The OECD-SEBON Conference and roundtable on financial consumer protection and education in Asia-Pacific: Understanding and responding to the impact of demographic changes for financial consumers to be held on 2-3 July 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
10-11 October 2019, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
23-24 May 2019, Cape Town, South Africa - This conference looked how tech innovation, effective policy-making and better financial education can converge to improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.
This project provides technical assistance to design and implement effective financial education initiatives that are adapted to the specific needs of participating countries in South East Europe.
The OECD works on advancing consumer finance protection through informed choice that includes disclosure, transparency and education; protection from fraud, abuse and errors; and, recourse and advocacy.
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The joint report by the G20/OECD Task Force on Financial Consumer Protection, FinCoNet and the OECD International Network on Financial Education, based on a survey of the membership of the three bodies, suggests policy actions that can be applicable to the regulation and supervision of the products that consumers use to meet their short-term credit needs, and to financial education and awareness initiatives addressing credit.
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This checklist is designed by the OECD International Network on Financial Education to help policy makers to develop effective programmes to effectively target the needs of migrants and their families within national strategies for financial education or financial inclusion.
26-27 November 2018, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic. The conference will provide a forum to discuss best practices on developing financial education and consumer protection in supporting financial inclusion in Lao P.D.R and other Southeast Asian countries.
21/11/2018 - The OECD is currently updating its 1977 Recommendation on Consumer Protection in the field of Consumer Credit to ensure that it remains the relevant international standard. The draft text is available for public comment until 21 December 2018.
12-13 November 2018, São Paulo, Brazil - A series of events addressing the most recent trends, opportunities and challenges in financial education will be co-hosted by the OECD and CVM Brazil.