2014

Australia Supports Financial Inclusion in the Pacific

Australia Supports Financial Inclusion in the Pacific

May 22, 2014

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Australian Secretary for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Varghese launched a AUD$14.15 million (FJD$24 million) three-year partnership today with the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme, aimed at increasing financial services for disadvantaged households across the Pacific. PFIP, implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and aims to...

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Remarks by the Chair of the National Financial Inclusion Taskforce, Mr Robin Yarrow, at the Official Ceremony to Celebrate the Cooperation Agreement between the Australian Government and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program

Remarks by the Chair of the National Financial Inclusion Taskforce, Mr Robin Yarrow, at the Official Ceremony to Celebrate the Cooperation Agreement between the Australian Government and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program

May 22, 2014

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Remarks by the Chair of the National Financial Inclusion Taskforce, Mr Robin Yarrow, at the Official Ceremony to Celebrate the Cooperation Agreement between the Australian Government and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program Thursday 22 May 2014, Fale, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Suva Your Excellency, Secretary for the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter Varghese Members...

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EU to contribute Euro 6 million for UNCDF/UNDP Financial Inclusion in PNG Highlands

EU to contribute Euro 6 million for UNCDF/UNDP Financial Inclusion in PNG Highlands

April 29, 2014

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Date: Apr 29, 2014 Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, April 29, 2014 – European Union (EU) in PNG announced their contribution of Euro 6 million to UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) for financial inclusion programme in the Highlands Region. Access to Financial Services is part of the Euro 22 million EU funded 10th EDF Rural Economic Development Phase II (REDP 2), countersigned today...

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Savings Club Workshop

Savings Club Workshop

March 3, 2014

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The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) in partnership with the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) hosted a workshop on savings clubs from 24th to 27th February 2014 in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The workshop was part of an ongoing study undertaken by PFIP to understand existing savings club methodologies and to suggest sound principles and methods to make all savings clubs robust and...

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FOR MORE INFORMATION

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