Accelerating Digital Financial Services and Infrastructure

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Accelerating Digital Financial Services and Infrastructure

12 August 2020

The ninth Policy Actions for COVID-19 Economic Recovery (PACER) Dialogue on “Accelerating Digital Financial Services and Infrastructure” discussed policies and measures that can help countries accelerate the growth of digital financial services anchored on strong digital infrastructure amidst COVID-19. Over 60 government officials and private sector representatives from Southeast Asia and the People’s Republic of China attended the event sharing country experiences and lessons on digital financial services and infrastructure policies and measures taken to mitigate the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and accelerate recovery.

The ninth session of the PACER Dialogues aimed to:

  • promote improved understanding of policies that can better harness the potential and accelerate the growth of digital financial services anchored on strong digital infrastructure in the post COVID-19 new normal;
  • feature the experience of the Republic of Korea and lessons on effective use of digital financial services in mitigating impacts of COVID-19 and accelerating recovery; and,
  • provide a platform for policy makers and development planners to share knowledge and experience and collaboratively learn from each other.
     
Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
12 Aug 2020 9th PACER Dialogue – Overview and Objectives Alfredo Perdiguero, Director, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division, Southeast Asia Department, ADB
12 Aug 2020 Accelerating Digital Financial Services and Infrastructure amid COVID-19 and Beyond Accelerating Digital Financial Services and Infrastructure amid COVID 19 and Beyond
Presentation on policies and measures that can better harness the potential and accelerate the growth of digital financial services anchored...
David Lee Kuo Chuen
12 Aug 2020 Interoperable Digital Payment Infrastructure for Digital Financial Services Korea Financial Telecommunications and Clearings Institute's Centralized Digital Payment System
Presentation on unique centralized interoperable digital payment infrastructure which makes the Republic of Korea one of the advanced countries...
Hae-Rok Ko
12 Aug 2020 Open Discussion and Questions Junkyu Lee, Chief, Finance Sector Group, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC), ADB (Moderator)
12 Aug 2020 Synthesis and Summary Junkyu Lee, Chief, Finance Sector Group, SDCC, ADB

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