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Financial systems aren’t always prepared to handle a crisis or an influx of displaced people.

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Moving to a 'non-cash' system is a priority to increase efficiency, promote economic development and reduce poverty.

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The GSMA joined the Universal Financial Access (UFA) 2020 coalition of partners.

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Payment & settlement systems facilitate the clearing and settlement of monetary and other financial transactions

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Improving SMEs’ access to finance and finding innovative solutions to unlock sources of capital.

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Douglas Pearce

Practice Manager for Financial Infrastructure & Access

Margaret J. Miller

Global Lead for Responsible Financial Access

Harish Natarajan

Senior Payment Systems Specialist

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CGAP

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is a global partnership of 34 leading organizations that seek to advance financial ...

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Responsible Finance: Financial Capability & Consumer Protection

The Financial Inclusion and Consumer Protection Service Line provides country diagnostic reviews, household surveys, and technical ...

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G20 Financial Inclusion Indicators

These indicators cover access to financial services, usage of financial services, and the quality of the service delivery (including ...

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Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion

The Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) brings together interested stakeholders working on financial inclusion to implement ...

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