18 May 2018, Paris, France: The 2018 OECD-GFLEC symposium is addressing the impact of better financial literacy policies on inclusive and sustainable growth.
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.
11-14 December 2017, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - A series of events addressing the most recent trends, opportunities and challenges in financial education, financial consumer protection and financial innovation will be co-hosted by the OECD and CVM Brazil.
OECD work on financial sector guarantees has intensified since the 2008 global financial crisis as most policy responses for achieving and maintaining financial stability have consisted of providing new or extended guarantees for the liabilities of financial institutions.
New Delhi, India, 8-9 November 2017. This symposium looked at how to implement effective financial education policies in a changing financial landscape with a focus on financial education in the digital age.
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This paper suggests a policy framework for investor education, focusing on investor education as a component of increasing awareness of financial institutions and markets, encouraging participation and fruitful investment strategies, and ensuring financial well-being for individuals and their families.
This chapter from "The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An Uphill Battle" shows that two-thirds of the 30 economies participating in a financial literacy survey reported that gender differences in financial knowledge and confidence persist.
Hanoi, Vietnam, 3-4 October 2017. This conference provided a forum to discuss best practices on developing financial education and consumer protection in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries.
28 September 2017, Melbourne - This seminar will bring together high-level officials and experts to address the financial consumer protection risks in an increasingly digital and financial world.
While the contribution of MSMEs to national economies is widely recognised, their financial education needs are not always being met and low levels of financial literacy pose a potential barrier to successful business creation and growth. Covering 21 economies, this stocktaking report identifies the main policy challenges and good practices.