New Delhi (13/09/2023): The Fourth G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) Meeting is being held in Mumbai from September 14-16, 2023. The meeting will bring together over 50 delegates from G20 member countries, special invitee countries and International Organisations. The meeting will involve discussions on ongoing work of the financial inclusion agenda under G20 India Presidency in areas of Digital Financial Inclusion and SME Finance.
Ahead of the meeting, a Symposium on Digital Public Infrastructure for energizing MSMEs will be held on September 14, 2023. The Symposium will see panel discussions between global experts around two key themes “Energizing MSMEs for Higher Economic Growth through Digital Public Infrastructure” and “Credit Guarantees and SME ecosystems”. This Symposium will delve into the role of DPI in fast-pacing financial inclusion of MSMEs.
Over the course of the next two days, the GPFI members will discuss GPFI work regarding implementation of G20 GPFI High Level Principles for Digital Financial Inclusion, Update of National Remittance Plans and SME best practices and innovative instruments to overcome common constraints in SME financing.
A Symposium on “Advancing Financial Inclusion through Digital Public Infrastructure: Empowering Consumers through Digital and Financial Literacy and Consumer Protection” will also be held on September 16, 2023 as part of the GPFI Meeting.
The delegates attending the 4th GPFI WG meeting will also visit the Kanheri Caves in Mumbai.