The first edition of the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative (FIGI) Symposium will be held from 29 November to 1 December 2017 in Bangalore, India. This event is being organised by the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in partnership with the Government of India, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure (CPMI).
Under the theme, 'Innovative Approaches to Digital Financial Inclusion Challenges', the symposium will highlight the need to leverage information and communication technologies (ICTs) and new approaches to financial inclusion. Key objectives of the symposium include:
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