Media advisory: ITU Workshop on Digital Financial Services and Financial Inclusion to address needs of 2 billion ‘unbanked’ people

Mobile money experts to prioritize discussion of consumer protection

Geneva, 10 December 2015 – An ITU Workshop on Digital Financial Services and Financial Inclusion in Geneva, 14 December, will analyse the latest developments in the market for digital financial services (DFS), or ‘mobile money’. Topics for discussion will address consumer protection, with accompanying sessions exploring merchant payments, DFS market competition, and DFS interoperability.  The free-of-charge, open-to-all workshop will host representatives of the information and communication technology (ICT) and financial-services sectors to supplement the work of the ITU Focus Group on Digital Financial Services, which will meet at ITU, 15-16 December.

For full text see: www.itu.int/net/pressoffice/press_releases/2015/Advisory-14.aspx

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