Nov 5, 2011 |
At their Summit in Cannes on November 4, 2011, G20 Leaders commended the work of the GPFI and committed to further efforts to advance financial inclusion under the Mexican G20 Presidency in 2012. One year after its launch at the G20 Summit in Seoul, the GPFI provided a progress report to G20 Leaders summarizing the achievements in the first year of work and making recommendations for the way forward.
Oct 1, 2011 |
The GPFI held its first forum in Riviera Maya, Mexico, on October 1, 2011. The meeting offered opportunity for stakeholders to exchange ideas on the challenges and opportunities confronted by policy makers in making financial inclusion a reality in their countries, as well as part of a broader global development agenda.
Sep 30, 2011 |
In his speech on September 30, 2011, closing the AFI Global Policy Forum, and opening the Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) Forum, held back-to-back in Riviera Maya, Mexico, President Felipe Calderón announced the launch of Mexico’s “National Council on Financial Inclusion.” The council will provide an institutional mechanism to drive policy and facilitate coordination among government entities of relevance to financial inclusion, spanning agencies involved in regulation of the financial sector, social development, consumer protection and others.