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Annex 3

Child and Youth Finance Awards Ceremony

The 2012 CYFI Awards recognized achievements in financial inclusion, entrepreneurship, financial education and global promotion of the topic. The Awards celebrated outstanding efforts in increasing access to safe and responsible financial products for youth, providing access to high-quality financial services and financial education that will help youth build a foundation for financial stability and allow them to realize their full potential as economic citizens. Awards were presented to the champion of each category ranging from national platform to a youth champion.

Award themes include •  Outstanding efforts of national entities in promoting the Child and Youth Finance activities nationally • Role model of national entities in participating in the Child and Youth Finance Day/ Week • Pioneering financial service providers in exploring financial access for children/youth •  Youth role models & champions in financial access and Child and Youth Finance Education

General Criteria The CYFI Awards acknowledge the work of an individual, organization or national platform that has championed one or more aspects of economic rights of children and youth and is evaluated according to the following aspects: • Excellence: Nominees demonstrated outstanding character and reputation. • Accountability: Nominees showed good governance and transparent financial management. • Creativity: Nominees displayed a creative use of resources to deliver innovative and flexible programs. • Partnership: Nominees highlighted effective collaboration and partnership. • Sustainability: Nominees contributed to the impact of children in the long term. • Track record: Nominees’ initiatives were established within their community. • Impact: Nominees addressed the need and desire to achieve preferred outcomes. • Outreach: Nominees exhibited the current and future outreach of initiatives. • Cost-effectiveness: Nominees highlighted that their funds go a long way.

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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...