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Call European Microfinance Research Award – Deadline March 11th

Ahead of the Microfinance Center (MFC) – European Microfinance Network (EMN) Annual Conference to be held in Vienna (Austria), on 6th June 2019, European Microfinance Network (EMN) is pleased to announce the 12th edition of the European Microfinance Research Award co-sponsored by the Research Group « Financial Inclusion and New Entrepreneurship » of The Hague University of […]

InFiNe.lu in 2018

30 members sharing their willingness to promote access for all to good quality, affordable and responsible financial services

InFiNe.lu Publication “Inclusive Finance: Looking to the Future. A perspective from Luxembourg”

14 events organised on inclusive finance topics

Workshops and webinar for members with renowned experts in SME Finance

InFiNe.lu in 2018

Dissemination of knowledge and good practices with specific roadshows […]

Hélène Keraudren, the InFiNe.lu Scholar to attend the Harvard Business School – Accion Programme 2019

After a rigourous selection process, the InFiNe.lu scholarship to attend the Harvard Business School – Accion programme on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance in April 2019 was granted to Hélène Keraudren, Chief Financial Officer at the Grameen Crédit Agricole Microfinance Foundation.

Hélène became involved in inclusive finance 15 years ago, after several years in Financial management in the […]

The Global Microscope 2018 on Financial Inclusion

The Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion from The Economist Intelligence Unit is a benchmarking index that assesses the enabling environment for financial access in 55 countries. The research underscores the evolving landscape of financial inclusion itself. This year’s index was completely revised to take a forward-looking focus on digital financial services, and to address the […]

Online Data on Financial Inclusion: the MAP Approach

The Making Access Possible (MAP) diagnostic approach – a result of the programme’s unique analytical framework – developped throuhg UNCDF (United Nations Capital Development Fund) looks to build a picture of market demand based on household and individual income, economic activity, and current usage of financial services within a diverse array of countries and local contexts. […]

UNCDF and Bamboo launch initiative to deploy blended finance investments in Least Developed Countries

December 2018

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (‘UNCDF’) and Bamboo Capital Partners (‘Bamboo’), an impact investing platform, are launching a partnership to establish an investment vehicle that will support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (‘SDGs’) in the world’s poorest 47 nations, known as the Least Developed Countries (‘LDCs’).

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Face to Face with InFiNe.lu Members: Anne-Sophie Minaldo Partner – Head of Regulatory Services and Corporate Citizenship, KPMG Luxembourg and Chairwoman of KPMG Luxembourg Foundation

An interview with Anne-Sophie Minaldo, Partner – Head of Regulatory Services and Corporate Citizenship, KPMG Luxembourg and Chairwoman of KPMG Luxembourg Foundation

Could you tell us more about your background? What are your current responsibilities within KPMG Luxembourg?
Today I am leading our corporate citizenship strategy but my interest to inclusive finance was born years ago when […]

EIB New Publication « Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability »

In the framework of the Africa Day organised by the EIB in partnership with UNIDO (the United Nations’ Industrial Development Organisation) on November 22dn in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, the EIB launched the fourth edition of its publication « Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability ».

In this edition, the report focuses on recent developments in […]

25 ans de SOS Faim Luxembourg avec Olivier De Schutter: Un appel à un changement de système alimentaire

Luxembourg 28 Novembre 2018

En présence de Son Altesse Royale le Grand-Duc de Luxembourg, de Monsieur Romain Schneider, Ministre de la Coopération au Développement et de l’Action humanitaire, SOS Faim Luxembourg organisait une séance académique avec pour thématique « un changement de système alimentaire pour assurer notre avenir » dont l’intervenant principal était Olivier De Schutter, ancien Rapporteur […]

Catapult : Inclusion Africa Programme by the LHoFT

From November 5th to November 9th, 14 selected Fintech companies developing product to strengthen financial inclusion in Africa were in Luxembourg to follow a tailor made programme for Fintech startup development, Catapult: Inclusion Africa Programme, organised by the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and sponsored by PwC Luxembourg and Luxembourg Aid & Development. InFiNe.lu […]