FIGI Symposium

Online Event
18 May - 24 June 2021


We are thrilled to announce the third and final FIGI Symposium. Log-on to join industry experts, policy makers, and regulators in dialogue on the latest developments in digital financial inclusion.

Over a 6-week period, we invite you to log on for a session or a series:

Learn more about the work conducted by FIGI teams over the past 3 years, by tuning into one of our topical virtual series:

  • Fintech for financial inclusion
  • Protecting consumers
  • Cybersecurity and trust
  • Gender equity and representation
  • Digital ID
  • Electronic payments acceptance

The Symposium sessions will include discussions on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on digital finance and share lessons learned on the accelerated implementation of regulatory reforms that has enabled more people to be financially included.

See a full list of sessions, and Save-the Dates today 



More About the FIGI Symposium:

The FIGI Symposium is a unique platform to share experience and expertise relevant to the latest market trends and policy innovations in digital finance and financial inclusion ecosystem.

This third Symposium is the final in a Series previously hosted in Bangalore (2017) and Cairo (2019)

FIGI is designed to advance research in digital finance and accelerate financial inclusion in developing countries. It is led in partnership by the International Telecommunication Union, the World Bank Group and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Learn how FIGI enables national authorities in developing and emerging markets to better utilize digital technologies for financial inclusion while managing the associated risks.







FIGI 2019 Symposium

Highlights of the FIGI Symposium 2019, Cairo, Egypt.

22-24 January 2019


FIGI 2017 Symposium

Highlights of the FIGI Symposium 2017, Bangalore, India.

29 November – 1 December 2017


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Supported by



International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Place des Nations, 1211 Geneva 20 Switzerland

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