Agenda

PROGRAM CONCEPT 
of the First International Conference
"Financial literacy and economic journalism as factors of stability and the fight against poverty”

GOALS:
  • Experience exchange on education the general public on economic and financial literacy;
  • Exchange of experience on implementation of non-governmental programs to improve financial literacy;
  • Development and implementation of government programs on teaching public the financial and economic literacy;
  • Exchange of information about the state of economic journalism, the search for new forms and ways of its development;
  • Development of recommendations to improve the coverage of the economy in the mass media.

 

SESSIONS (PLENARY SESSION AND PANEL DISCUSSION) AND TOPICS:
I. Financial literacy of population and economic journalism as a factor of stability and the fight against poverty 
  • Global causes of fight against of financial and economic illiteracy. Global Initiatives. Adele Atkinson, Policy Analyst of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
  • Financial literacy of population and economic journalism as a factor of stability and the fight against poverty. Current requirements, position and intentions of Kyrgyz Republic. Yuruslan Toychubekov, head of The Government Agency for Financial Supervision and Reporting of K.R.
  • Improving financial literacy among low-income population as a major priority of government policy. Ekaterina Galishnikova, Science-Research Finance Institute of the Government University of Ministry of Finance of Russia (SRFI GUMFR).
  • World Bank Global Program on Consumer Protection & Financial Literacy. Tomáš Prouza, World Bank, Czech Republic.
  • Financial and investing adult training experience. Successes, lessons learned.  Nelli Simonova, Financial Company “Senti”, Kyrgyz Republic.
  • Problems of transformation of financial literacy into human capital - the factor of stability and growth. Lyudmila Ryzhanovskaya, Science-Research Financial Institute (SRFI GUMFR).
  • New approaches to financial literacy at schools. Alexander Prutchenkov, Open Education Moscow Institution, Russia
  • Kyrgyz University’s efforts in financial literacy for various target groups. Aigul Kalchakeeva, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, Kyrgyzstan
  • Financial Education. Experience of Microfinance Center. Shaiyrgul Satybaldieva, Microfinance Center, Poland – Kyrgyzstan 
  • Experience of financial counseling and adult education at the workplace. The successes and lessons. Natalya Smirnova, consulting company “Personal Adviser”, Russia.
  • New approaches to improve the financial literacy of school students. Alexander Prutchenkov, Moscow Institute of open education. 
II. Economic journalism as a mass tool of improving financial literacy and social control
  • Economic development and the media environment: the peculiarities of post-Soviet space and change experience of consciousness of journalists. Ilya Kiriya, Higher school of economy.
  • Economic and budget journalism in Kyrgyzstan: status, issues and measurements. Nadezhda Dobretsova, Development Policy Institute, KSE Press-Club, Kyrgyzstan
  • Kyrgyz experience in Economic journalism. Larisa Lee, KSE Press Club, Kyrgyzstan
  • New media and their role in economic development. "Map of social control" on the site Taktaktak.ru. Education experience of journalists in practice. Viktor Yukechev, Institute of press development– Siberia. Russia.
III. PANEL GROUP DISCUSSIONS
  • Areas of initiatives development to improve the financial literacy: public-private partnerships, lessons from past years and how to avoid mistakes by countries? Participants of financial market, education, donors. 
  • Business content in the media: the curse, resource or mission? The positions of editors, journalists, advertisers, consumers and regulatory authorities of the government. Journalists, donors, business. 

 

 

Organizers:

  • The State Service of Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market of the Kyrgyz Republic
  • Development Policy Institute
  • Kyrgyz Stock Exchange Press Club
  • Club of Private Investors

Partners:

  • CIPE
  • Soros - Kyrgyzstan Foundation
  • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe