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PFIP develops financial education curriculum for vocational students

PFIP develops financial education curriculum for vocational students

March 17, 2017

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Goroka, Papua New Guinea – Work has begun on embedding financial education concepts into the vocational curriculum of a technical institute in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. The Kamaliki Technical Vocational Training Institute formalised a partnership yesterday morning with the United Nations Capital Development Fund through its pacific-based programme the Pacific Financial Inclusion...

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National Financial Inclusion Strategy for Samoa launched

National Financial Inclusion Strategy for Samoa launched

January 27, 2017

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Apia, Samoa – A sound financial system that best serves all sectors of society is the vision of Samoa’s first National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS). In his keynote address at the launch of the 2017-2020 Strategy at Taumeasina Island Resort today, Finance Minister, the Honourable Sili Epa Tuioti said that the National Financial Inclusion Strategy...

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Fijian Government commits to improving reach and use of digital payments

Fijian Government commits to improving reach and use of digital payments

January 26, 2017

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Suva, Fiji – The Fijian Government has become the latest government to join a UN alliance of governments and organisations committed to accelerating the transition from cash to digital payments in order to reduce poverty and drive inclusive growth. Fiji’s membership falls under the Better than Cash Alliance (BTCA). The BTCA partners with governments, companies,...

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PFIP and the National Reserve Bank of Tonga hold consultations on the development of Tonga’s first National Financial Inclusion Strategy

PFIP and the National Reserve Bank of Tonga hold consultations on the development of Tonga’s first National Financial Inclusion Strategy

January 24, 2017

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Tongatapu, Tonga – A team from the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) will be assisting the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (NRBT) this week in conducting extensive consultations with government agencies, the private sector, financial service providers and non-profit organizations in the lead up to the development of Tonga’s first National Financial Inclusion Strategy. PFIP...

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Fijians’ understanding of insurance boosted by Insurance Awareness Campaign

Fijians’ understanding of insurance boosted by Insurance Awareness Campaign

January 24, 2017

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Suva, Fiji, – Public awareness and understanding of insurance has clearly improved according to an independent impact assessment of a six-week insurance awareness campaign conducted in Fiji. The market feedback conducted by Tebbutt Research found that following the Insurance Awareness Fiji campaign, 81% of Fijians (4 out of 5) surveyed reported that they now think...

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