ITU Workshop: Digital Financial Services and Financial Inclusion

14 Dec 2015 to 17 Dec 2015

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is organizing a Workshop on Digital Financial Services  and Financial Inclusion at the ITU Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on 14 December 2015.

The workshop will be followed by the fourth meeting of the ITU-T Focus Group on Digital Financial Services (FG DFS) from  15 to 17 December 2015 at the same venue. More information can be obtained on the FG DFS website
The objectives of this workshop are to:

  • Discuss the latest technology trends and innovations which are likely to impact the digital financial services sector and providers ability to reach the poor in a sustainable and scalable manner;
  • Create a platform for dialogue between the telecom and financial services regulators to discuss emerging issues and best practices for the policy and regulatory framework for financial inclusion;
  • Share best practices in areas of consumer protection, interoperability, access to infrastructure and security and risk management; and
  • Identify collective action and specific next steps to advance the work in the Focus Group on Digital Financial Services.

​The outputs of the workshop will be submitted to the Focus Group on Digital Financial Services meeting on 15-17 December 2015.

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