Implementing effective financial education policies in a changing financial landscape

This high-level global symposium addressed the following topics:

  • Financial literacy in the digital age: challenges and opportunities
  • Effective delivery of financial literacy in the digital age:
    • National strategies for financial education
    • The role of public, private and civil stakeholders
    • The needs of target audiences
  • Supporting safe investment through financial education

High-level participants from around the world (and Asia in particular) included officials and experts from the OECD/International Network on Financial Education (INFE), ministries of finance and education, central banks, regulatory and supervisory authorities, governmental officials, as well as international organisations, the academic community, the private sector and NGOs.

The symposium was followed by a roundtable on financial literacy and financial inclusion in Asia.

The event was organised by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the OECD. The OECD’s contribution was sponsored by the Japanese Government.

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Summary record


Presentations (Day 1)

Presentations (Day 2) 

Poster presentations



OECD – Ms. Jennah Huxley

RBI – Mr. Swatantra Kumar 


OECD/INFE Policy Framework for Investor Education

Ensuring financial education and consumer protection for all in the digital age

PISA report on students’ financial literacy

Adult financial literacy in G20 countries

Financial education policies in Asia and the Pacific

National strategies for financial education: OECD/INFE policy handbook

Financial education for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia