  Microfinance Centre is happy to introduce to you our new Member, JOBS MFI from Bulgaria.   JOBS MFI was created in 2010 as a part of the Group of The Bulgarian Development Bank. Its main purpose is to facilitate the access to financing of the micro- and small businesses, agricultural producers, freelancers, craftsmen and startups who develop or start new ...

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