The Task Force supports the implementation of the G20 High-level Principles on Financial Consumer Protection, specifically to arm policy makers and financial authorities with a body of knowledge, including comparative analyses of approaches adopted by a cross-section of economies, to inform their efforts to implement the Principles in their economies.
We are facing myriad environmental challenges. Global temperatures have risen by almost one degree relative to pre industrial levels. Extreme weather events such as record breaking heatwaves, wildfires, heavy rains and major tropical storms are intensifying.
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This report responds to a call made by APEC Finance Ministers at their 23rd Ministerial Meeting in Lima in 2016 to advance “the design and implementation of financial literacy policies building on the expertise and standards developed by the OECD International Network on Financial Education”.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Washington, from 16 to 19 October 2019 to attend a G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, a G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, the meeting of the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action and the 2019 International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meetings.
In finance, the ongoing digitalization process holds many promises to enhance access and improve services, including for the most vulnerable groups in society.
10-11 October 2019, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1-2 October 2019 - The inaugural forum of the Trust in Business initiative convened senior decision-makers from corporates and governments, academics and other stakeholders to lay the foundation of this multi-year initiative, scope activities and commit to collaborative actions that strengthen trust in the business ecosystem and promote a level playing field.
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This document draws on the 2018 IOSCO/OECD joint report “The Application of Behavioural Insights to Financial Literacy and Investor Education Programmes and Initiatives”. It gives a short overview of the ways in which behavioural insights are relevant for financial education and summarises five key lessons that policy makers can follow.
12-13 September 2019 - The 2nd OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum addressed the benefits and risks of blockchain for our economies and societies, identified good policy and regulatory approaches, and investigated uses in specific policy areas.