4-5 October 2018 Ritz Carlton Hotel, Moscow, Russian Federation

Advancing financial literacy globally: implementation and innovation

The symposium focused on innovative implementation approaches to deliver global progress on financial literacy.  Discussions included:

  • new digital trends in providing financial services and financial education
  • financial education for vulnerable groups such as youth and migrants
  • approaches to financial education and consumer protction to improve credit decisions and outcomes

More than 200 international experts from over 50 countries attended, including many high-level officials from government, central banks, financial institutions and not-for-profit organisations, as well as representatives from the academic commuity, private and civil sectors.

The symposium was held back-to-back with the meetings of the Technical Committee, working groups and Advisory Board of the OECD International Network on Financial Education (INFE) on 2-3 October 2018, and a regional workshop on national strategies for financial education in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on 5 October.

This event was co-organised by the OECD/INFE and the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.

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Jennah Huxley jennah.huxley@oecd.org


Financial education in the CIS

Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation

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