Financial Education for Children & Youth


Simon Bailey of Aflatoun presented a global systematic review and meta-analysis of financial education for  children in youth under the Financial Inclusion session: The Evidence is In- The Real Impact of Promoting Financial Capability at the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit. The presentation drew on knowledge of 21 randomized control trials of financial education for youth people and highlighted differences in impacts on young people's financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.

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Scaling Financial Inclusion through Partnerships and Technology

MasterCard Worldwide, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

Digital inclusion is the new global reality. Advances in card- and phone-based technology, as well as the infrastructure to support it, means that a growing proportion of the world is transacting electronically. But does access to electronic payments lead to financial inclusion? What will it take to transform increased access to payment technology to increased utilization of a broader suite of financial services? How are the answers to these questions the same or different for youth?

MPEP Webinar: Youth Savings Services - Are They Worth It?

Nov 20, 2014 (10:00am to 11:30am)

During this webinar, Freedom from Hunger will share the results of a recent publication on the experience of Cooprogreso, San José and Nyèsigiso in youth savings and financial education offering and “Advancing Financial Inclusion of Youth,” a free, online interactive module designed to help organizations develop a youth services strategy.

Banking on Youth: A Guide to Developing Innovative Youth Savings Programs

Women's World Bank, The Nike Foundation

This publication is a guide for deposit-taking institutions in any stage of youth savings program development—from those simply exploring the possibility of introducing youth savings, to those already offering youth products but looking for new ideas and strategies to improve performance.

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The Global Youth Wellbeing Index: European Launch Event (London, November 25th)

Hilton Worldwide, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and the International Youth Foundation
Nov 25, 2014 (08:30am to 11:00am)

The European Launch of the Global Youth Wellbeing Index

Tuesday, 25 November, 2014, 8:30am—11:00am
Central London



Simon Vincent
Hilton Worldwide Area President for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

William Reese
President and CEO, International Youth Foundation


Dr. Nicole Goldin
Principal Author, Global Youth Wellbeing Index; Founder, NRG Advisory


Financial Literacy Summit: Improving Millenials' Financial Literacy with Mobile Technology

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, VISA
Apr 15, 2015 (09:00am to 11:30am)

How can mobile technology improve financial literacy for today's young adults?

Inclusive Finance India Summit

Inclusive Finance India
Dec 8, 2014 (All day) to Dec 9, 2014 (All day)

The Inclusive Finance India Summit (prior to this year known as Microfinance India Summit) is a global flagship initiative of ACCESS Development Services. The objective of the Summit is to inform and influence the pro-poor policy framework and strengthen the enabling environment, and bringing all stakeholders together to discuss key issues and challenges and build consensus on the way forward for financial inclusion. The Summit's d

Innovative Practices to Reach Financial Inclusion: Learning from Peers’ Experiences

Azerbaijan Micro-finance Association (AMFA)
Oct 9, 2014 (All day) to Oct 10, 2014 (All day)

Following its tradition, Azerbaijan Micro-finance Association (AMFA) will be organizing a 2-day conference from October 9-10, 2014 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The conference will gather about 200 practitioners from around the country as well as from neighboring countries like Georgia, Russia, and those in Central Asia.

Sanabel 2014 Conference: "Microfinance at Crossroads; Current Developments and Future Prospects in the Arab States"

Sanabel – The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries
Sep 29, 2014 (06:30pm) to Sep 30, 2014 (06:30pm)

Sanabel – The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries-is pleased to announce its 2014 Conference, which will be held from September 29th – September 30th, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel – Festival City - Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Pre and Post conference trainings are also offered on 28th of September and 1st of October.