Events

Webinaire – Quelles rentabilités pour la microfinance ?

9 avril 2019

Le Portail Findev en collaboration avec Convergences organise un webinaire.

Rentabilité : indispensable au secteur de la microfinance, cette notion est pourtant complexe à appréhender dans un secteur qui a pour raison d’être l’impact social. La microfinance doit-elle être rentable ? Si oui, peut-elle l’être en restant socialement responsable ? Peut-elle rester fidèle à ses aspirations et […]

To develop rural economies, the EIB is strengthening microfinance in Africa

1st April 2019

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCAF) together with the European Investment Bank (EIB) are organising a conference
To develop rural economies, the EIB is strengthening microfinance in Africa
SPEAKERS

Keynote address

– Ambroise FAYOLLE, Vice-Chairman, European Investment Bank (EIB)

– Jérôme BRUNEL, Secretary General, Crédit Agricole S.A & Board member, Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation (GCAF)

Round-table discussion

– Soukeyna […]

AGORA 4 YOUTH – Regards croisés sur l’inclusion des Jeunes

20 March 2019
L’esprit entrepreneurial : un outil au service de l’inclusion des jeunes ?

Deuxième volet du cycle de tables rondes organisé par Life Project 4 Youth (LP4Y) Luxembourg dans le cadre du réseau Youth 4 Change Network.
Mettant en perspective expériences concrètes d’ONG, initiatives d’acteurs de la vie économique, témoignages de jeunes, et données issues de […]

Investor webinar: Analysing SPM risk in pay-as-you-go digital models

14th March 2019

During this webinar, open to investors only, speakers from Mobisol and GOGLA will discuss emerging lessons learned in assessing client protection risks and client value in pay-as-you-go digital models.

The webinar is the latest in the series from CDC Group and SPTF’s Social Investor Working Group on how investors can analyze risks in FinTech investments.

When it’s […]

Investor Webinar: Impact Management Project

11th March 2019

Join this webinar, open to investors only, for a discussion with Impact Management Project’s Olivia Prentice on the IMP framework, the aim for its next phase, and its network workplans. The webinar is the latest discussion on impact investing from the SPTF Social Investor Working Group.

When it is time to join the webinar […]

Multilateral Financial Institutions and Sustainable Finance

14 March 2019

The Conférence Sainte Yves and the Oxford University Society Luxembourg organise a conference on « Multilateral Financial Institutions and Sustainable Finance ».

The guest speaker will be Mr Bertrand de Mazières, Director General for Finance at the European Investment Bank. He will describe the key role of multilateral international financial institutions in promoting sustainable finance, drawing […]

15th Consultative Forum on Inclusive Insurance

7th May 2019
Climate and Disaster Risk: Building Resilience bridging the Protection Gap
Poor and vulnerable people in emerging markets and developing countries are affected most by natural disasters. They suffer disproportionately due to their higher vulnerability and exposure and lower ability to cope and recover. In 2019, our Consultative Forums will explore how insurance providers, policymakers, […]

Global SME Finance Forum 2019: The Convergence of the Real and Financial Sectors in SME Finance

7th – 9th October 2019
Global SME Finance Forum 2019 – 5th Anniversary
This year’s Global Forum will focus on the convergence of the real and financial sectors in small business financing. Globally, some of the largest and fastest growing SME financiers may not have started as banks. From tech companies, logistics firms, commodities traders, and Fast-Moving Consumer […]

Africa Agri-Finance Forum

17 – 18 September 2019
Innovations that will transform Africa Agri Finance
According to expert reports, agriculture sector in Africa is the least productive in the world. Small-scale and subsistence farmers, pastoralists, and fishermen produce most of the food consumed in this region, yet they continue to face a number of challenges. Lack of capital for investment […]

2019 AFI Global Policy Forum – Using Technology for Inclusion of Women and Youth

11 – 13 September 2019
Using Technology for Inclusion of Women and Youth
The National Bank of Rwanda (NBR) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) will host the 2019 AFI Global Policy Forum (GPF).

Hailed for its gender equality policies and equal participation of women in all spheres of life, the 2019 GPF aims to showcase […]