IDB Group Analyzes Financial Inclusion in Times of COVID-19
Financial inclusion is called to play a fundamental role in the response of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to the COVID-19 crisis. On November 16, IDB Lab, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank and IDB Invest, the private arm of the IDB Group, will bring together experts on the state of financial inclusion in a scenario strongly marked by the disruptions caused by the health emergency. The event will take place virtually from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm (EST), after registering at the following link .
The webinar is organized in three sessions and will address, to begin with, the effectiveness of response tools and mechanisms activated to support vulnerable populations, mainly the role played by payments, remote banking and digital infrastructure. This first session will also include the global launch of the 2020 edition of the Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion, conducted annually by the Economist Intelligence Unit with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Center for Financial Inclusion, IDB Invest and IDB Lab.