National financial education forum to be organized for first time in Moldova
19:43 | 15.03.2023 Category: Economic
Chisinau, March 15. /MOLDPRES/- A national financial education forum will be organized for the first time in Moldova. The event will take place on March 21 and will bring together over 100 participants, including officials from our country and abroad, economic experts, representatives of the banking and educational communities.
The forum is organized by the National Bank of Moldova (BNM) to help the population to acquire skills for effective management of their income, and the economy to become stronger. The event will start the development of the National Financial Education Strategy.
"We want a society that knows how to properly manage its resources and where each individual makes rational decisions in relation to their money. A strategy will systematize our actions, from the authorities to the citizens, aimed at leading to such a society, it will institutionalize training in the financial field, it will make permanent this discussion on financial topics, to help citizens to face the dilemmas related to money, and the economy to become stronger and more attractive for investments", BNM governor Octavian Armașu said.
According to BNM, the agenda of the event includes three discussion panels for the presentation of successful expertise and lessons learned. In particular, they will target international practices of financial education, the role of the authorities in the Republic of Moldova and that of civil society in this process.
The event will take place during the Global Money Week 2023. So far, 176 countries have joined this initiative, the Republic of Moldova being among the first participants.