Advancing Young People’s Financial Empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa

The 3rd Annual Conference of The Arab Banking Training Network was hosted by the Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies and the Egyptian Banking Institute at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. on January 28th, 2015. The meeting brought together central banks and banking institutes representatives from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).


During the conference, the Egyptian Banking Institute (EBI) presented their innovative financial education initiatives and their plans for their participation in Global Money Week 2015.

Along with EBI and Bank Al Maghrib CYFI’s Financial Inclusion Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., represented the Child & Youth Finance Movement, highlighting the importance of young people being financially included and receiving financial education if they are to develop into empowered economic citizens.

The participants in the conference including Egyptian Banking Institute, Al Maghrib, Saudi Arabia’s Banking Institute, the Palestinian Banking Institute, and Oman’s College of Banking and Financial Studies expressed their interest in advancing initiatives on financial literacy for children and youth in their countries.

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