The past decade has seen great strides in building awareness of the global financial inclusion agenda, and very positive steps in achieving tangible change.
2017 saw a number of new trends in mobile money – from the accelerated growth of bank-to-mobile interoperability, to the emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region, and a raft of innovations designed to reach the most underserved.
Ms. Maha Bahou is the Executive Manager for Payment Systems & Domestic Banking Operations and Financial Inclusion Department at the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ).
During this year’s European Development Days (EDDs), which took place in Brussels from 15-16 June, digital technologies and the digitization of payments emerged as key enablers for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Republic of Moldova has joined the UN-housed Better Than Cash Alliance to make digital payments for all public services a reality by 2020.
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is pleased to join the Better Than Cash Alliance, in support of our commitment to provide essential services within the first 72 hours of crisis.
As part of its massive humanitarian response to the Syrian crisis, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is rolling out an innovative electronic voucher programme in Lebanon that will allow hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees to meet their food needs and help boost the local economy.