Category: Events

MICROFINANCE EVENT: Participation for Harmonious Development Workshop, July 15-16, 2016, Fortune Institute of International Business, Delhi, India

Event Name: Participation for Harmonious Development: 1st Annual International Microfinance Research Workshop 2016

Event Dates: July 15-16, 2016

Event Location: Fortune Institute of International Business, Delhi, India

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SPECIAL REPORT: 7th European Microfinance Award: $112k for Education Funding

Christoph Pausch serves as Executive Secretary of the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP). The European Microfinance Award is jointly organised by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, e-MFP and the Inclusive Finance Network Luxembourg. For more details, please visit http://www.european-microfinance-award.com.

MicroCapital: Why is education access the topic of this year’s Award?

Christoph Pausch: Education is the strongest predictor of economic
well-being, and it can also have a major impact on health, women’s empowerment and even population growth. Unfortunately, Continue reading

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Second China-UK Microfinance and Rural Finance Conference, July 5-6, 2016, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom

Event Name: The Second Microfinance and Rural Finance Conference

Event Dates: July 5-6, 2016

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SPECIAL REPORT: June 1 is Deadline for $114k European Microfinance Award: “Microfinance and Access to Education”

June 1 is the deadline to apply for the seventh European Microfinance Award, which is themed “Microfinance and Access to Education” and includes the opportunity to win EUR 100,000 (approximately USD 114,000). Continue reading

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: “Act For Impact” Child and Youth Finance International Summit and Strategy Launch, June 28-29, 2016, Bucharest, Romania

Event Name: Act for Impact – Fourth Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI) Summit and Strategy Launch

Event Dates: June 28-29, 2016

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Financial Inclusion Advocacy Centre, GHAMFIN Present International Investors Conference for Microfinance Institutions in the West-African Sub-region, July 13-15, 2016, Accra, Ghana

Event Name: International Investors Conference for Microfinance Institutions in the West-African Sub-region

Event Dates: July 13-15, 2016

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: BWTP, FDC, ADA, UNCDF, ADB to Co-host “Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum”, July 11-14, 2016, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Event Name: Mekong Financial Inclusion Forum

Event Dates: July 11-14, 2016

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) Presents “Financial Inclusion in the Digital Economy” Conference, May 24-25, Manila, Philippines

Event Name: Financial Inclusion in the Digital Economy

Event Dates: May 24-25, 2016

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI), Luxembourg Fund Labelling Agency (LUXFLAG), European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) to Co-host “Impact Investing Conference,” May 12, 2016, Luxembourg

Event Name: Impact Investing Conference

Event Dates: May 12, 2016

Event Location: Namur Premises, Luxembourg-Hamm Continue reading

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Penn Microfinance to Host 10th Annual Conference: Banking on Change; April 9, 2016; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Event Name: 10th Annual Penn Microfinance Conference: Banking on Change

Event Date: April 9, 2016; 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Albanian Microfinance Association to Host 19th MFC Annual Conference; June 23 – 24, 2016; Tirana, Albania

Event Name: 19th MFC Annual Conference: Microfinance in the Cloud

Event Dates: June 23-24, 2016

Event Location: Tirana International Hotel & Conference Center; Tirana, Albania Continue reading

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship; April 13-15, 2016; Oxford, United Kingdom

Event Name: The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship

Event Dates: April 13-15, 2016

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: 4th Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC); May 4-6, 2016; London, United Kingdom

Event Name: 4th Africa Financial Services Investment Conference (AFSIC)

Event Dates: May 4-6, 2016

Event Location: The Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel; London, United Kingdom Continue reading

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Microinsurance Business Models for Africa; April 6-7, 2016; Diani, Kenya

Event Name: Microinsurance Learning Sessions: Microinsurance Business Models for Africa

Event Dates: April 6-7, 2016 Continue reading

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Making Cents International Presents Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit; September 28-30, 2016; Arlington, Virginia, USA

Event Name: Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit 2016

Event Date: September 28 – September 30, 2016

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MICROFINANCE EVENT: Social Performance Task Force (SPTF) 2016 Annual Meeting; May 30 – June 2, 2016; Marrakech, Morocco

Event Location: Mogador Palace Agdal, Marrakech, Morocco

Cost: The standard cost to attend this event is USD 225 per participant. Participants who register before March 17, 2016, may enjoy a discounted rate of USD 175. Continue reading

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