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Scale and Sustainability in Financial Education

The Aflatoun Regional Meeting 2014, „Scale and Sustainability in Financial Education“ Europe and Central Asia was held in Lisabon, in the premises of the Central Bank of Portugal on Monday, 24 November 2014.

Mr Carlos da Silva Costa, Governor of the Central Bank of Portugal welcomed all the participants and gave an introduction on the activities and achievements Central Bank of Portugal has accomplished in fostering financial literacy. Mr da Silva Costa noted that „Children/students are vectors for transforming societies“, as well as that „we are talking about more than children, we are talking about their families, actually we are talking about the whole community“.
Governor also stressed the importance of partnership in a theme as important as the one on financial literacy.

One of the panellists was Mr Marin Molosag, First Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova, Mr Molosag noted that promoting financial and economic literacy should be seen as a public good. The following breakout sessions were divided into two: Innovations in Social and Financial Education and Institutionalizing Financial Education in Different Sectors.

The conference was attended by Ms Maja Ljubić, SEECEL Assistant Director and Mr Stjepan Srhoj, SEECEL Programme Officer and Liaison.
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