Dialogue to Implementation, launch event

eGFRID Event
Event typeonline
Dec 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
 > Dec 14, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
(timezone: UTC+1)
Focus RegionGlobal

118 Total participants


  • Remittances as a lifeline: one billion people and counting

Meike Van Ginneken, Associate Vice-President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

  • 2021 G20 priorities on financial inclusion and GPFI plan of work in support of remittance families and development

Magda Bianco, Head of Consumer Protection and Financial Education Department, Bank of Italy, G20 Presidency 2021

Anna Zelentsova, Advisor, Ministry of Finance of Russian Federation and Co-Chair of the G-20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI)

  • Remittances and the financing for development in the era of COVID-19 and beyond

Joerg Weber, Head, Investment Policy Branch, Division on Investment and Enterprise, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

  • Remittances in times of crisis: response, recovery and resilience – Blueprint for action

Discussants – Remittance Community Task Force’s co-leads

Pedro de Vasconcelos, Manager, Financing Facility for Remittances, IFAD (Moderator)

Harish Natarajan, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation, World Bank Group

Leon Isaacs, Joint CEO, DMA Global

Barry Cooper, Technical Director, Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion – CENFRI

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