2016

Fiji, Mongolia, joint winners of global inclusion award 2016

Fiji, Mongolia, joint winners of global inclusion award 2016

December 6, 2016

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FIJI was recently announced as the joint winner along with Mongolia for the Asia & Pacific region during the 2016 global inclusion awards. This award was given by Child Youth & Finance International (CYFI) to Fiji to recognise its efforts in promoting financial literacy among youth and children. Winners of this year’s global inclusion awards...

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RBF’s Commitment To Gender And Women’s Financial Inclusion

RBF’s Commitment To Gender And Women’s Financial Inclusion

November 29, 2016

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Women play an important role in financial inclusion. At the recent 2016 Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Global Policy Forum (GPF) held in Nadi, one of the key discussion topics was gender. Despite the progress made in advancing financial inclusion globally, women remain disproportionately excluded from the formal financial system. According to the 2014 Global...

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Micro pension field trials

Micro pension field trials

November 25, 2016

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The United Nations Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) have an ongoing MOU to extend voluntary savings leading to a micro pension covering those in the informal sector.

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Financial innovation project starts

Financial innovation project starts

November 25, 2016

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The United Nations Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and ANZ Bank Solomon Islands have an ongoing MOU to extend ANZ's goMoney mobile banking services to the coconut value chain players including rural farmers, growers, farm workers etc.

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Invest for the future

Invest for the future

November 15, 2016

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EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Paul Caginivalu, a Year 3 student at Assemblies of God Primary School in Nasinu, started collecting his savings in money boxes while in kindergarten. Two years ago, Paul used his savings to open an account with Unit Trust of Fiji (UTOF), a government-owned investment company. Today, he is the proud owner of 1161 units....

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Erica Lee
Communications Associate
Tel: +679 3227538
Email: erica.lee@undp.org
Website: http://www.pfip.org/