2019

Automated Complaints Management System for the Consumer Council of Fiji

Automated Complaints Management System for the Consumer Council of Fiji

August 14, 2019

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Suva, Fiji – The Consumer Council of Fiji (CCoF) will soon have an automated electronic complaints management system that will streamline their data aggregation, storage and recall processes. The web-based complaints management system is made possible through a partnership between the CCoF and the United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP)....

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Pacific insurers see SME and group business as a way forward for growth

Pacific insurers see SME and group business as a way forward for growth

July 18, 2019

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Suva, Fiji – Insurance companies operating in the Pacific perceive small and medium enterprises (SME) as the market segment with the biggest potential for growth of the industry for the years to come. However, a lack of insurance awareness amongst business owners, and the condition of some businesses (insurability) are hampering the speed at which...

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Financial education curriculum to be scaled across Anglican church’s vocational centres in Solomon Islands

Financial education curriculum to be scaled across Anglican church’s  vocational centres in Solomon Islands

June 14, 2019

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Honiara, Solomon Islands – Following the successful piloting of financial education (FinEd) curricula in the coursework of three rural training centres (RTCs), the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) has announced the extension of FinEd across all its centres in Solomon Islands, a move that is expected to impact close to 800 tertiary students annually. Funded...

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Vanuatu makes significant progress on financial inclusion in one year

Vanuatu makes significant progress on financial inclusion in one year

May 17, 2019

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Port Vila, Vanuatu – A one day briefing was held last Wednesday at the Warwick Le Lagon Resort by the National Financial Inclusion Council (NFIC) to provide an update on financial inclusion achievements made in the past year.  The Council, which is chaired by the Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Hon. Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, includes ministers...

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13 companies selected for Pacific’s first Financial Innovation Challenge

13 companies selected for Pacific’s first Financial Innovation Challenge

May 5, 2019

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  Suva, Fiji – Thirteen teams from financial technology firms (FinTechs) from across the Pacific and the ASEAN region will head to Malaysia next week to compete in the first Pacific – ASEAN Financial Innovation Challenge. Over 120 submissions were received, of which close to 70 applications made it through to the long list and...

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