The Focus Group on Digital Financial Services (FG DFS) of the International Telecommunication Union's Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) will hold its 7th meeting on 6-7 December 2016, in Geneva, Switzerland. It will be followedby the ITU Workshop on Digital Financial Services and Financial Inclusion on 8 December.
The Group acts an an open platform for digital financial services stakeholders – such as telecom regulators, financial services regulators, digital financial services providers, payment platform providers, mobile network operators, international organisations, and industry forums and consortia – to share knowledge and lessons learned in the field of digital financial services, with the objective of identifying the standardised frameworks needed to support the scaling up of digital financial services usage globally.
The FG DFS meeting is open to ITU Member States, Sector Members and Associates. It is also open to any individual from a country which is a member of ITU and who is willing to actively contribute to the work. This includes individuals who are also members or representatives of interested standards development organisations.
More information on the FG DFS's 7th meeting will be made available on the Group's webpage.