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2018 Norway Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANIZATIONS:

  • AksjeNorge

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Oslo Børs

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 75

NUMBER OF PEOPLE REACHED INDIRECTLY:

  • 1 000

AksjeNorge
To celebrate GMW2018, 75 high school students were invited by AksjeNorge to participate in a tour and presentation at the Oslo Stock Exchange. The students had the chance to explore the rich history of the Oslo Stock Exchange building, which dates back to 1824. The tour was followed by presentations given by Oslo Børs and AksjeNorge. The presentation given by the Oslo Børs introduced the students to the history of the Exchange, its role in the Norwegian economy, and how financial markets work. The second presentation, given by AksjeNorge, focused on how individuals can invest in equity markets. Highlights of the presentation included the risks and returns on investments, as well as the importance of having a long-term view of your investments. The participating students were also encouraged to take part in the GMW Selfie Challenge.


2017 Norway Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANIZATIONS:

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 50

The Oslo Bors (Oslo Stock Exchange) continues to take part and mark the Global Money Week in Norway in 2017, in collaboration with the financial literacy association AksjeNorge. On Thursday March 30th more than 50 high school students visited the Oslo Børs for the excursion to the exchange premises and informative tour and seminar about capital markets in Norway.


2016 Norway Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANIZATIONS:

DATE OF THE EVENT:

  • 14th March

TOTAL NUMBER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH ENGAGED:

  • 47

On 14 March, AksjeNorge and Oslo Børs (Oslo Stock Exchange) hosted an event for several high schools, marking celebrations of Global Money Week 2016 in Norway. Various high schools participated in the tour around the stock exchange, and were then given a presentation by both Oslo Børs and AksjeNorge. The topics dicussed included the history of the exchange, the role an exchange has in society, how the equity markets work and how the markets can be used for long term savings and investments.


2015 Norway Global Money Week

PARTICIPANTS:

DATE OF THE EVENT:

  • 16th of March

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED:

  • 60

On March 16th, AksjeNorge and the Oslo Stock Exchange organized an event for high-school and university students in Oslo to celebrate GMW 2015. Students from Elvebakken VGS, AIESEC Norway, Aksjegruppon and another high school in Oslo were invited for a tour of the Stock Exchange. They also participated in a seminar on the work of Bors and the stock market in Norway. AksjeNorge also made a presentation on Global Money Week and equity investment.


2014 Norway Global Money Week

Many activities organized by participating organizations have taken place in Norway during Global Money Week. Activities, events and participating organizations include:

Seminar

10th - 17th of March

A Seminar has been held on the Global Money Week and information about the world poverty have been given. Unemployment also has been discussed.

The article “The world's 85 richest have as much money as half the world's population” has been kept in the spotlight, together with: How can this year's theme (birth registration) linked to GMW?

What do children and youth want for the future? The youth-led #DreamsBank initiative aims to bring their contribution into the new millennium goals.