Publications

G20 Argentina 2018 Priorities Paper

30 Jan 2018

    Under its G20 Presidency’s theme of “Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development” Argentina has released the GPFI Priorities Paper, which identifies the priorities for 2018. The document focuses on the role of digitisation to financially include the underserved population, particularly those in the informal economy. This agenda has been designed to be relevant for both developing and developed countries. To that end, under Argentina’s G20 Presidency, the GPFI will deliver a […]

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    Global Financial Inclusion and Consumer Protection Survey

    30 Jan 2018

      Financial sector authorities increasingly prioritize financial inclusion and financial consumer protection, alongside existing priorities of stability and integrity. An enabling environment that facilitates competition, promotes innovation and the use of technology, addresses risks in a proportionate manner, and empowers financial consumers to make informed choices is critical to improving financial inclusion and consumer protection. Financial sector authorities have pursued a range of enabling environment reforms but progress has been uneven: […]

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      Inclusive Insurance: Closing the Protection Gap for Emerging Customers

      30 Jan 2018
      • Susy Cheston

      Emerging consumers present a promising market for insurance, and creative insurance companies have been developing promising models to reach this market for years. Since the 1990s, the microinsurance movement has demonstrated the benefits of insurance for low-income people, as well as exploring new business models to serve these customers profitably in frontier and emerging markets. Microinsurance pioneers, as well as social insurance programs, targeted customers in the informal economy who […]

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      International Funding for Financial Inclusion

      30 Jan 2018
      • Olga Tomilova
      • Edlira Dashi

      The 2017 edition of CGAP’s annual Cross-Border Funder Survey reports funding commitments from the 23 largest international funders of financial inclusion, representing 80 percent of the full set of over 54 international funders and 73 percent of the global estimated funding commitments for financial inclusion in 2016. Financial inclusion, which is broadly perceived as an enabler of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), remains an important focus for funders. Survey results indicate […]

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