Special event with EC Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
on “How the financial industry can better contribute to financial education”
On Wednesday 13 July 2016, the European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum welcomed Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, Commissioner for the Euro and Social Dialogue, to discuss the key issue of the role of financial education, as well as the challenges ahead.
This event was co-chaired by Burkhard Balz MEP and Brian Hayes MEP who moderated the panel discussion with EC Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and representatives from the main financial sectors (asset management, banking, insurance, pension funds), as well as representatives from the OECD and financial services users.
This special event took place on Wednesday 13 July 2016 from 12:00 to 14:30 in the Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel in Brussels.
How the financial industry can
Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission Vice-President
for the Euro and Social Dialogue
The European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum is pleased to welcome European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis to discuss the key issue of the role of financial education, as well as the challenges ahead.
In a complex and rapidly evolving financial world, financial education is a key element to ensure that people acquire the financial knowledge they will need to take good and responsible financial decisions all along their life. This event will address the role of financial education in consumer empowerment and protection, thus contributing to a more healthy and sustainable economy. It will explore the contribution of the financial industry in this area – from improving the transparency of products and the quality of the information provided to clients, to the creation of financial education programs.