CBN UNFOLDS STRATEGIES IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 2017 GLOBAL MONEY WEEK




“Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art”.- Andy Warhol

Special  CBN reports by
Mike Cerutti OSAGIE
Abuja- Nigeria
E: youngchief@yahoo.com


The Global Money Week (GMW) is an annual event that takes place in March of every year. During the event, various activities take place in numerous countries around the world to encourage youth and children to learn about money, savings, creating livelihoods, gaining employment and becoming entrepreneurs.

The GMW is an initiative of Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI), an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) committed to providing access to financial services for children and youth, enhancing their awareness of economic rights and empowering them to build their assets, invest in their future and ultimately break the cycle of poverty.

Nigeria has been part of this movement since 2013 and the Central Bank of Nigeria in collaboration with other financial regulators, financial service providers, NGOs and Development partners carry out several activities to commemorate the GMW.


The 2017 GMW is scheduled for 27th March to 2nd April 2017. The following activities have been lined up for the event: 

·        Global Money Walk at Karu Thursday on 27th March 2017 with school children and volunteers;
·        Financial Literacy Summit and Exhibition at the CBN Head Office;
·        School mentoring programme where Bank CEOs and top management, CBN Governor, Deputy Governors
and some Branch Controllers would visit numerous schools across the country to talk to students and pupils about savings and numerous other aspects of financial literacy.

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