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Carte Blanche Michel Maquil – RTL Radio – Luxembourg et la finance durable

13 mars 2019

Dans sa carte blanche sur RTL Radio du 13 mars 2019, Michel Maquil parle de Luxembourg et son implication dans le mouvement de la finance durable.

Pour lire cette carte blanche en français et luxembourgeois cliquez ici

Access to Financial Services for Refugees in Jordan and Uganda

12 March 2019

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation was chosen by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA) to implement a programme of access to financial and non-financial services for refugees and their host communities in Jordan and Uganda.

 The first phase of the programme involved analysing the […]

InFiNe.lu is offering a scholarship to attend a 2019 Boulder Microfinance Training

As part of InFiNe.lu Scholarships Programme, the network is offering to its members a (1) scholarship to attend a  Boulder Programme this summer, to choose from either:

The Boulder Microfinance Training (MFT) in English / July 22nd – August 2nd, 2019 – Turin, Italy

or

Le Boulder Microfinance Training (MFT) en français / 8-19 juillet 2019 […]

InFiNe.lu New Members : Welcome e-MFP and Finance in Motion Luxembourg Branch

26 February 2019

Two new members have joined InFiNe.lu: the European Microfinance Platform  (e-MFP) and Finance in Motion – Luxembourg Branch

e-MFP is the leading network of organisations and inviduals active in the Financial inclusion sector in developing coutries. It numbers over 130 membres from all geographic régions and spécialisations of the microfinance community, including consultants & support […]

Face to Face with InFiNe.lu Members: Marc Elvinger, Partner Elvinger Hoss Prussen and President of Friendship Luxembourg

Marc Elvinger is Partner at Elvinger Hoss Prussen and President of Friendship Luxembourg

Could you tell us more about your background and your interest in development cooperation?
I became interested in development cooperation when I was at university in Aix en Provence. That was when I first started to do voluntary work for a number of NGOs. […]

Last Midi de la Microfinance: Digital Financial Services Need to Be Adapted to the Needs of MFI’s Clients

The 46th Midi de la Microfinance organised on February 7th 2019 discussed the topics that will shape the development of financial inclusion in the coming years, A particular focus was given by the pannelists to digital solutions for financial inclusion.

Indeed digital solutions are often perceived as a tool to strengthen financial inclusion thanks to easier access to […]

Launch of an Innovative Impact Fund for Agricultural Entrepreneurship (ABC Fund) with the Support of Luxembourg

18th February 2019

A new impact fund for agricultural entrepreneurship, the Agri Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund), developped by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in close collaboration with the government of Luxembourg, the European Union, the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has […]

Lancement de SPTF Europe à Luxembourg

 
Pour une finance transparente, responsable et durable
Lancement de SPTF Europe en présence de Pierre Gramegna, ministre des Finances et Paulette Lenert, ministre de la Coopération au développement et de l’Action humanitaire à la Maison de la Microfinance au Luxembourg.

En date du 26 février 2019, le ministre des Finances, M. Pierre Gramegna et la ministre […]

US$ 42 Billion Funds to Financial Inclusion in 2017

The 2017 CGAP Funder Survey reports funding commitments from 54 international funders, both public and private, as of the end of 2017. The survey shows that international funders committed US$42 billion to financial inclusion in 2017 – a growth of approximately 12 % . Development finance institutions (DFIs) are driving the growth in public funding; […]

New Report from UNCDF : Blended Finance in the Least Developed Countries

Three years after the adoption of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, there is a consensus that public and private finance will both be needed—at scale—to meet the SDGs. Blended finance is receiving increasing attention for its potential to maximize the catalytic impact of concessional finance by sharing risks […]