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 Workshop

BULGARIA: Diagnostic Review of Consumer Protection and Financial Capability

Sofia, Bulgaria
(April 13, 2009)

AGENDA


09:00 Participants Registration
   
09:30 Welcome Remarks
  

Mr. Florian Fichtl, Country Manager for Bulgaria, The World Bank

   
09:40 EU Priorities and Strategies on Consumer Protection and Financial Education
  

Ms. Meglena Kuneva, Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, European Commission

   
10:00 Panel I:
"Where and How to Resolve Disputes?
How to Strenghten Financial Literacy?"
  

Moderator
Mr. Florian Fichtl, Country Manager for Bulgaria, The World Bank

Panelists
Presentation
Ms. Sue Rutledge
, Regional Consumer Protection Coordinator, The World Bank
Please, click here to see presentation  PPT (774 kb)

Comments
Ms. Nina Radeva, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economy and Energy
Mr. Dimiter Ivanovski, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance
Mr. Rumen Simeonov, Deputy Governor, Bulgarian National Bank
Mr. Apostol Apostolov, Chairman, Financial Supervision Commission
Mr. Damian Lazarov, Chairman, Consumer Protection Commission

   
11:00 Coffee Break
  

 

11:15 Panel II:
"How to Improve Consumer Information?
What are Good Business Practices?"
  

Moderator
Mr. Lubomir Christoff
, Chair, Institute of Certified Financial Consultants

Panelists
Presentation
Mr. Martin Melecky
, Financial Economist, The World Bank
Please, click here to see presentation  PPT (103 kb)

Comments
Ms. Eleonora Hristoforova, Legal Advisor, Association of Banks in Bulgaria
Mr. Theodor Marinov, co-Chairman, Bulgarian Association for Leasing
Mr. Nikola Abadjiev, Chairman, Bulgarian Association of Supplementary Pension Security Companies
Mr. Pavel Karlev, Chairman, Federation of Consumers in Bulgaria
Mr. Deyan Vassilev, President, MoitePari.bg, part of FinZoom Financial Guide Network

   
12:00 Open Discussion
   
12:30 Lunch
   
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