Florida Bankers Association (FBA) Magazine Features FSVC Project for the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat
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FSVC Reginal Director for Russia and the CIS, Tim O'Brien, Takes Part in an AML Panel Discussion at the US Embassy
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience
FSVC Receives $1.5 million to Support Regional Financial Integration within the East African Community
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) selected FSVC to run a three-year program beginning in July 2011 to promote regional financial sector deepening and integration among the East African Community (EAC) member states. The EAC is comprised of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi.
The U.S. Department of State Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and U.S. Embassy Tunis selected FSVC to run a two-year program beginning July 1. To promote private-sector development in Tunisia, FSVC will deliver technical assistance focused on working with banks to increase lending to small businesses, developing the venture capital sector, and improving the legal and regulatory environment for financing entrepreneurs.
Participants representing the public and private sectors in the United States, Russia, China, and India gathered June 3-5 to address the repercussions of the global financial crisis and continuing lack of action on countering climate change. They noted that Russia, China, and India had recovered from the crisis must faster than the United States and Europe but that, despite the crisis having originated in the United States, the free market model has not been discredited. Other conclusions of the conference included that, while the