HRH Princess Maxima opens first seminar Pension & Development Network

29-Sep-2009    By officially launching the Pension & Development website, HRH Princess Máxima opened the first seminar organized by the Pension & Development Network in cooperation with WorldGranny.

The seminar, titled 'Governance in Microfinance - The Needs and Challenges of Developing Micro Pensions', was hosted by the Netherlands Central Bank, and focused on the aspect of governance in the microfinance sector. The participants discussed the value of trust when instigating micro pension schemes, the need for transparency, the use and need for (government) regulation and lessons to be drawn from the credit crisis. A detailed report of the seminar can be downloaded below.


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