Conference on the Role of Financial Education and Consumer Protection in Supporting Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia
26-27 November 2018 Vientiane, Lao P.D.R.
BOL-GIZ-OECD-ADBI- Conference on the Role of Financial Education and Consumer Protection in Supporting Financial Inclusion
This conference will provide a forum to discuss best practices on developing financial education and consumer protection in supporting financial inclusion in the Lao P.D.R and other Southeast Asian countries. Participants will:
Share best practices on national strategies for financial inclusion, financial education and consumer protection frameworks in Asian economies
present recent evidence on financial literacy levels in the region
discuss demand-side approaches to support financial inclusion in the digital age
discuss how to effectively deliver financial education to specific audiences
This event will be attended by delegates from Asian countries and economies, including officials and experts from the OECD International Network on Financial Education (INFE), ministries of finance, central banks, regulatory and supervisory authorities, governmental officials, as well as international organisations, the academic community, the private sector and NGOs.
The event is co-hosted by the Bank of the Lao P.D.R. (BOL), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development (OECD), and the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). The OECD contribution to this event is funded by the Government of Japan.