On June 29, 2018, the forum on “Empowering Financial Education through Financial Inclusion” was held. This activity was organized by the Albanian Association of Banks (AAB) in cooperation with the Bank of Albania and with the support of the Albanian Securities Exchange (ALSE), Albanian Securities Trading Association (ASTA) and the Albanian Micro-finance Association (AMA). Among other participants, this forum was attended by numerous representatives from the Bank of Albania, the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth, other public institutions, various associations, non-profit organizations, academic networks in the country, representatives of the banking and financial sector, media representatives, etc.
During the works of this forum, the ceremony of the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation was held, between the Albanian Association of Banks, Albanian Insurers Association, Albanian Micro-finance Association, Life Insurers, Pensions and Investment Funds Association, Albanian Securities Trading Association, Albanian Securities Exchange ALSE, Junior Achievement Albania, Partners Albania for Change and Development and the National Youth Service.
This Memorandum of Understanding aims at establishing the Albanian Financial Education Network and increasing the inter-institutional co-operation and coordination as regards financial education.