Financial Integration And Inclusive Development13 December 2019 | Conference | Madrid
The 5th Conference of Mediterranean Central Banks at the headquarters of the Banco de España in Madrid.
The event, under the title “Financial Integration and Inclusive Development: a View from the Mediterranean Countries”, brings together the Central Bank Governors of Spain, Tunisia, Portugal, Morocco, and Libya, as well as the Vice-Governor of the Bank of Italy and the Vice-President of the European Central Bank, with the aim to contribute to the mutual understanding, exchange, and cooperation between Mediterranean Central Banks.
The Governors, together with experts from the OECD, think tanks, the academia, and the public and private financial sectors debate the challenges related to financial integration and inclusive development in the region. Particularly, by drawing a great attention to issues such as the lack of financial inclusion and education, examining the opportunities brought by digitalisation and innovative technologies to boost financial literacy and access to basic services. They also discusse the potential contribution of migration policies to sustainable development in the Euro-Mediterranean area.
This edition is organised by the Banco de España and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), with the support of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).