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What is European Money Week?

European Money Week is a joint initiative by European banking associations that aims to raise public awareness on financial literacy and improving financial education for students from elementary and secondary schools. The week consists of a series of events in the participating countries and at a European level.

Ultimately, the objective is to improve the level of financial education in Europe.

EBF press release 

 

What is financial education?

According to PISA (OECD), financial literacy is “the knowledge and understanding of financial concepts and risks, and the skills, motivation and confidence to apply such knowledge and understanding in order to make effective decisions across a range of financial contexts to improve financial well-being of individuals and society, and to enable participation in economic life”.

 

Who is involved in the European Money Week 2015?

European Money Week is an initiative of the European Banking Federation, coordinated by the EBF Financial Education Project Group involving national banking associations from across Europe.

 

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Participating EBF members:

Belgium - Febelfin
Rue d’Arlon, 82, B – 1040 BRUSSELS
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Croatia – The Croatian Banking Association
Central Kaptol, Nova Ves 17 HR – 10000 ZAGREB
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Czech Republic – Czech Banking Association
Vodickova 30, CZ -111 00 PRAHA 1
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Denmark – The Danish Bankers’ Association Finansrådet
Amaliegade, 7, DK – 1256 COPENHAGEN K
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Finland – The Federation of Finnish Financial Services
Bulevardi 28, FI – 00120 HELSINKI
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France – The French Banking Federation
18, rue La Fayette, F – 75009 PARIS
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Germany – The Association of German Banks
Postfach 040307, D – 10062 BERLIN
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Greece – The Hellenic Bank Association
21Α Amerikis Str., GR – 106 72 ATHENS
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Hungary – The Hungarian Banking Association
József nádor tér 5-6. H-1051 BUDAPEST
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Iceland – Icelandic Financial Services Association
Borgartúni 35, 2d floor IS – 105 REYKJAVIK
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Ireland – Banking and Payments Federation Ireland
Nassau House, Nassau Street 33-35, IE – DUBLIN 2
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Italy – The Italian Banking Association
Piazza del Gesù, 49 IT – 00186 ROMA
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Liechtenstein – Liechtenstein Bankers Association
Pflugstrasse 20, Postfach 254, Vaduz, FL-9490 Vaduz
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Lithuania – Association of Lithuanian Banks
Konstitucijos ave. 7, LT-09308 VILNIUS
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Luxembourg – The Luxembourg Bankers’ Association
B.P. 13 L – 2010 LUXEMBOURG (G.D.)
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Malta – Malta Bankers’ Association
48/2, Biirkirkara Road Attard ATD 1210 MALTA
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Norway – Finance Norway
P.O.Box 2473 Solli N – 0202 OSLO
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Poland – Polish Bank Association
ul. Kruczkowskiego 8 PL – 00-380 WARSZAWA
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Portugal – Portuguese Banking Association
Av. da Repùblica, 35 – 5 P – 1050-186 LISBOA
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Romania – Romanian Banking Association
4-6 Aleea Negru Voda, bl. C3 – BUCHAREST 3
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Slovakia – The Slovak Banking Association
Rajska 15/A, 811 08 BRATISLAVA
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Slovenia – The Bank Association of Slovenia
Subiceva Ulica 2 SI – 1000 LJUBLJANA
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Spain – The Spanish Banking Association
Velázquez, 64 – 66 ES – MADRID 28001
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Switzerland – Swiss Bankers Association
Aeschenplatz 7, P.O. Box, CH-4002 BASEL
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The Netherlands – The Dutch Banking Association
Postbus 7400 NL – 1007 JK AMSTERDAM
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