€ 7000 financial reward for the winner of the Convergences Award Third Edition!
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Conference in Madrid about the book 'Las Sin Banco'! The event is taking place on the 6th of June. See information to register (in Spanish).
The Annual Report 2012 of the Social Platform (45 pan-European Networks of NGOs) is now available! Download it and learn about the social impact of the crisis and much more.
Registrations for the International Master in Microfinance and Entrepreneurship (IMME) are now open!
The CDFA has launched its annual flagship publication, Inside Community Finance, setting out the activity, achievements, challenges and impacts of community development finance institutions across the UK.
Civil Society proposals for smart, sustainable and inclusive recovery - Public Hearing
European Parliament 14th May, 2013
DG Employment new publication Investing in Social Europe (24/04/2013) is now available online for download.
Nantik-Lum, EMN member since a long time now, is celebrating it's tenth anniversary!
Born on April 22, 2003, and working towards entrepreneurship and the provision of microfinance services, Nantik-Lum is active in various countries. It also offers a range of studies and researches on topics related to microfinance, entrepreneurship, gender, and poverty reduction.
Audencia Nantes' qualitative study on microfinance supporting entrepreneurship highlights the fact that business creation is, first of all, job creation. Often microcredit serves as a means to go from unemployment to self-employment.
Ethik Angels is a new crowdfunding platform dedicated to supporting social businesses and sustainable development. Created at the end of 2012, it aims at proposing different types of support to project holders, such as solidarity loans used to recapitalize Microfinance Institutions.
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion is publishing the latest document: Social Europe, current challenges and the way forward. Annual Report of the Social Protection Committee for the year 2012.
The book "Las Sin Banco", written by Jose Ignacio Zabaleta Kaehler, CFA, professor of Finance Management at an MBA Business School and international consultant in microfinance issues, is now available in electronic version and in hard copy.
Microfinance Center (MFC) Social Performance (SP) Fund partners with SPTF and networks around the world to mainstream Universal Standards for Social Performance Management (USSPM)
EMN has just published two new magazines on microfinance-related issues: Senior Entrepreneurship and Migration . Read them both!
The reports of all exchange visits and peer-to-peer visits organized during 2012 between EMN members are now available for online consultation and download.
EMN member LOK MCF, located in Sarajevo (Bosnia & Herzegovina), has merged with another Microfinance Foundation, Women for Women International. This is the story of a successful merger, consolidating the microcredit sector in the country.
"Investing in a Social Europe": the European Platform Against Poverty and Social Exclusion has published the final report of the 2nd Annual Convention that took place last December 2012 in Brussels.
Ecidec organizes the 5th Forum on Microfinance in the Rhônes-Alpes French region.
"Is microfinance still an efficient tool against inequalities?"
Audencia Nantes publishes the outcomes on different research topics related to microfinance. Discover them here (in French).