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1 European Microfinance Platform Youth Financial Services Working Group This was a closed door meeting for members of the European Microfinance Platform (EMFP) working group on youth financial services to review the progress on the pending 2012 publication on financial services to support youth entrepreneurship. This workshop aimed to review the progress of the draft publication and list of case studies, identify key changes needed to the document and agree upon the main set of recommendations put forth by the working group. The workshop was chaired by Ms. Myka Reinsch, Senior Technical Advisor at Ayani Consulting, who was the lead writer on the publication. EMFP working group participants in attendance were: - Simon Bleidiesel, Senior Project Manager, Kfw - Séverine Deboos, Technical Expert in the Social Finance Division, ILO - Mamadou Diallo, Adviser responsible for Africa, WSBI - Selma Cilimkovic, Market Research Officer, Partner Microcredit Foundation - Yekbun Gürgöz, International Advisory Services Project Manager, Frankfurt School of Finance

& Management

- Benjamin Mackay, Project Officer, ADA - Jared Penner, Education Manager, CYFI - Maria Perdomo, YouthStart Manager, UNCDF - Juana Ramirez, Microfinance Expert, EMFP - Rachel Yordy, Project Manager/Consultant, MEDA

 he EMFP publication Youth Microfinance: Promising Examples For Achieving Youth T Economic Empowerment will be divided into the following sections: 1) Introduction 2) Savings-led case studies 3) Credit-led case studies, and 4) Discussion and recommendations. The publication is scheduled to be published by the end of May 2012 and is intended for dissemination and promotion at upcoming youth related conferences and other industry events.

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Children And Youth Reshaping The Future Of Finance

2012 - The First Annual Child and Youth Finance International Summit & Awards Ceremony 2012  

The report provides an overiew of the sessions and outcomes of CYFI's first International Summit and Awards Ceremony held in Amsterdam from...

2012 - The First Annual Child and Youth Finance International Summit & Awards Ceremony 2012  

The report provides an overiew of the sessions and outcomes of CYFI's first International Summit and Awards Ceremony held in Amsterdam from...