The Special Awards Session was a highlight of the GFRID Summit. The awards recognized the innovative and impactful contributions made by individuals and organizations in the remittances, investment, and development space in The Remittance Evolution Award, Innovation Remittance Solution, Top Service Provider, Best in Class Compliance Solution, and Partner of the Year. The Awards Ceremony, coordinated by CrossTech, provided a platform for the awardees to share their achievements and inspire others to drive progress in the field of remittances, migration and development.
In observance of the United Nations’ International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) on 16 June 2023, and as part of the #familyremittances campaign 2023-2024, the IDFR Recognitions will be presented to entities, groups, companies and organizations that have best embodied the IDFR values, serving their interests and needs over the years. In response to the United Nations Member States’ call for global efforts in support of the IDFR objectives, awardees become honorary representatives of the IDFR for the years to come.
The awards were presented to the Central Bank of Kenya and the Central Bank of The Gambia for their strong commitment and leadership in the promotion of remittances as a development driver for the Kenyan and the Gambian economies and for the wellbeing of its people.