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BFG-WB seminar: European deposit insurance systems. Photo: BFG.
Challenges for European Deposit Insurance Systems: Funding, Investment Practices and Reimbursement
February 26, 2015Warsaw, Poland

A regional seminar organized jointly by the Polish Bank Guarantee Fund, and the World Bank Financial Sector Advisory Center, brought together experts to discuss key topics that ensure financial sector stability.

“Challenges for European Deposit Insurance Systems: Funding, Investment Practices and Reimbursement” was a joint Polish Bank Guarantee Fund, and the World Bank Financial Sector Advisory Center (FinSac) regional seminar that brought together experts to focus on key topics that ensure financial sector stability.

The seminar was opened by Mr. Jerzy Pruski, President of the Bank Guarantee Fund and Ms. Marina Wes, World Bank Country Manager for Poland and the BalticsMr. IsfandyarZaman Khan, Financial and Private Sector Development Sector Leader, Europe and Central Asia and Mr. Jan Philipp Nolte, World Bank Senior Financial Sector Specialist moderated the sessions and discussions. The seminar gathered specialists from various countries, such as United Kingdom, Romania, Croatia, Bulgaria, Finland, Hungary and Poland, as well as agencies like the European Banking Authority, who shared their knowledge and experience with respect to Deposit insurance Systems. 

The World Bank works on enhancing the financial safety net system through the deposit insurance agencies which safeguard the deposits of the borrowers. The World Bank works with a number of countries such as Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, Romania, Bulgaria through a mix of technical assistance and lending.

Watch this video and learn why the World Bank works with a number of countries on enhancing the financial safety net system through the deposit insurance agencies which safeguard the deposits of the borrowers.

 

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    Jerzy Pruski, President of the Bank Guarantee Fund
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    Marina Wes, World Bank Country Manager for Poland, addressing the participants.
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    IsfandyarZaman Khan, Financial and Private Sector Development Sector Leader, Europe and Central Asia, and Jan Philipp Nolte, World Bank Senior Financial Sector Specialist
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    Participants at the Challenges for European Deposit Insurance Systems seminar
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    Discussions at the seminar on Challenges for European Deposit Insurance Systems
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    Mirjami Kajander- Saarikoski, Old Deposit Guarantee Fund
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    Participants at the Challenges for European Deposit Insurance Systems seminar
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    Cristina Lazarescu, Romanian Bank Deposit Guarantee Fund