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Face to face with our members: Julie Didier, Marketing & Communication Manager, LuxFLAG

Julie Didier is Marketing and Communication Manager at LuxFLAG.

Could you describe briefly your background and role within LuxFLAG?

In my current role as Marketing & Communication Manager, I am responsible for the planning, the development and the implementation of LuxFLAG’s external communications to promote the association’s activities in supporting Sustainable Finance. My tasks go from […]

InFiNe.lu in 2017

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

Extended support from the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs – Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs

14 events organised on inclusive finance topics

3 trainings offered to members with renowned experts in climate finance and SME Finance

A […]

Inclusive Finance: looking to the future

The last European Microfinance Week provided the opportunity for InFiNe.lu members to have a look at the evolution of the inclusive finance sector with a session specially organised for them: “Inclusive Finance: Looking to the future”.

With the global development challenges such as climate change, migration and the growing importance of digital technology, the inclusive finance sector […]

Face to Face with our Members: Anne Contreras & Aurélien Hollard, Of Counsels, Arendt & Medernach

An interview with Anne Contreras & Aurélien Hollard, Of Counsels, Arendt & Medernach

Anne Contreras is Of Counsel with Arendt and Medernach, where she has developed a legal advisory activity exclusively dedicated to microfinance, impact investing and social entrepreneurship since 2011. A lawyer of the Luxembourg Bar, Anne joined Arendt & Medernach in 1998 after studying […]

Cooperativa de Ahorro y Préstamo Tosepantomin (México) Winner of the European Microfinance Award 2017

37 microfinance institutions from 23 developing countries contended for this award, which this year focussed on “microfinance for housing”.

The 2017 European Microfinance Award honours a microfinance institution, based in a developing country, that implemented innovative solutions to support access to better quality residential housing for low income, vulnerable and excluded groups, with no or limited […]

Carte Blanche Michel Maquil RTL Radio

In his last Carte Blanche on RTL radio, Michel Maquil talks about the implementation of a sustainable development policy.
To read the text in Luxembourgish and French click here

Launch of the 1st Microfinance Training Center in Tunisia

The first Microfinance Training Center has been inaugurated in Tunisia.

This project has been made possible thanks to the collaboration between Luxembourg based actors – The Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, EIB, ADA – and the Republic of Tunisia.

The goal of the project is to strenghten the capacity of microfinance stakeholders in Tunisia. A large […]

Face to Face with InFiNe.lu Members: Paula Cortes, Project Officer, ADA

An interview with Paula Cortes, Project Officer, ADA

Paula Cortes has been a project officer at ADA since 2016. She came to Luxembourg from Colombia with international experience in inclusive finance with a focus on products development.

How did you get involved in inclusive finance?

I studied finance and international relations in Bogotá (Colombia). I had a […]

Global SME Finance Forum 2017 bringing together the SME Finance ecosystem

The Global SME Finance Forum 2017 took place in Berlin from November 1st to November 3rd. The SME Finance Forum brings together the whole SME Finance ecosystem. It is a unique opportunity for banks, Development Finance Institutions, and fintech companies to talk together and to partner for the development of SME finance.

SME Finance is one of […]

12 FinTech Startups working for financial inclusion gathered in Luxembourg

In 2017, easy, affordable and secure access to financial services is still a challenge in many countries and for many people. FinTech may help to support financial inclusion. It creates new means of providing financial services and products.

Aware of the growing importance of FinTech in the field of inclusive finance, EFSE Fund and the SANAD […]