Financial education and consumer protection

ADBI-Japan-OECD High-level Global Symposium: Promoting better lifetime planning through financial education


22-23 January 2015
Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, Japan

Organised by the OECD, the Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA), the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ), with the support of Japanese Bankers Association (JBA), Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA), Life Insurance Association of Japan (LIAJ) and General Insurance Association of Japan (GIAJ), this symposium addressed cutting-edge policy issues and research ideas to promote long-term financial planning through financial education, focusing on the following topics:

  • Financial education research, good practices and evidence around the world
  • Financial education for effective pension management
  • Targeting specific groups for effective financial education
  • Financial inclusion, financial regulation and financial education in Asia

The symposium was attended by high-level officials and experts from ministries of finance and education, central banks, regulatory and supervisory authorities, officials of state governments and international organisations, the academic community, the private sector as well as NGOs. 



Summary Record



Information note


OECD Ms. Jennah Huxley,

Financial Services Agency - Ms. Yukari Hayashi, email:

ADBI - Mr. Peter Morgan, or Ms. Ayako Kudo (logistics),


International Gateway for Financial Education




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