The Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative in partnership with ABANA held a virtual event on the future of digital payments and technological innovation in the financial services sector on Tuesday, December 14th at 9:00 am EST/4:00 pm EET/6:00 pm UAE.
This was the second webinar in a joint series to shed light on the changing financial technology (Fintech) landscape in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, identify challenges and opportunities, and explore policy recommendations.
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empowerME at the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East is shaping solutions to empower entrepreneurs, women, and youth and building coalitions of public and private partnerships to drive regional economic integration, prosperity, and job creation.
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