Financial education and consumer protection

OECD-Russia symposium on financial literacy


 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.



Moscow Russia St Basil dome







Ritz Carlton Hotel Moscow




Jennah Huxley



Financial education in the CIS


Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation


OECD/INFE financial education home page





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