Selected Event Archive Material
European Microfinance Week is the major annual event of the microfinance industry hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the European microfinance community (banks and financial institutions, government agencies, NGO's, consulting firms, researchers and universities) working in developing countries. It is organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and supported by the Luxembourg Government. The theme for 2015 is Financial Inclusion for Sustainable Development.
The Global SME Finance Forum 2015 will be held in Antalya, Turkey on November 15th to 16th. This flagship event is one of the few truly global conferences for SME-focused institutions that will gather senior leaders of financial institutions, development finance institutions and fintech companies that promote access to finance for small and medium enterprises with the aim to foster a lively exchange of knowledge and networking amongst peers and high-level participants.
Women’s World Banking at the Making Finance Work for Women Summit will take place November 11-12, 2015 at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Berlin, Germany.
Built on a foundation of commitment savings, Savings Groups (SGs) provide basic financial services, social support, and a platform for learning and testing new ideas to poor people worldwide. With nearly ten million people—mostly women and young people—participating in some form of Savings Group, it is a highly effective, scalable, and sustainable instrument for engaging the ‘unbanked’ poor. Savings Groups are also proven to serve as an entry point for other development efforts, including food security, health, and women’s economic empowerment.
El seminario, al que asistieron expertos en el financiamiento agrícola y seguros, tuvo como tema central la aplicación de seguros agropecuarios, y abarcó, además, la exploración de los seguros indexados como herramienta de inclusión crediticia. Una de las principales conclusiones a las que arribaron los expertos es que frente a los efectos nocivos del cambio climático en el sector agrícola es necesario perfeccionar los instrumentos financieros para la cobertura de riesgos agropecuarios, sector que presenta muchos retos para la banca de desarrollo.
The 18th MFC annual conference titled: “Employment, Youth and Investment: What can Microfinance do?” will take place in Prague, Czech Republic on 5-6 November, 2015.
The 11th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Morocco from 3 – 5 November 2015. Approximately 400 participants and experts from around the world will discuss and identify ways of accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance. The conference will be hosted by the Munich Re Foundation, FMSAR and the Microinsurance Network, supported by C.M.S., CIMA, the CEAR, ILO's Impact Insurance Facility and Making Finance Work for Africa.
Sanabel’s 2015 conference theme will focus on “Progress towards Financial Inclusion; Global Trends and Regional Initiatives”. This year’s conference will provide a platform for all concerned stakeholders to network and share experiences, progress towards objectives, and take a closer look at global trends and regional activities which seek to achieve financial inclusion.
The event is supported by Borsa Italiana and will gather high level representatives from Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), the European Commission and the financial and private sector to share views and experiences related on how to boost financing for agriculture and for agri-food enterprises as a critical mean to achieve food security through inclusive economic growth.
FARM Foundation is organizing side-event during the 42nd Commity on World Food Security (CFS 42). The event will take place on 13 October, 2015, from 8:30-9:30 at the FAO Headquarter, (Philippines Room, C277).