Welcome address

  • Christoph PAUSCH, European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP)

Christoph PAUSCH, e-MFP Executive Secretary, opened European Microfinance Week (EMW) 2017 by welcoming the participants - more than 490 from 66 countries. Pausch expressed his gratitude to the speakers, moderators and funders which made EMW 2017 possible. He highlighted the record number of people participating, coming together to share experiences and discuss trends, innovations and challenges in the microfinance sector.