Access to Finance Peer Review in Germany as part of the EU SME Week

On the 6th and 7th of October, the German Federal Ministery of Labour and Social Affairs will host a two day event in which its representatives will be reflecting on the function and duties of the stakeholders within the German microfinance sector with the thematic group partners and other interested representatives from the European context.

Delegates will hear about the role of microfinance in the entrepreneurship policy of Germany, and they will get to know and discuss collaboration techniques within specific initiatives such as the German Microcredit Fund.
The event is part of the European SME week.

For more information please contact Joeri Colson.

The full agenda is available for download here (pdf, english, 148 KB).

The following presentations from this event are available for download:

Policy for start-ups by unemployed people
Barbara Gruhl, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Germany 
Download (pdf, english, 324 KB)

‘Microcredit Fund Germany’ Cooperation model – GLS-Bank/ MFI
Falk Zientz, Head of Microfinance Unit, GLS Bank, Germany 
Download (pdf, english, 348 KB)

The COPIE II Way of Microfinance
Brigitte Maas, Deutsches Mikrofinanz Institut (DMI), Germany
Download (pdf, english, 108 KB)

German Microfinance System
Jochen Bloß, Deutsches Mikrofinanz Institut, Germany 
Download (pdf, english, 132 KB)

Goldrausch e.V. – microfinance model
Ines Hecker, Goldrausch e.V., Berlin, Germany
Download (pdf, english, 105 KB)

Sharing good practice – Start-Up Advice for handicapped people
Manfred Radermacher, enterability/iq consult Berlin, Germany 
Download (pdf, english, 294 KB)

Risk Reporting and Benchmarking
Jochen Bloß, Deutsches Mikrofinanz Institut, Germany 
Download (pdf, english, 852 KB)

Microfinance Operations under the ESF – Manual of COPIE II Working Group on Access to Finance
Brigitte Maas, Deutsches Mikrofinanz Institut (DMI), Germany
Download (pdf, english, 182 KB)

Investment Fund for independent care KidsInvest
Stephanie Dangreau, PWV, Brussels, Belgium
Download (pdf, english, 168 KB)

Sustainability of MFIs in the European Union
Daniel Sorrosal, European Microfinance Network (EMN), Brussels, Belgium
Download (pdf, english, 463 KB)

Permicro – Microcredito in Italia
Corrado Ferreti, Microcredit Institute ‘Permicro’, Turin, Italy
Download (pdf, english, 4,15 MB)

Date: 
Thursday, October 6, 2011 to Friday, October 7, 2011
City: 
Berlin