This year's European Microfinance Week takes place from Wednesday 29 November to Friday 1 December at the Abbbaye de Neumunseter in Luxembourg-Grund.

European Microfinance Week (EMW), is one of the top events in the microfinance calendar and a unique meeting point for all professionals working in the inclusive finance sector worldwide; with an unparalleled programme and prestigious speakers, the event is widely recognised for its high quality sessions and excellent networking opportunities.

As in previous years, EMW welcomes close to 500 participants from all around the globe.

As always, the organisers promise a stimulating programme which will include a fantastic line-up of three plenaries: “Microfinance for Housing” (featuring the finalists of this year’s European Microfinance Award), “Women clients ≠ women empowerment: beyond the numbers” and “Microfinance: positioning ourselves for the next decade”, plus over 30 sessions on the sector’s front line topics.

Confirmed speakers include: Sandra Callison, Habitat for Humanity's Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter; Bobbi Gray, Grameen Foundation; Renée Chao-Beroff, Pamiga; Paul DiLeo, Grassroots Capital Management; Timothy N Ogden, Financial Access Initiative; Laura Foose, SPTF; Stewart McCulloch, VisionFund International; Laura Hemrika, Credit Suisse; Antonique Koning, CGAP; Davide Forcella, CERMi; Babak Abbaszadeh, Toronto Centre; Ali Basharat, Pakistan Microfinance Network; Eugen Doce, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management; Edmund Higenbottam, Verdant Capital; Mona Kachhwaha, Caspian Impact Investments; Jonathan Agwe, IFAD and more…

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