Upcoming (FIN-B Events)
FIN-B CONFERENCE 2019
Accessing affordable financial services delivered responsibly and sustainably
FIN-B, a unique Platform, will bring together all financial sector stakeholders, grass-root organisations,
development practitioners and financially excluded community in “FIN-B Conference 2019”.
- Facilitate cross-learning among financial stakeholders.
- Inform your views.
- Promote your organisation, products & services at the Inclusion Fair.
- Connect with nation-wide and global financial player.
Share your ideas and best practices and join the conference: www.inm.org.bd/FIN-B News/
to be held 30-31 July 2019.
For more information, www.inm.org.bd/financial-inclusion-network-bangladesh-fin-b1/
Sponsoring opportunity is open: email@example.com
FIN-B 3rd SC Meeting
The 3rd Steering Committee (SC) meeting of FIN-B was held on 28 January 2019 at PKSF Conference Room. Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman of InM and the SC presided over the meeting. A total of 23 members and/or their representatives were present in the meeting. The organisations included
- Bangladesh Bank (BB)
- Microcredit Regulatory Authority (MRA)
- Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM)
- Bangladesh General Insurance Company Ltd. (BGIC)
- SME Foundation
- Integrated Development Foundation (IDF)
- Access to Information (A2i) Programme
- University of Dhaka
- Credit and Development Forum (CDF)
- Bank Asia Limited
- Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM)
The SC discussed probable working avenues of FIN-B and approved its work plan for 2019. The Committee expressed their appreciation over the publications of FIN-Biz, the half-yearly flagship journal of FIN-B and Finimile, a quarterly newsletter of the Network. In addition, the SC approved the proposal of organising the 1st FIN-B International Financial Inclusion Conference and Inclusion Fair 2019, to be held in July 2019 and a FIN-B member’s collaboration meeting in March 2019. Moreover, the Committee approved three project proposals, to be implemented through the leadership of FIN-B and with the collaboration of different organisations.
FIN-B 2nd Steering Committee Meeting Held
The second Steering Committee (SC) meeting of FIN-B was held on 8 March 2018 at PKSF Conference Room in which important decisions were taken about the future activities of the Network.
Launching Ceremony of FIN-B
Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM) organised the Launching Ceremony of the ‘Financial Inclusion Network, Bangladesh (FIN-B)’on 18th January 2018 (Thursday) at 9 am at PKSF Auditorium, PKSF Bhaban. Agargaon, Dhaka.
Mr. M. A. Mannan MP, Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning, GoB graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
The session was chaired by Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman, InM. Dr. Atiur Rahman, Professor, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka and Former Governor, Bangladesh Bank presented the keynote paper in the ceremony.
Selected dignitaries, policymakers, academicians, researchers, relevant stakeholders, and development practitioners are expected to participate in the discussion
Financial Inclusion Network, Bangladesh (FIN-B)
InM is working towards forming the Financial Inclusion Network-Bangladesh (FIN-B) to develop, share and disseminate knowledge and expertise on financial inclusion through stimulating exchanges, developing collaboration, and promoting the Network to its members as a knowledge partner in their preferred areas of inclusive finance.
FIN-B will leverage expertise in advancing financial inclusion as a key instrument for poverty reduction and inclusive growth and development. It will be a unique platform to bring together all financial sector stakeholders including banks/MFIs/NGOs/financial institutions/local government and grassroots organisations for sharing ideas and best practices from home and abroad. For ensuring effective functioning of FIN-B, a Steering Committee has been formed under the Chairmanship of Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman of InM and PKSF including representatives from Bangladesh Bank, Financial Institutions Division of the Ministry of Finance, banks, MFIs and other stakeholders for providing guidance to the Network.
The first Steering Committee (SC) meeting of FIN-B was held on 23 October 2017 at PKSF Conference Room in which important decisions to activate the Network were taken. It was decided that FIN-B will be formally launched in January 2018 through organising a day long workshop on its future activities.