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Sep 5, 2013 |
The GPFI Report to the G20 Leaders summarizes GPFI activities throughout the end of 2012 and the eight months of 2013, presents the main achievements under the Russia’s G20 Presidency and describes the outlook for the rest of 2013 and into the start of the Australian Presidency. Building on the work summarized in the report, the GPFI elaborated four recommendations for the G20 Leaders to endorse at their Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Jul 26, 2013 |
The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors met in Moscow, Russia, on July 19-20, 2013. More information on the meeting and the communiqué is available here. 
Jul 9, 2013 |
IFC and CGAP released the "Financial Access 2012: Getting to a More Comprehensive Picture" report on July 9, 2013. The report assesses the state of financial inclusion globally. It is based on data from the International Monetary Fund’s Financial Access Survey, a survey of financial regulators in 187 jurisdictions that covers access to deposits, loans, and insurance by households and enterprises. More information is available here. 
Jul 1, 2013 |
The address to the Plenary Meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) by H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, in her capacity as UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), is available here.
Photo by Dmitry Chirikov
Jun 17, 2013 |
The first meeting and official launch of the newly formed GPFI Subgroup on Financial Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy took place on June 15, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. 
Jun 15, 2013 |
The G20 Russia-World Bank-OECD Conference on "Empowering Consumers of Financial Products and Services through Improved Financial Literacy and Effective Consumer Protection Systems" was held in Moscow, Russia, on June 13-14, 2013. More information can be found here.
Jun 7, 2013 |
The G20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Deputies met on June 6-7, 2013, in St.Petersburg, Russia. More information on the meeting is available here. 
© The World Bank Group, photo by Steve Shapiro
Apr 22, 2013 |
The Women’s Finance Hub, an initiative of the G20 and GPFI to improve access to financial services for women entrepreneurs and promote the sharing of knowledge and best practices, launched an online platform during a ceremony on April 21, 2013, at the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
Apr 22, 2013 |
The Financial Inclusion Support Framework (FISF) was launched by the World Bank Group at the Financial Access for All event on April 21, 2013. The FISF launch was welcomed in the G20 Finance Ministers Communique of April 19, 2013, and is designed to support countries to achieve their commitments and targets as set out in the G20 Financial Inclusion Peer Learning Program and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion's Maya Declaration.
Apr 22, 2013 |
The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting was held in Washington D.C., USA. More information on the meeting and the final communiqué is available here.