RFA: Online Courses on Digital Financial Services for Policymakers and Regulators

Type: 
RFP
Posted: 
27 Nov 2019
Closing: 
10 Dec 2019
About the organization: 

UNCDF is the UN’s capital investment agency for the world’s least developed countries. It creates new opportunities for poor people and their communities by increasing access to microfinance and investment capital. UNCDF focuses on Africa and the poorest countries of Asia and the Pacific, with a special commitment to countries emerging from conflict or crisis. It provides seed capital – grants and loans – and technical support to help microfinance institutions reach more poor households and small businesses, and local governments finance the capital investments – water systems, feeder roads, schools, irrigation schemes – that will improve poor peoples’ lives.

About the Job: 

Purpose:

Support capacity building of governments to drive ongoing refinements to regional and national regulatory and supervisory frameworks for digital financial services (DFS) to enable an inclusive and competitive ecosystem, protect consumers, and maintain the integrity of the financial system.

Outcome:

Policymakers and regulators across Africa to build knowledge on best practices and examples from around the world in relation to DFS as well analysis and communication skills to propose policy and regulatory solutions.

Timeline:

  • Publication date: 26 November 2019.
  • Deadline for questions in writing: 29 November 2019.
  • Final deadline for applications: 10 December 2019.
  • Project implementation (proposed): 1 January 2020 to 30 November 2022.
How to Apply: 

Applications and any questions about this RFA should be submitted to UNCDF by email at [email protected]