Projects

G20 High-Level Principles For Digital Financial Inclusion (2016)

The G20 High-Level Principles for Digital Financial Inclusion were developed by the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion and endorsed by G20 Leaders in September 2016.

Better Than Cash Alliance Responsible Digital Payments Guidelines (2016)

These guidelines identify eight good practices for digital payments services, which are seen as key to meeting financial inclusion targets. They are likely to help create trust in innovative payments services, and to build sustainable markets which work for both clients and industry. They provide a helpful checklist for regulators and industry and also international development organisations.

Toronto Centre: CGAP Regional Pilot Training Program on Digital Financial Inclusion Supervision (2016)

This inaugural capacity building pilot program on digital financial inclusion supervision was conducted in partnership with the Toronto Centre and CGAP in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania in August 2016.

Fiji: New Consumer Credit Act (2016)

Fiji is developing a new Consumer Credit Act with support from the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP). The aim is to replace the current act with simple, clearly expressed, balanced and implementable legislation which will support Fiji͛s financial inclusion goals and be consistent with international best practice.

Indonesia: Financial Consumer Protection And Financial Literacy Diagnostic Review And Implementation Support (2013 – 2015)

This World Bank Group project involved a diagnostic review of Indonesia’s institutional, legal and regulatory framework for financial consumer protection and financial literacy

Malawi: Financial Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy Diagnostic Review and Implementation Support (2011- 2015)

This World Bank Group project involved a diagnostic review of Malawi’s institutional, legal and regulatory framework for financial consumer protection and financial literacy. The project includes ongoing support for the implementation of key recommendations made in the review, while taking into account Malawi’s priorities.

Mozambique: Financial Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy Diagnostic Review and Implementation Support (2014 – 2015)

The 2014 World Bank diagnostic review provided a detailed assessment of the insurance, private pensions and securities sectors in Mozambique. This CPFL review complemented the 2012 diagnostic review of Mozambique’s banking and non-bank credit institutions sectors. The project also includes ongoing support for the implementation of key recommendations made in the reviews.

Rwanda: Financial Consumer Protection, Financial Literacy Diagnostic Review and Implementation Support (2013- 2015)

This World Bank project involved a 2013 diagnostic review of Rwanda’s institutional, legal and regulatory framework for financial consumer protection in the banking, microfinance and insurance sectors in Rwanda and a subsequent 2015 review of the securities and private pensions sectors. Ongoing implementation support for recommendations made in these reviews is also being provided.

Vietnam: Financial Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy Diagnostic Review and Implementation Support (2014 – 2015)

This World Bank project involved a diagnostic review of Vietnam’s institutional, legal and regulatory framework for financial consumer protection and financial literacy. It includes ongoing support to implement the recommendations and related matters.

Zimbabwe: Financial Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy Diagnostic Review (2014-2015)

This World Bank project involved a diagnostic review of Zimbabwe’s institutional, legal and regulatory framework for financial consumer protection and financial literacy.

Philippines: Financial Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy Diagnostic Review (2013)

The 2013 World Bank diagnostic review provided a detailed assessment of the institutional, legal and regulatory framework for consumer protection in the banking sector of the Republic of the Philippines.

Zambia: Financial Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy Diagnostic Review (2013)

This World Bank project involved a diagnostic review of Zambia’s institutional, legal and regulatory framework for financial consumer protection and financial literacy and includes ongoing support for implementation of the recommendations and related matters.

Maldives: Small And Medium Enterprises Bill (2011)

The United Nations Development Programme provided technical support to the Ministry of Economic Development in the background research, stakeholder consultations and drafting required for the Maldives’ Small and Medium Enterprises Bill, which was passed by Parliament and ratified by the President in 2013.

The Australian Apec Study Centre and the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (Adfiap): Best Practice Regulatory Principles Supporting Msme Access to Finance (2011 – 2012)

This two-part program on the development of Best Practice Regulatory Principles Supporting MSME Access to Finance was for senior regulators and policy makers from the Asia Pacific Region. It was financed by the Australian Commonwealth Government’s Public Sector Linkages Program, organised by AusAID, with further support provided by the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI). The program was implemented by the Australian APEC Study Centre, ADBI, and the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP).