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A single website dedicated to financial literacy activities in Latvia was launched on 14 March

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14.03.2018

Press Release 

A single website dedicated to financial literacy activities in Latvia was launched on 14 March 

The sixth FINANCIAL LITERACY WEEK is taking place in Latvia this week, open to all stakeholders to promote their financial literacy competencies, in particular by using useful material online.  For that purpose Latvian financial literacy partners have created a new website www.finansupratiba.lv. 

Head of the FCMC Communications Division, Latvia's representative for OECD International Network for Financial Education (INFE), Ieva Upleja: "All the financial literacy materials will be available on our common new site: strategy, financial literacy standards for adults, recent Latvia's and international studies, archives of financial literacy weeks,  research, newsletters and financial literacy developments time series in Latvia. This is interesting to see what we have developed, published, studied over these years, as well as it will be useful for every financial literacy enthusiast in Latvia.

In the period March 12-16 financial literacy partners will offer various activities to the public promoting financial literacy events for different audiences: open lectures and workshops, visits to schools to highlight importance of financial literacy and give advice. More information about these activities is available on the website 6th FINANCIAL LITERACY WEEK TIMETABLE at: http://www.finansupratiba.lv/ikgadeja-nedela/  

The circle of financial literacy partners is growing every year. This year the partners are the FCMC, BA School of Business and Finance, Latvian National Library, Ministry of Economics, Consumer Rights Protection  Centre, Ministry of Finance, Fiscal Discipline Council, Bank of Latvia, Ministry of Welfare, State Social Insurance Agency, as well as State Employment Agency, National Centre for Education, Riga Technical University, Latvia University of Agriculture, University of Economics and Culture, Stock Exchange Nasdaq Riga, Junior Achievement Latvia, Association of Commercial Banks of Latvia and commercial banks Swedbank, SEB banka and Luminor, Latvian Insurers Association, Latvian Actuarial Association and others.

 

Further information:

Ieva Upleja

Head of FCMC Communications Division 

Phone +37167774807, +37129476003

ieva.upleja@fktk.lv