News & Events

ABAC Asia-Pacific Forum on Financial Inclusion

Friday 12 July 2013

FDC and the BWTP Network supported a two-day event providing a platform for policy dialogue on expanding new channels to serve the financial needs of the unbanked, and exploring ways in which APEC can harness regional public-private cooperation to promote the sustainability and expansion of undertakings using these new channels.

Issue Four of FDC Development Links Published

Thu 6 December 2012

FDC Development Links is our quarterly online publication created to provide FDC stakeholders with an overview of leading edge readings from a variety of international sources across the development sector.

Pro-poor Private Sector Development and AUSAID

Tue 6 November 2012

In August this year AusAID launched its private sector development thematic strategy. Sean Rooney provides several insights on this new initiative.

Financial Capability as a 21st Century Life Skill

Mon 22 October 2012

The Citi-FT Financial Education Summit 2012 will take place in Manila, Philippines from 5-6 December. Now in its ninth year, the Summit, organised by the Citi Foundation, the Pearson Foundation and the Financial Times, has become the leading annual global forum on financial capability.

Issue Three of FDC Development Links Published

Thu 2 August 2012

FDC Development Links is our quarterly online publication created to provide FDC stakeholders with an overview of leading edge readings from a variety of international sources across the development sector.

Review of Pacific Youth Strategy Published

Wed 25 July 2012

FDC was contracted to review the Pacific Youth Strategy 2010 and produce the third State of the Pacific Youth report. FDC partnered with Secretariat of the Pacific Community and UNICEF on this project.

BWTP June Bulletin Published

Tue 19 June 2012

Banking With The Poor Network's (BWTP) latest Bulletin has just been published, titled 'Increasing the Impact of Remittances Financial Inclusion of Migrant Workers and their Families Back Home'.

FDC Review of 'Enduring Value'

Tue 12 June 2012

The Minerals Council of Australia engaged FDC to consider, and report on, how selected new sustainable development knowledge, frameworks, standards and international expectations might present opportunities to strengthen ‘Enduring Value – the Australian Minerals Industry Framework for Sustainable Development’.

FDC In Focus - Winter 2012 Issue

Fri 1 June 2012

The Winter Issue of FDC's newsletter, FDC In Focus, has just been published. Read about our latest activities including a Mining for Development initiative, our PES+ paper, Partners Improving Marketplaces in Fiji, Inclusive Business Program in Singapore and much more.

What does FDC do?

Fri 25 May 2012

Want to learn more about FDC? Take a look at our new brochure.

Job Vacancy

Fri 4 May 2012

FDC is seeking a qualified and experienced Project Officer in our Suva Office. Click on the Job Vacancy title above to read the full job description.

Applications are due 18 May, 2012.

FDC Annual Report Published

Wed 25 April 2012

The 2010-11 FDC Annual Report is now available.

BWTP Network’s Exposure Visit to ASA Bangladesh

Mon 16 April 2012 | ASA Tower, Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Banking With The Poor Network in collaboration with ASA Bangladesh, invites microfinance practitioners to join an Exposure Visit to ASA Bangladesh on April 16-18, 2012.

Issue Two of FDC Development Links published

Mon 16 April 2012

FDC Development Links is our quarterly online publication created to provide FDC stakeholders with an overview of leading edge readings from a variety of international sources across the development sector.

EDITORIAL: "WORKING IN TANDEM FOR CHANGE"

Sat 14 April 2012

FDC Executive Director Sean Rooney and Anthony Bergin, Director of Research Programs for the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, co-authored this published Editorial on the role of Australian mining companies in international development.

Podcast: FDC Executive Director Sean Rooney in Australian Mining Panel

Thu 16 February 2012

FDC's Executive Director Sean Rooney recently spoke on Australia's Radio National Breakfast show about Australia's mining industry and its responsibility to protect human rights and the environment in the countries in which it operates.