GFRID Summit 2021

16-17 June 2021, Online, #GFRID
Saad 
Farooq
Senior Advocacy Manager, 
Mobile Money, GSMA

Saad Farooq is the Senior Advocacy Manager for the Mobile Money programme at the GSMA and is based in London. Saad leads three important Advocacy and Regulatory workstreams; (i) International remittances, (ii) The GSMA Mobile Money Certification, and (iii) Financial crime prevention. Driving the international remittance workstream, Saad is currently leading discussions with regulatory and commercial stakeholders, signifying mobile money’s role and achievements as a strategic enabler for reducing the costs of international remittances in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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FORMAT: Zoom webinar. Questions can be asked through the Q&A feature, and/or through the Zoom Chat.

REGISTRATION: register here.

INTERPRETATION: English, French and Spanish.

PROCEEDINGS: Available shortly after the event.

Organizers
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is a specialized agency of the United Nations and an international financial institution, with the mandate to invest in rural people to eradicate poverty in low- and middle-income countries.

IFAD’s US$65 million multi-donor Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR) aims to maximize the impact of remittances on development and promote diaspora engagement in migrants’ countries of origin.

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Saad Farooq is the Senior Advocacy Manager for the Mobile Money programme at the GSMA and is based in London. Saad leads three important Advocacy and Regulatory workstreams; (i) International remittances, (ii) The GSMA Mobile Money Certification, and (iii) Financial crime prevention. Driving the international remittance workstream, Saad is currently leading discussions with regulatory and commercial stakeholders, signifying mobile money’s role and achievements as a strategic enabler for reducing the costs of international remittances in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.