GIF | Governance of Institutions

International organizations, together with Asomif, held a workshop in Lima aimed at strengthening good corporate governance with the aim of promoting the soundness and sustainability of microfinance institutions.

The promotion of financial insertion in clients from vulnerable and low-income populations, the adoption of new standards and good governance practices in microfinance institutions in Peru and Latin America were the central topics of the workshop, as part of the Institutional Governance project and Greater Financial Inclusion (GIF).

At the seminar, which was held from the 18th to the 22nd of this month, 25 specialists from the Peruvian and Latin American financial sectors received talks from the GIF project, financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Swiss Development Cooperation Agency (Cosude ), focused on the application of a series of tools aimed at the successful implementation of sound corporate governance and on the training of experts in the use of management tools for the microfinance sector.