Financial education and consumer protection

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 addressed 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) included 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 was followed by a roundtable on financial literacy and financial inclusion in Asia.


The event was organised by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the OECD. The OECD's contribution was sponsored by the Japanese Government.




Summary record




Presentations (Day 1)

Presentations (Day 2) 

Poster presentations






OECD - Ms. Jennah Huxley [email protected]

RBI - Mr. Swatantra Kumar [email protected] 



OECD/INFE Policy Framework for Investor Education

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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