Upcoming and Recent Events
Pacific Microfinance Week is the region’s leading event on microfinance and financial inclusion, held biennially since 2007. The Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC) organises the event on behalf of the convenor, the Microfinance Pasifika Network, of which FDC is also the Secretariat. Pacific Microfinance Week brings together stakeholders across multiple industry and community sectors to […]
The Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit is the region’s premier thought leadership event on financial inclusion. Organised by the Citi Foundation and Foundation for Development Cooperation, the Summit convenes key stakeholders in the inclusive finance ecosystem to drive collective actions to promote positive change and inclusive growth across the region. Join more than 300 senior […]
Financial inclusion has been recognised as one of the most powerful tools in the fight against poverty. However, despite the success achieved by financial institutions in providing services to millions of excluded people throughout Asia-Pacific, the region is still home to an estimated 1.2 billion people who do not have access to a bank account or formal financial services. The creation of inclusive financial systems remains critical for both social and economic progress. This opportunity is explored in detail at the Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit, a major new initiative launched by the Citi Foundation, the Foundation for Development Cooperation and the Financial Times, in partnership with the Banking with the Poor Network.