Universal Financial Access 2020
Date: Friday, April 17, 2015
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET | 15:30 – 17:00 GMT or convert time
Location: World Bank Group Headquarters, Preston Auditorium & Online
Over 2.5 billion adults do not have access to quality, affordable financial services, using instead informal methods to save, borrow, and secure their assets. Access to finance also remains a considerable obstacle for small and medium size enterprises, as financial systems remain too underdeveloped to serve their needs.
Challenges remain toward building a more inclusive financial sector that can spur economic growth and reduce poverty levels. Join World Bank Group President Kim, H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, Honorary Patron of the G20 GPFI, government ministers, and banking CEOs for a panel on how broader financial inclusion can be achieved through the use of multi-stakeholder partnerships and technology to enable business model innovation.
More information & livestream at http://live.worldbank.org/universal-financial-access-2020.