Financial education

BI-OECD Regional Asian Seminar on Financial Literacy: Towards a National Strategy on Financial Education

 

27-28 June 2011
Jakarta, Indonesia

 

The high-level seminar*, co-hosted by Bank Indonesia (BI) and the Organisation for Economic
Co-operation and Development, addressed critical aspects of the development of a financial education strategy in Indonesia and the challenges related to financial education and inclusion in South East Asia/ASEAN and APEC countries.

 

The high-level seminar was followed by the back to back meeting with the Second OECD Asian Roundtable on the Role of Central Banks in Financial Literacy and Inclusion on Tuesday 28 June 2011 (for representatives of central banks only).

 

*This seminar was sponsored by the Government of Japan.

 

Press coverage

OECD, BI team up on financial inclusion, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta, 28 June 2011

www.thejakartapost.com/news/2011/06/28/oecd-bi-team-financial-inclusion.html


Speaker's Presentations and biographies

 

Opening Remarks
• Mr. Muliaman D. Hadad, Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia
• OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher

 

Special address:  Complementarities between financial inclusion, financial consumer protection and financial education by Mr. Hidehiko Sogano, Vice Chair of the OECD Committee on Financial Markets and Deputy Director General, Financial Markets and International Department, Bank of Japan


Panel I: Importance of coordinated financial education strategy to improve financial inclusion: Asian Experience


Chairperson:
Mr. Muliaman D. Hadad, Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia
Panellists:
• Ms. Flore-Anne Messy, Principal Administrator, OECD Financial Affairs Division
• Dr. Deepali Pant Joshi (Mrs.), Chief General Manager-in-Charge, Rural Planning and Credit Department, Reserve Bank of India
• Dr. Johnny Noe E. Ravalo, Managing Director, Supervision & Examination Sector, Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas

 

Panel I Biographies

 

Special addressNext steps in the financial education agenda: the UK Experience
by Mr. Gerard Lemos, Chairman of the Money Advice Service (MAS), United Kingdom 

 

Panel II: Measurement of financial literacy: a first important step for the development
of national coordinated programmes


Chairperson:
 Mr. Hidehiko Sogano, Vice Chair of the OECD Committee on Financial Markets
and Deputy Director General, Financial Markets and International Department, Bank of Japan
Panellists:
• Dr. Adele Atkinson, Policy Analyst, Financial Education, OECD Financial Affairs Division
• Mrs. Swee Lian Koid, Director, Consumer Market Conduct Department, Bank Negara Malaysia
• Mr. Wimboh Santoso, Director of Banking Research and Regulation, Bank Indonesia


Panel II Biographies

 

Panel III: Empowering future generations: financial education for young people
and in schools


Chairperson:
 Prof. Dr.Ir. Muhammad Nuh, Minister of National Education of Indonesia
Panellists:
• Ms. Flore-Anne Messy, Principal Administrator, OECD Financial Affairs Division
Discussants:
• Ms. Hooi Min Toh, Deputy Director, Consumer Issues Division, Monetary Authority of Singapore
• Mr. Lyndwill Clarke, Manager, Consumer Education Department, Financial Services Board, South Africa
• Ms. Jeroo Billimoria,  Founder and President, Aflatoun and Childfinance

Panel III Biographies


Closing Remarks
• Mr. Muliaman D. Hadad, Deputy Governor, Bank Indonesia
• OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher

 

See also


The OECD International Gateway for Financial Education:
www.financial-education.org

 

 

 

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