World Investor Week 2023
The Securities Commission of The Bahamas joins IOSCO and securities regulators around the world in celebrating World Investor Week 2023 (WIW 2023).
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is celebrating the seventh annual World Investor Week (WIW) from 2 to 8 October 2023. To learn more about World Investor Week visit www.worldinvestorweek.org
World Investor Week 2023 Happenings
Make Money Moves: A financial literacy program for teen mothers
The Commission is launching an annual partnership with the Andrea Archer Institute to provide financial literacy training for enrolled students over the next year as a part of its World Investor Week 2023 initiatives. The Andrea Archer Institute provides education opportunities and training to assist new and existing teen mothers who had difficulty completing school due to pregnancy. This initiative aims to equip teen mothers with the practical skills and tools necessary to confidently make sound financial decisions to create a better future for themselves and their children.
Investor Education Seminar
To promote financial literacy and resilience among regulatory staff, the Securities Commission of The Bahamas will host an investor education seminar on Thursday 5 October at 2:00 p.m. The event is open to 100 staff of financial services regulators as well as the Financial Intelligence Unit. This seminar will feature experts in the fields of personal finance, retirement preparedness and investing.
Launch Investor Education Newsletter, the “ie.”
The Commission will launch a newsletter providing financial literacy tips and resources for interested persons during the week, and is supporting this initiative with a social campaign to encourage new sign-ups.
IFIE Caribbean Working Group, Americas Chapter (CWG) Member Showcase
The Securities Commission of The Bahamas will participate with the CWG in a showcase highlighting the most effective and impactful initiatives launched in celebration of previous World Investor Week celebrations.
- Read the final IFIE Caribbean Working Group World Investor Week 2023 Showcase report here.
World Investor Week 2023 – Global and Regional Events
WIW Global Webinar on Sustainable Finance in the context of Investor Education and Investor Protection
Date: Mon, 02-Oct-2023 13:00 – 14:00 CEST
Global Webinar on Investor Resilience
Date: Tue, 03-Oct-2023 13:00 – 14:00 CEST
World Financial Planning Day
Sponsor: Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd.
WIW Global Webinar on Crypto-Assets in the Context of Investor Education and Protection
Date: Thu, 05-Oct-2023 13:00 – 14:00 CEST
WIW Global Webinar on challenges for Investor Education and Investor Protection in the context of digitalization
Date: Fri, 06-Oct-2023 13:00 – 14:00 CEST
INVESTOR EDUCATION CONTENT
For a refresher on the fundamentals of financial literacy and investor education see the links below: