OECD-SEBON Conference and roundtable on financial consumer protection and education in Asia-Pacific


 2-3 July 2019  Kathmandu, Nepal

Understanding and responding to the impact of demographic changes for financial consumers


This event was co-hosted by the OECD and the Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON), with sponsorship from the Government of Japan. Debates focused on financial education and financial consumer protection in Nepal and across the Asia-Pacific region. Key themes covered include:

  • Supporting and promoting financial inclusion for ageing populations

  • Reducing financial vulnerabilities from childhood

  • Understanding the different needs of rural, remote and urban populations

  • Access to finance and financial education for MSMEs


The Conference brought together high-level government officials and experts from public authorities, including regulatory and supervisory authorities, ministries of finance, officials of state governments and international organisations, standard setter bodies, as well as the academic community, the private sector and NGOs. It was followed by a roundtable open only to public authorities. 




Agenda - Roundtable

Summary record



Sessions 1-2

Sessions 3-4

Session 5



Mr. Bumpei Sugano, G20 Office International Affairs Office, Japan Financial Services Agency and Co-Chair of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion

Interview - Nepal TV News 










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