The EIB Institute is organising a workshop on “Regulations and laws for microfinance in the EU: the current situation and the opportunities for improvement”, in Brussels on 20 October.

This workshop is part of the first European Microfinance Day (EMD) organised by the European Microfinance Network and the Microfinance Center under the aegis of the Luxembourg presidency of the European Union which aims to raise awareness on microfinance as a tool to fight social exclusion and unemployment in Europe.

Speakers will be Samuel Lefèvre (BNP Paribas), Per-Erik Eriksson (European Investment Fund), Anne Contreras (Arendt & Medernach), Andrea Maier (European Commission), Corrado Ferretti, (PerMicro), Secretary General of the European Microfinance Network and Lucija Popovska, Habitat for Humanity International and Board member of the Microfinance Centre.

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