Latin America and the Caribbean



The Regional Network for Latin America and the Caribbean of the OECD International Network on Financial Education (INFE) promotes efficient financial literacy polices and programmes in the region through a range of activities including annual events and data collections.

Regional Network for Latin America and the Caribbean of the OECD/INFE

The OECD/INFE LAC Regional Network was created in 2016 to support LAC members in designing and implementing their financial education policies and programmes. The Network meets once a year. Currently, 51 public authorities (central banks, financial markets authorities, ministries of finance, social policy and education) from 22 LAC countries are members of the regional network.

The LAC Regional Network was created under the aegis of the OECD/CVM Centre on Financial Education and Literacy in Latin America and the Caribbean, a joint undertaking between the OECD and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM). The Centre operationed between 2016 and 2022, and was housed at CVM headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Declaration in support of financial education policies by OECD/INFE LAC Members [EN | ES]


  • 2020 OECD Recommendation on Financial Literacy [EN | ES | PT | FR]
  • OECD/INFE High-level Principles on National Strategies for Financial Education [EN | ES]
  • OECD/INFE High-level Principles for the Evaluation of Financial Education Programmes [EN | ES | PT]
  • OECD/INFE Toolkit for Measuring Financial Literacy and Financial Inclusion [EN | ES | PT]
  • Joint OECD CAF Report "Estrategias nacionales de inclusión y educación financiera en América Latina y el Caribe: retos de implementación" [ES]



Financial literacy to meet LAC's future challenges, 15-16 December 2022

Investing in the financial literacy skills of young people and MSMEs in LAC, 9 December 2021

Webinar on financial literacy measurement survey results, 25 March 2021

Supporting individuals and MSMEs in emerging from the Covid-19 crisis, online, 17 December 2020

Aiming high: financial education for short-term needs and long-term goals, 11 October 2019

Financial Education Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean, 12-13 November 2018

Technology and Innovation in the Brazilian and Latin American Financial Sector, 11-14 December 2017



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