The 2009 International Forum on Remittances took place on 22 and 23 October 2009 in Tunis. The  forum was mainly focused on remittances to and within the African continent.

Objectives of the forum:

  • Raise awareness among different stakeholders in the remittance market.
  • Highlight the potential benefits that remittances can bring to the social and economic development of the African continent.

Remittances, business models and technology fair run parallel to the Forum to allow private-sector entities and other stakeholders to exhibit their products and services.

The fair served as an opportunity to interact with other key players in the remittance market, involving the public, private, and civil society sectors.

 

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