I am delighted to welcome you to the OECD Global Financial Literacy Excellence Centre (GFLEC) High-Level Global Symposium, to discuss “Effective Financial Education for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth”. Today we celebrate an important milestone in our journey to advance financial literacy — the 10th Anniversary of the OECD International Network on Financial Education (INFE), which is now 120 members strong!
Paris, 15-16 May 2018 - This workshop will focus on recent developments and main policy challenges related to the emergence of digital financial assets. Discussions will cover monetary policy and financial systems, regulation, firms’ business and funding models, and taxation.
8-9 May 2018, Bangkok - This event will bring together government officials from disaster risk management agencies, insurance supervisors and ministries of finance as well as international organisations, academia and the private sector to share experiences and expertise on the development of strategies for managing the financial impacts of disaster risks.
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Although financial inclusion levels have improved in all Southeast Asian countries in recent years, levels remain relatively low in some countries. This report evaluates current levels of financial inclusion and financial literacy in Southeast Asia and describes the policies and programmes developed to support financial inclusion, education and consumer protection.
Greece’s economic recovery is finally gaining traction after an unprecedented depression. GDP has started to recover after having fallen by a quarter from 2008 to 2016. In the last two years, the pace of reforms has accelerated and broadened.
The OECD was forged by its members out of the destruction of World War II to promote peace and security through sustainable and inclusive economic growth. These are not just worthy goals, but necessary conditions for a safer world.
25-26 April 2018, Tokyo - This event will bring together key stakeholders from the Asia Pacific region to discuss policy issues relevant to the sound development of insurance and private pensions markets.
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This document contains the 2018 OECD/INFE Toolkit for measuring financial literacy and financial inclusion. This is an updated version of the toolkit welcomed by G20 leaders in September 2013.