Symposium 2021

1.7 billion adults still remain unbanked.
1.1 have a mobile phone... Think of the potential.

18 May - 24 June Register What they say

In 2017, 1.7 billion adults worldwide were unbanked. Of those, 1.1 billion have a mobile phone.
Think of the potential.

Financial inclusion improves access to finance for businesses, can empower women and makes vulnerable adults more resilient to economic shocks. The 2021 FIGI Symposium provides a forum for dialogue amongst telecom and financial sector authorities, financial service providers, and related stakeholders from around the world to share experiences and perspectives on scaling up digital financial services.

In 2017, 1.7 billion adults worldwide were unbanked. Of those, 1.1 billion have a mobile phone.
Think of the potential.

Financial inclusion improves access to finance for businesses, can empower women and makes vulnerable adults more resilient to economic shocks. The 2021 FIGI Symposium provides a forum for dialogue amongst telecom and financial sector authorities, financial service providers, and related stakeholders from around the world to share experiences and perspectives on scaling up digital financial services.

Global platform

Government, industry and academia sharing expertise and lessons learned on digital financial models and services

Showcase initiatives 

Unique digital financial inclusion insights and use cases from countries advancing financial inclusion

Thought leadership

Building expertise, knowledge and best practices in policy, business and technology

Join the #FIGI Community

Network with leaders, influencers and innovators to help foster financial inclusion globally

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FIGI Symposium

The FIGI Symposium provides a forum for regulators, telecom, financial services, digital financial services providers and all concerned stakeholders to share their experience and views on the main challenges to be addressed for scaling up digital financial services and fostering financial inclusion globally.

Organized by

Supported by

Organized by

Supported by

A multi-stakeholder approach

Central Banks

Government

Telecom Regulators

Government

DFS providers

Payment Service Providers

International Organizations

Academia

Financial Sector Authorities

Government

Telecom Regulators

DFS providers

Payment Service Providers

International Organizations

Academia

Fintech companies

Meet our speakers

Practice Manager, Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice
World Bank Group
Chief, Study Groups Department , Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
ITU
Member of Secretariat, Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI)
Bank for International Settlements
Gender Lead, Financial Services for the Poor, Global Growth & Opportunity
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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