European Microfinance Week to focus on combining strengths

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Microfinance Focus, July 24, 2012: The European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), a network of over 135 organizations and individuals active in the area of microfinance in Europe has announced the date of European Microfinance Week for the current year.  European Microfinance Week, an annual conference organized by e-MFP will take place in the Abbaye de Neumünster, Luxembourg, 14th – 16th November 2012. The theme of this year’s event is “Combining strengths – delivering results”.

It will be a two day of workshop and roundtable sessions. 14th November will be the Action Group and Training Day, with plenary, workshop and roundtable sessions taking place on 15th and 16th November. Over 370 participants from 60 countries have gathered in the in the last edition of European Microfinance Week.

During European Microfinance Week, 4th European Microfinance Award ceremony will also be hosted by the European Investment Bank. The European Microfinance Award is organized jointly by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Directorate for Development Cooperation, the Luxembourg Round Table on Microfinance and e-MFP to promote microfinance initiatives and highlight their contribution to the development of the sector.

The objective of the 4th European Microfinance Award “Microfinance for Food Security” is to highlight and stimulate initiatives that represent breakthroughs in promoting food security. The Euro 100,000 prize for the 4th European Microfinance Award will be given by Her Royal Highness the Grand Duchess Maria Teresa.


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• Registration to European Microfinance Week 2012 will be available online in August.

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