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2019 Libya Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANISATIONS:

  • Central Bank of Libya, The Ministry of Education

PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS:

  • 22 Media Organisations, 250 Schools, Afriqiyah company, Almadar Aljadid company, Audit Bureau, Dernas Organisation for Children and Women, General Authority for Women and Children, General Commissioner for Scouts and Guides (scouts of Libya), Higher collage for Administrative and Financial careers(Compote, Benghazi), Higher collage overall Occupations (Alkafra, Derna, Tobruk, (،Ajdabiya , Albayda, Almarj, Salowq, Altmemy, Amusaid, JS Libyan Red Crescent, Katoa, Libyan Airlines company, Libyana Mobile Phone company, Magazine Habaka, National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, Social Solidarity Fund, University of Ajdabiya, University of ben Ali Alsnaosyproject, University of Benghazi, University of Omar Al Mukhtar, University of Tobruk

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 2 500

NUMBER OF PEOPLE REACHED INDIRECTLY:

  • 1 850

Central Bank of Libya
Once again, the Central Bank and the Ministry of Education in Libya festively celebrated Global Money Week 2019. The Week was opened by the Minister of Education, honoring students and teachers who participated in the project, “Save it Today, Receive it Tomorrow”, focusing on the promotion of financial education and financial inclusion for children and youth within the country. Other attendants were government representatives, parents, and representatives of civil society institutions. In line with the project, a poetry contest was organised. The Central Bank organised a Smart Festival, where children could learn about money matters, take photos, and receive gifts from the Bank during five days of the Week. Additionally, an entrepreneurial programme was organised for kindergarteners, to teach children and youth about the importance of saving, planning and making budgets. The children learnt how to balance their income, no matter how small the expenses, learning about important life skills like communication, respect for others and their differences, and solving scientific problems through logical thinking


2018 Libya Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANISATIONS:

  • Central Bank of Libya, Ministry of Education

PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS:

  • Afriqiyah Company, Al Bayda Teaching Hospital, Almadar Aljadid Company, Benghazi Economic Capital Development Organisations, Culture and Science, Deaf & Mute Schools, General Commissioner for Scouts and Guides, Higher College for Administrative and Financial Careers, Higher College for Comprehensive Careers for Girls Benghazi, Higher College Overall Occupations, JS Libyan Red Crescent, Katoa for Charity Organisations, Libyan Airlines Company, Libyan International Medical Sciences University (LIMU), Libyana Mobile Phone Company, Magazine Habaka, National Commission for Education, 5 universities, 699 schools

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 311 000

NUMBER OF PEOPLE REACHED INDIRECTLY:

  • 32 000

Central Bank of Libya
Throughout the Global Money Week 2018, reached over 300.000 children and youth through visits to schools and universities. During the GMW 2018, Financial Literacy awareness sessions were offered to children, youth, and adults, including sessions on savings and investment. High-level discussions, seminars, and other educational sessions were organised in schools, stadiums, clubs, and hospitals. Throughout the Week, young people were able to distribute financial education products to all different age groups. Furthermore, university students had the opportunity to attend workshop on financial education. At the end of the week additional Financial Literacy awareness sessions were held for teachers and university faculty members.


2017 Libya Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANISATIONS:

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NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 50 000

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED INDIRECTLY:

  • 35 000

The Global Money Week 2017 was organised by the Central Bank of Libya with the support of the Ministry of Education. Different NGOs and companies were involved in the celebration.

The aim of the Global Money Week 2017 in Libya was to help children and youth understand the financial and banking sector’s basic principles, to help youngsters manage their personal savings and invest wisely. Moreover, the overarching objective was to improve the rates of financial inclusion in the country to strengthen the financial, economic and social stability in the country. The organising Committee planned to involve children and youth in schools, civic clubs, charitable institutions as well as kids with special needs, including orphans.

The participants were introduced to the concepts, such as budget, loan, credit and debit card, taxes, investment and stock market. They visited banks, the House of Representatives, the Central Bank of Libya, some companies, the Stock Market and the Supervisory Authorities. Some open forums were set up during the Week. During the forums, students were free to ask questions to experts. Moreover, kids visited some shops where they were encouraged to spend their money wisely.


2013 Libya Global Money Week

NAME OF THE ORGANISING ENTITY:

  • Child Right Association

Children visited the Stock Exchange market and spoke with the Stock Exchange Director Mr. Najeeb Ubaidah who explained to them how the Stock Exchange market works.