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Global Forum on Remittances and Development 2015

IFAD's Financing Facility for Remittances

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 9:30 AM - Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM (CEST)

Global Forum on Remittances and Development 2015

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GFRD2015 Registration Ended Free  

Event Details

General areas of focus:
• Identify the impact of remittances and economic implications in Europe and its related remittance corridors;
• Facilitate a more conducive remittances market environment towards greater financial inclusion;
• Develop effective Public-Private-People Partnership approaches in remittances and development; and
• Build a development framework to scale up successful strategies involving diaspora and remittances.

Main objectives:
• Support national governments in adopting favourable regulatory frameworks that promote lowcost remittances and greater financial inclusion;
• Highlight and demonstrate the importance of international and domestic remittances, particularly their impact when linked to other financial services such as savings, insurance and loans;
• Exchange worldwide best practices and market oriented models;
• Promote the scaling-up of successful initiatives involving the private sector as agents of innovation; and
• Contribute to the discussion and the thematic review of the post-2015 development agenda in the context of remittances, migration and development.

For more information, download the GFRD2015 brochure.

Kindly note that interested participants from academic institutions should please send an e-mail to, instead of registering through the Remittances Gateway

Have questions about Global Forum on Remittances and Development 2015? Contact IFAD's Financing Facility for Remittances

When & Where

Stella Polare Convention Centre
Strada Statale del Sempione, 28
20017 Milan

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 9:30 AM - Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM (CEST)

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IFAD's Financing Facility for Remittances

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is an international financial institution and a UN specialized agency dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in the rural areas of developing countries. IFAD’s US$35 million multi-donor facility – the Financing Facility for Remittances – increases economic opportunities for poor rural people by supporting and developing innovative, scalable cost-effective and easily accessible remittance services that promote financial inclusion and productive investment in rural areas. Currently FFR’s portfolio includes almost 50 projects in more than 40 countries across the developing world.

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