Observance event for the
International Day of Family Remittances:
Supporting remittance families build resilience in times of crisis
Tuesday, 16 June 2020
15:30 – 17:30 CEST / 9:30 – 11:30 EST
YouTube Live Streaming


15:30 CEST/09:30 EST

Welcome remarks                                                                                             

15:40 CEST/09:40 EST

Observance of the International Day of Family Remittances 2020

High level remarks by                                                                                    

16:05 CEST/10:05 EST

Remittance families in times of crisis: Building resilience in the first and last mile

Moderator: Pedro De Vasconcelos, Manager of the Financing Facility for Remittances, IFAD

Questions & Answers                                                                                           

16:30 CEST/10:30 EST

Remittance markets and enabling environments: A blue print for Action

Moderator: Harish Natarajan, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation, World Bank

Questions & Answers

16:55 CEST/10:55 EST

Digitalisation of remittances: Towards the full coverage of the last mile

Moderator: Antonia Esser, Engagement Manager, Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (CENFRI)

Questions & Answers                                                                                                                                                                          

17:20 CEST/11:20 EST

Closing remarks



For questions during the event, please use the #familyremittances Twitter hashtag.

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