2013

Insurance Supervisors Gather in Nadi

Insurance Supervisors Gather in Nadi

August 5, 2013

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“In the Pacific, the largest proportion of the population; those who are most vulnerable to shocks and suffer the most, do not have access to any insurance products. As insurance acts as a safety net for families it is important to expand the access to insurance to the large segment of uninsured population.” This was...

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Pacific Scholars for Microfinance training in Turin

Pacific Scholars for Microfinance training in Turin

July 18, 2013

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Seven representatives from financial sectors around the Pacific region have this week begun their training at the Boulder Institute for Microfinance in Turin, Italy. The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) has provided funding for travel and accommodation for the seven participants, who had benefitted from scholarships to support their tuition.

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Sharing a Financial Education Journey

Sharing a Financial Education Journey

July 10, 2013

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[Suva, Fiji, 9 July, 2013] The Fiji Ministry of Education and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme is hosting a team from Vanuatu’s Ministry of Education and the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu to study how Fiji has implemented Financial Education in primary and secondary schools nationally. Fiji is the first Pacific country to comprehensively integrate financial...

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TISI Sangam Gives Members Economic Hope

TISI Sangam Gives Members Economic Hope

April 16, 2013

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Saturday, 13th April, marked the signing of the LICI -TISI Sangam Microinsurance policy document formalizing the process of registering Then India Sanmarga Ikya Sangam (TISI) Sangam members in the Nadi district to one of the lowest premiums on the insurance market in Fiji.  The event was held at the Sangam school complex in Nadi. For...

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Financial Education in Action at Nadi Airport School

Financial Education in Action at Nadi Airport School

March 19, 2013

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From April 2013, all schools in Fiji will start teaching financial education in the classroom, exposing 197,000 students to new skills to better manage and invest money. Today, the UNDP Deputy Assistant Administrator and the Deputy Director for Asia Pacific, Nicholas Rosellini visited one of the schools implementing the curriculum – the Nadi Airport School...

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