This page provides information about the events organised within the framework of the OECD-Russia Technical Assistance Project on Financial Education in the CIS to strengthen financial literacy and promote the financial well-being of citizens in the region.
2020 High-level Event on Financial Education in the Commonowealth of Independent States
15-16 December 2020
This high-level event is organised as part of OECD Technical Assistance Project on Financial Education in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Phase II, with the financial support of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. This two-day meeting, held on-line, will bring together officials from the CIS countries, alongside OECD/INFE and international experts and researchers in the field of financial education. The event will give the opportunity to share experiences on improving financial literacy and financial resilience in the region in a COVID-19 pandemic more than ever required and necessary. The CIS-INFE Financial literacy regional network will be launched: the goal is to contribute to a longevity and continuity of the mutually beneficial exchanges.
Virtual discussion on the implications of the COVID-19 crisis on financial education and consumer protection policies in the CIS
29 May 2020
2019 High-level Event on Financial Education in the CIS
9-10 December 2019, Moscow, Russia
OECD and the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic Conference and Workshops
27-28 August 2018. Issyk Kul, Kyrgyz Republic
The OECD and the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic, with the support of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, brought together Kyrgyz stakeholders and international partners for a National Conference and Workshops on Financial Education in Schools and for Youth.
The conference gathered participants from Kyrgyz public institutions – Ministry of Education, Ministry of Finance, Deposit Protection Agency, State Financial Supervision Body, State Agency for Youth, among others. Key nongovernment partners also attended, such as the Union of Banks, the Microfinance Organisation, and the Development Policy Institute.
International donors and development organisations including the IFC, GIZ, the German Savings Fund (Sparkasse), joined to bring their knowledge of the Kyrgyz Republic and lessons learned from their long-term presence in the region.
Invited speakers from the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan, and the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan also participated in the event to share their countries’ experience in implementing financial education for youth, and hear more about the challenges faced and solutions found within the Kyrgyz Republic.