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  • Amsterdam, Netherlands - 1 Day
    Wednesday
    November 28
    2018

    6th IGNITE Conference

    Be part of the only event worldwide that brings together refugees, entrepreneurs, education experts, private sector, governments, academia and NGOs to improve higher education, promote sustainable economic empowerment and strengthen leadership amongst young people in fragile states.

    What will your role be in the reconstruction of conflict affected regions? How to bridge the gap between higher education and employment? How can entrepreneurship be a viable solution for creating jobs and promoting stability? How can refugees boost host economies?

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  • Meklle, Ethiopia - 4 Days
    Wednesday
    November 28
    2018

    10th Biennial Microfinance Conference – Ethiopia

    Arranged by the Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions (AEMFI), this event will cover research on topics such as rural financial services, digital financial services, social performance management, product innovation, and responsible finance. Sessions will also cover small and medium-sized enterprises, youth finance, renewable-energy finance, guarantee schemes, savings and credit cooperatives (SACCOs), and value-chain financing.

    Background on Organizers:

    Established in 1999, AEMFI is a nonprofit organization providing a platform for microfinance practitioners to work towards the expansion of the microfinance industry in Ethiopia. In addition to individuals and organizations indirectly involved in microfinance, AEMFI has 35 member microfinance institutions (MFIs) as of 2018. These organizations provide credit, savings, money transfer, and pension-payment services in eight of the 11 administrative units of Ethiopia.

    Dedebit Credit and Savings Institution (DECSI), which was established in 1997, provides credit, savings, and money-transfer services to poor people in rural and urban parts of the Tigray region of Ethiopia. As of 2012, the latest period for which data is available, DESCI had assets of USD 195 million, a loan portfolio of USD 128 million and client deposits of USD 87 million.

    Cost: Although there is no fee to attend, pre-registration is required.

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  • Miami, FL - 2 Days
    Wednesday
    November 28
    2018

    Companies vs. Climate Change: A B2B Climate Solutions Event – Miami

    Worldwide, people have come to understand that humanity faces a global emergency that poses an imminent threat to the prosperity of future generations. With the passing of time it has become clear that the solutions must be business driven. Companies around the globe are stepping up and making it their mission to lead. We want to help them. Companies vs. Climate Change (CvCC) is a media and events company whose mission is to serve as a global forum for companies of all sizes to share best practices for solving climate change with wholly justifiable business value. CvCC strives to serve as a conduit that will bring companies together to create business driven solutions to the climate crisis.

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