Seminar on 'Better Access to Finance - Using the EU Microfinance Initiatives' on March 29-30, 2012 in Brussels

On March 29-30, the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) hosts a two-day seminar in Brussels which is entirely dedicated to EU initiatives in microfinance.

The seminar is designed for policy makers and practitioners in public administrations, regional authorities, microfinance institutions, financial intermediaries, NGOs and chambers of commerce interested in encouraging new businesses, stimulating economic growth increasing the supply of microcredit. It is also relevant for actors managing unemployment, empowerment and social inclusion programmes.

At the end of the seminar the participants should have a sound grasp of how to make use of European funds available for microcredit projects, with an array of best practice examples of Progress Microfinance, JEREMIE, JASMINE, implementation and projects to draw inspiration from.

The seminar will consist of a series of illustrated presentations and workshops given by EIPA lecturers, EC officials and external experts. There will be ample time for question and answer sessions, discussions and exchange of experience.

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