microfinance-day On 19-20 October, in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) had been hosted the 1st European Microfinance Day in Brussels with the participation of JEUNE. The event aims to raise awareness of microfinance as a tool to fight social exclusion and unemployment in Europe.

Microfinance is quickly becoming a relevant tool to reduce social and financial exclusion through the provision of financial and non-financial services. The European microfinance sector offers solutions to the under-served to help them become self-employed and to create jobs across the continent.

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