2019

Samoan experience highlighted at ministerial dialogue featuring UN agency heads, finance ministers

Samoan experience highlighted at ministerial dialogue featuring UN agency heads, finance ministers

April 17, 2019

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NEW YORK, USA – Central Bank Governor Maiava Atalina Emma Ainuu-Enari today delivered remarks to the United Nations as part of its annual ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) meeting held in conjunction with the Forum for the Financing of Development. The Governor spoke at a ministerial dialogue titled “Harnessing New Technologies for Financing the Sustainable Development...

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Pacific and ASEAN regions connect for financial innovation challenge

Pacific and ASEAN regions connect for financial innovation challenge

March 22, 2019

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  Suva, Fiji – A competition, calling on financial technology providers to develop innovative solutions for financial inclusion barriers in the Pacific has been launched by the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) – FinLab from Malaysia, with support from MetLife Foundation, Singapore Fintech Association and the University...

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Financial Literacy Programme to reach more i-Kiribati and new financial services in the pipeline

Financial Literacy Programme to reach more i-Kiribati  and new financial services in the pipeline

March 1, 2019

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Tarawa, Kiribati – MoneyMinded, ANZ’s financial literacy program, is set to expand to more than 5,000 i-Kiribati living in rural islands thanks to a new partnership between ANZ and the United Nations Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP). MoneyMinded builds financial knowledge and confidence of individuals to make informed decisions about how to manage money. The...

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Partnership to boost new innovative digital financial services for Tongans

Partnership to boost new innovative digital financial services for Tongans

February 19, 2019

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Nukualofa, Tonga – A new innovative partnership launched today will make it easier for Tongans living in New Zealand and migrant workers to send money home, as well as increase access to other financial services. The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) and the Tonga Development Bank (TDB) are working together to increase access of financial...

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Pacific Regional Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance study underway

Pacific Regional Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance study underway

February 18, 2019

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Progressing the fight against climate change is high on the agenda for Pacific island countries, as they are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events. As extreme weather events such as droughts, floods and tropical cyclones increase in frequency and intensity, they place significant stress on societies and natural systems. These events also lead to loss of...

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