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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Global Risk Forum Presents “4th International Disaster and Risk Conference: Integrative Risk Management in a Changing World – Pathways to a Resilient Society” and “Business Continuity through Integrative Risk Management”, August 26 – 31, 2012, Davos, Switzerland

Event Name: Fourth International Disaster and Risk Conference: Integrative Risk Management in a Changing World – Pathways to a Resilient Society and Post-conference: Business Continuity through Integrative Risk Management – Prepare for the Unexpected in Times of International Crisis

Event Date: August 26 to August 31, 2012

Event Location: The Davos Congress Centre, Davos, Switzerland Continue Reading »

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Monday, July 2, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Hanson Wade Presents “Investment & Innovation in Microfinance: Africa”, September 19 – 20, 2012, Accra, Ghana

Event Name: Investment & Innovation in Microfinance: Africa

Event Date: September 19 to September 20, 2012

Event Location: Accra, Ghana Continue Reading »

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility Presents “Interactive Launch of the Microinsurance Compendium: ‘Protecting the Poor,’ Volume II”, July 3, 2012, Geneva, Switzerland, and Online

Event Name: Interactive Launch of the Microinsurance Compendium, Volume II

Event Date: July 3, 2012, 16:00 – 18:30

Event Location: International Labour Organization Library, Geneva, Switzerland, and Online Continue Reading »

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: 2012 CGAP Microfinance Photo Contest Accepting Entries through September 3

CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor), a US-based policy and research center dedicated to facilitating the provision of financial access to poor people, recently opened its annual photo contest and seeks entries of original images that capture the impact of microfinance. Continue Reading »

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Friday, June 15, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Global Sustainable Finance Network Presents “Global Sustainable Finance Conference 2012: ‘Greening Financial Institutions’”, July 5 – 6, 2012, Karlsruhe, Germany

Event Name: Global Sustainable Finance Conference 2012: Greening Financial Institutions

Event Date: July 5 – July 6, 2012

Event Location: Karlsruhe, Germany Continue Reading »

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Opal Financial Group Presents “Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum: ‘The Race for Returns’”, July 23 – 25, 2012, Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Event Name: Family Office & Private Wealth Management Forum: The Race for Returns

Event Date: July 23 – July 25, 2012

Event Location: Hyatt Regency, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Continue Reading »

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Monday, June 4, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Oliver Kinross Presents “Cards, Payments & Mobile Banking Africa Summit 2012 and The Mobile Banking Africa Awards 2012”, June 11 – 12, 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa

Event Name: Cards, Payments & Mobile Banking Africa Summit 2012 and The Mobile Banking Africa Awards 2012

Event Date: June 11 – June 12, 2012

Event Location: Johannesburg, South Africa Continue Reading »

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Monday, June 4, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: IBC Asia Presents 6th Annual “Mobile Financial Services Asia Pacific Summit 2012”, September 10 – 12, 2012, The Philippines

Event Name: Mobile Financial Services Asia Pacific Summit 2012

Event Date: September 10 – September 12, 2012

Event Location: Manila, The Philippines Continue Reading »

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Monday, May 28, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: First Affirmative Financial Network Presents 23rd Annual “SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing”, October 2 – 4, 2012, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA

Event Name: 2012 SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing

Event Date: October 2 – October 4, 2012

Event Location: Mohegan Sun Conference Center, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA Continue Reading »

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: European Marketing Research Center (EMRC) Presents “African Finance & Investment Forum 2012: Financial Inclusion through SMEs & Cooperatives”, June 17 – 19, 2012, Utrecht and Floriade – Venlo, Netherlands

Event Name: African Finance & Investment Forum 2012: Financial Inclusion through SMEs & Cooperatives

Event Date: June 17 – June 19, 2012

Event Location: Rabobank Headquarters, Utrecht and Floriade – Venlo, Netherlands Continue Reading »

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Convergences 2015 Presents Fifth Annual “World Forum for the Millennium Development Goals”, September 19 – 21, 2012, Paris, France

Event Name: World Forum for the Millennium Development Goals

Event Date: September 19 – September 21, 2012

Event Location: Palais Brongniart and Hôtel de Ville de Paris, Paris, France Continue Reading »

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Triple Bottom Line Investing (TBLI) Presents “TBLI Conference Europe 2012”, November 8 – 9, 2012, Zurich, Switzerland

Event Name: TBLI Conference Europe 2012

Event Date: November 8 – November 9, 2012

Event Location: Swissôtel Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Continue Reading »

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Sunday, April 29, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Absolute Portfolio Management’s “Developments and New Opportunities in Microfinance” Webinar, May 9, 2012

Event Name: Developments and New Opportunities in Microfinance

Event Date: May 9, 2012, 2:00 – 2:30 GMT

Event Location: Online Continue Reading »

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Monday, April 23, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) Hosts Virtual Conference “Financial Inclusion: What Really Works for Clients”, April 25 and 26, 2012

Event Name: Financial Inclusion: What Really Works for Clients

Event Date: April 25, 2012, 10:00 GMT (in French) and 4:30 GMT (in English); April 26, 2012, 4:00 GMT (in English) and 10:00 GMT (in English)

Event Location: Online Continue Reading »

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Clarion Events’ Mobile Money Webinar on Improving the Efficiency of Mobile Money Agent Networks, May 9, 2012

Event Name: Improving the Efficiency of Agent Networks

Event Date: May 9, 2012 at 14:30 GMT

Event Location: Online Continue Reading »

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Monday, April 9, 2012

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Hanson Wade’s Financing Low-Cost Housing LATAM Conference 2012, August 28-29, 2012, Miami, Florida, United States

Event Name: Financing Low-Cost Housing LATAM Conference 2012

Event Date: August 28 to August 29, 2012

Event Location: Miami, Florida Continue Reading »

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: MobiCash, Warid Congo Introduce Mobile Money Product, Visa Developing Cross-Border Platform

MobiCash, a Mauritius-based mobile payments company that provides banking and payment services to those without access to traditional financial services, recently announced it has launched a mobile money service in the Republic of the Congo. Continue Reading »

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Friday, March 23, 2012

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: GABV Report: Microfinance Institutions, “Values-Based” Banks Stronger than Mainstream Banks

The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a nonprofit network of 15 “values-based” banks, released a report it commissioned at its recent annual conference in the Canadian city of Vancouver, British Columbia, suggesting that values-based banks (VBBs), banks that prioritize social progress, are financially stronger than mainstream banks. Continue Reading »

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