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Dialogue to implementation, Track 1 “Remittance families”, Session 1

Session I – Enhancing financial inclusion and resilience of remittance families 

Track I aims to address coordination needs and opportunities among international, regional and national stakeholders towards supporting common efforts in the effective implementation of adequate mitigation measures. This track will bring forward the perspective of remittances beneficiaries’ current needs, will identify adaptable good practices that can help mitigate the impact of the crisis in the short-term, while contributing to long-term development goals.

Discussion points:

  • Migrant realities and mitigating measures in times of crisis
  • Innovations and inclusive remittance business models and products that mitigate remittance families’ needs
  • Financial inclusion and mobile solutions: achieving financial inclusion in both the first and last mile of the remittance corridor
  • Promoting savings and investment of remittances: amplifying the impact of remittances beyond household consumption towards resilience

Moderator and discussant: Pedro de Vasconcelos, Manager, Financing Facility for Remittances, IFAD

Discussants:

  • Marina Manke, Head, Labour Mobility and Human Development, IOM
  • Nikki Kettles, Executive Manager of Programmes, FinMark Trust
  • Marie Chantal Uwitonze, Founder and President, African Diaspora Network in Europe (ADNE)
  • Alina Cebotariov, Director, Nonbank Credit Department, National Commission for Financial Markets (NCFM), Republic of Moldova

 

Session II – African National and regional efforts towards resilience of remittance families
4 February 2021, 15:30-17:00 (UTC+1)‎ – Read more