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Central Bank hosts international conference on financial literacy

08/03/2023 09:03

An international conference entitled "Financial Literacy and Education in Cyprus: Challenges, Lessons from Other Countries and the Way Forward", which will take place on March 10, 2023, in Limassol, is organised by the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC).

In a press release CBC said that the conference is organised in the context of the coordinating role undertaken by the CBC for the promotion of Financial Literacy and Financial Education in Cyprus.

The event is also part of the Global Money Week international action of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development with the Central Bank of Cyprus as the implementing body.

It is added that two keynote sessions are to be held on the day of the event. The morning session is addressed to members of the academic community and will focus on research results on the importance of financial literacy both in Cyprus and globally. 

During the afternoon session, which is open to a wider audience and the media, the keynote speaker will be Dr. Annamaria Lusardi. Distinguished academic, professor of Economics and Accounting at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB), Dr. Lusardi is the founder and Academic Director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center. The afternoon session will begin with an address from the Governor of CBC, Constantinos Herodotou.

For more information, those interested can contact 22714434 or [email protected].