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The 11th EMN Annual Conference: Employment, Challenges and Opportunities for Microfinance

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The European Microfinance Network (EMN) held its 11th Annual Conference on the 19th & 20th of June 2014 in Lisbon (Portugal).

Over 275 participants attended the event, including EMN member organizations, speakers, and representatives of other institutions active in the microfinance sector. The participants shared and challenged best practices in microfinance on the topic of employment. The conference aimed to achieve in-depth and interactive sharing through plenary sessions, workshops, roundtable meetings, and open space dialogues.

The event was organized in a matrix of nine highly interactive workshops across three topics: Microfinance Innovating, Microfinance Funding and Microfinance & Employment. Each topic included three respective workshops that were complemented by additional plenary sessions.

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