Workshop for development of the national strategy for financial education
The Central Bank of Montenegro, with the support of the Child and Youth Finance International, implemented a Workshop for drafting a national strategy for financial education, which started today in Podgorica. The workshop was opened by the Executive Director of the CBCG, Radoica Luburić.
''The aim of this important initiative is to bring together policy makers from the region, as well as financial institutions and professionals dealing with financial education of children and youth. In addition to this, it is very important to introduce them to the current challenges and tasks in the area of developing a national strategy for financial education, as well as financial inclusion, employment and entrepreneurship'', said Luburić at the opening ceremony.
Topics to be discussed during this three day workshop are international experiences in the development and implementation of national strategies for financial education, financial education programmes for children, young people and society as a whole, priorities of educational programmes in the countries of the region, and the like.
In addition to representatives of the Central Bank of Montenegro, the workshop is attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, as well as about twenty representatives of central banks and financial institutions from the region.