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Sustainable Finance and Climate Smart Agriculture Investments Plan

19th June 2019
Know more about Sustainable Finance and Climate Smart Agriculture Investments Plan
On June 19th at the Maison de la microfinance, join Climate Finance Specialists from the CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture) and the CGIAR (the world’s largest global agricultural innovation network) to learn more about their work to implement large climate smart investments […]

EIB and Inclusive Finance

10th July 2019

Know more about the European Investment Bank (EIB) commitment in inclusive finance.

On July 10th at the Maison de la microfinance, join the EIB Microfinance Unit who will present the EIB action in microfinance.

The focus will be:

EIB and Microfinance: lessons learned – Olivier Edelman, Head of Microfinance Unit Intermediated Finance for MSMEs Division, EIB

Have we lost Belgium? The story of our missing forests and what we can do about it

Each year, an area of forest the size of Belgium is lost from our planet. This comes with devastating consequences as forests are integral to the well-being of our planet.

The severity of these issues mean that a united effort is needed to stem the problem. It is not possible to combat deforestation through public initiatives […]

Financial Inclusion Trends

11th June 2019
Know more about the trends of financial inclusion
On June 11th at the Maison de la microfinance, join Sam Mendelson, financial inclusion specialist European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) who will run an interactive workshop on the Financial Inclusion Compass 2018 – e-MFP’s Survey of Financial Inclusion Trends.
He will present the key findings, and  will discuss with […]

10th European Microfinance Award « Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change »

The European Microfinance Award was launched in October 2005 by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs – Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, to support innovative thinking in the microfinance sector.
Awarded for the first time in 2006, it is jointly organised by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, the European […]

European Development Days – Addressing inequalities: Building a world which leaves no one behind

18 – 19 June 2019

Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. The EDD is a participatory programme.

EDD 2019’s overarching title is « Addressing inequalities: building a […]

Oxford Impact Investing Programme Lunch Meetup

16th May 2019
Do you want to learn more about Impact Investing ?
On May 16th at the Maison de la microfinance, join Fabio Mandorino, Economic Adviser ABBL , who will present what he learnt during the Oxford Impact Investing Programme 2019. Fabio will focus his presentation on « intended impact » and the challenges of impact measurement.

Please confirm […]

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

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 […]

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 […]