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MFC research results

Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation

“Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation” aims to inform MFC members of the implications of recent EU legislation and policies in financial services, and to assist them in identifying potential market opportunities. Read the paper:  Innovations in EU Policy and Legislation

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MFC case studies

MFC Policy Papers

Policy Papers 2009-2016

  MFC Policy Paper No.5: Demystifying the role of microfinance in job creation The paper discusses the role of microfinance in job creation through self-employment and microenterprise. Despite high expectations, in general microenterprises have a limited however socially important contribution to job creation. It is necessary to distinguish between growth-oriented

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Policy Publications. Archive: 2002-2008

Policy Monitor No. 13, September 2008 (in English, in Russian) Policy Monitor No. 12, January 2008 (in English, in Russian) Policy Monitor No.11, May 2007 (in English, in Russian) Policy Monitor No. 10, January 2007 (in English, in Russian) Policy Monitor No. 9, May 2006 (in English, in Russian) Policy

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MFC Webinars on Digitalisation

Small Goes Digital

How digitalization can bring about productive growth for micro and small enterprises The report deals with an urgent knowledge gap concerning micro and small enterprises (MSEs), specifically their ability to use digital technologies (email, mobile applications, cloud computing and so on) to increase productivity. It seeks to clarify why only

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Strengthening Clients’ Digital Business Skills

European MSEs often struggle to keep up with the pace of digital transformation. Digital skills development is key to benefit from the digital revolution and overcome the existing skills gaps. It is also crucial from the point of view of overcoming the impact of the pandemic. The benefits of developing

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Leadership: Go Tribal! || #LiDE

Thursday, December 9th, 11:00 – 12:15 CET (Amsterdam / Warsaw / Sarajevo)De Tribes are next generation teams. They create stronger bonds, higher commitment and bigger sense of collectveness. Also, they go beyond traditional teams structures and culture – they are much more informal, discrete, … tribal. Leading tribes requires new

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MFC Webinars on Covid Response

Other video and MFC Webinars

#DigLitBootcamp – Webinar Library

Opportunities and enablers of digitalisation for microfinance institutions (19/12/2018) Download webinar recording (audio) To help all interested European microfinance institutions understand better how to position themselves in the digital space, the European Commission sponsored a webinar organised under the umbrella of the EaSI Technical Assistance for Microfinance programme and hosted by

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What Makes a Fintech Inclusive? – Webinar Video

Co-hosted by MIX and FinDev Gateway, this webinar aims to provide clarity into inclusive fintech and, specifically, how to determine what makes a fintech “inclusive.” Bringing together diverse perspectives from government, think tanks, and practitioners, the webinar will highlight new frameworks that can help investors, policy makers and others to better

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MFC Tools to be used by Clients

Meet the new MFC Member – EVPA

We are very happy to welcome on board and introduce the new MFC Member – EVPA. Last month, EVPA and the Microfinance Centre (MFC) have signed a cross-membership agreement that will ensure learning and spreading best practices on impact investing, especially out of the box, hybrid investment instruments deployed to support

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Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe (FIGIG)

Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe (FIGIG) MFC’s new 4-year Programme Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe aims at advancing the EU green, inclusive finance agenda for the development of EU microenterprises and social businesses. This Programme is building on the MFC successful experience in developing

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Other MFC Tools

Meet the new MFC Member – EVPA

We are very happy to welcome on board and introduce the new MFC Member – EVPA. Last month, EVPA and the Microfinance Centre (MFC) have signed a cross-membership agreement that will ensure learning and spreading best practices on impact investing, especially out of the box, hybrid investment instruments deployed to support

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Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe (FIGIG)

Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe (FIGIG) MFC’s new 4-year Programme Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe aims at advancing the EU green, inclusive finance agenda for the development of EU microenterprises and social businesses. This Programme is building on the MFC successful experience in developing

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External publications

Meet the new MFC Member – EVPA

We are very happy to welcome on board and introduce the new MFC Member – EVPA. Last month, EVPA and the Microfinance Centre (MFC) have signed a cross-membership agreement that will ensure learning and spreading best practices on impact investing, especially out of the box, hybrid investment instruments deployed to support

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Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe (FIGIG)

Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe (FIGIG) MFC’s new 4-year Programme Financial Inclusion for Green Inclusive Growth in Europe aims at advancing the EU green, inclusive finance agenda for the development of EU microenterprises and social businesses. This Programme is building on the MFC successful experience in developing

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This initiative has received financial support from the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation “EaSI” (2014-2020). For further information please consult: http://ec.europa.eu/social/easi