Pension & Development Network to participate in debate: 'Microfinance - Who profits?'

21-Jan-2010    This debate, organized by Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW), will take place on January 25, 2010 in the Peace Palace, The Hague (the Netherlands).

The event will mark the launching of RNW’s international multimedia platform on microfinance, that will not only involve experts and practitioners in a critical debate, but also a wider, international audience. Issues at stake range from interest payments to fair pricing, from economic benefits to social empowerment, from supporting individuals to shared responsibilities, from creating access to finance to building sustainable Microfinance Institutions, from lending to boosting financial literacy.

HRH Princess Máxima of the Netherlands will address the meeting and Mr Bert Koenders, The Netherlands Minister for Development Cooperation, will give the keynote speech.

More info regarding this event can be found by accessing the link. There you will also find a selection of video portraits as well as background features, that set the tone.


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