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22 Nov

Economic Development and Microfinance – National Scientific Conference and Workshop

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Economic Development and Microfinance  – National Scientific Conference and Workshop

Fejér Enterprise Agency and the Hungarian Microfinance Network cordially invite you to their Scientific Conference organised within the No. 5 ‘Capacity Building in Development Policy’ subproject of the KÖFOP-2.1.2.-VEKOP-15-2016-00001 ‘Public Service Development Establishing Good Governance” project of the National University of Public Service


09:30 - 10:00 Registration

10:00 - 10:05 Welcome speech

  • Dr. Habil. Györgyi Nyikos NUPS Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Head of the Institution

10:05 - 10:30 Microfinance and competitiveness

  • Prof. Dr Magdolna Csath, Research Professor at NUPS, DSc

10:30 - 10:50 Technological, public policy and commercial drivers of growth in microfinance - What logic should guide the scaling up of European microfinance

  • Dr. Pål M. Vik Director, Community Finance Solutions, University Salford, Manchester

10:50 - 11:10 The European Microfinance sector: current development and challenges ahead

  • Jorge Ramirez Puerto, General Manager, European Microfinance Network

11:10 - 11:20 Q&A session

11:20 - 11:40 Coffee break

11:40 - 12:00 Social Impact Assessment concerning the activity of Hungarian non-profit microfinance providers, 2018

  • Péter Vonnák Vice-President, Hungarian Microfinance Network

12:00 - 12:20 Opportunities to improve access to microlending sources in Hungary – conclusions of the national survey

  • András Nagy, Managing Director of Zala County Foundation for Enterprise Promotion, Vice-President, Hungarian Microfinance Network

12:30 - 12:50 Human Rights and Development Cooperation

  • Mercedes Diaz Rodriguez, Professor, University of Cadiz
  • María del Rosario Carmona Luque, Professor, University of Sevilla

12:50 - 13:00 Q&A session

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 ATM for SMEs Workshop: Opportunities to improve access to microlending sources in Hungary by taking into consideration the national and international experience


The language of the conference is English. Translation into Hungarian is provided.

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