September 09, 2014 - September 11, 2014
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

On 9 – 11 September, 2014, the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), in cooperation with the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, hosted the 2014 AFI Global Policy Forum in Trinidad and Tobago. The conference brought together practitioners, policymakers, and financial regulators to discuss innovative ways to increase access to and usage of financial services by the poor. On Wednesday, September 10th, Dean Karlan, academic lead for the Financial Inclusion Program (FIP), participated in a panel on current trends and future goals in financial inclusion. On Thursday, September 11th, Beniamino Savonitto, Financial Capability Director for FIP, took part in a panel discussing the role of impact evaluations in identifying effective financial education programs.