India-OECD Global Symposium on Financial Education


 8-9 November 2017  New Delhi, India

Implementing effective financial education policies in a changing financial landscape


This high-level global symposium will address the following topics:

  • Financial literacy in the digital age: challenges and opportunities
  • Effective delivery of financial literacy in the digital age:
    • National strategies for financial education
    • The role of public, private and civil stakeholders
    • The needs of target audiences
  • Supporting safe investment through financial education


High-level participants from around the world (and Asia in particular) will include officials and experts from the OECD/International Network on Financial Education (INFE), ministries of finance and education, central banks, regulatory and supervisory authorities, governmental officials, as well as international organisations, the academic community, the private sector and NGOs.


The symposium will be followed by a roundtable on financial literacy and financial inclusion in Asia on 9 November in the afternoon (open to public financial authorities from the region).


The meetings of the working groups, Advisory Board and Technical Committee of the OECD International Network on Financial Education will take place on 6-7 November at the same venue.  These meetings are open to full members of the OECD/INFE only.  Click here to find out more.


The event is organised by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the OECD.




Draft programme


Logistical information


INFE Technical Committee meeting documents




OECD - Ms. Jennah Huxley

RBI - Mr. Swatantra Kumar 



Ensuring financial education and consumer protection for all in the digital age

PISA report on students' financial literacy

Adult financial literacy in G20 countries

Financial education policies in Asia and the Pacific

National strategies for financial education: OECD/INFE policy handbook

Financial education for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Asia






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