Mastercard and UN Women Pacific are doing consultations through UN Women Market4Change project this week in Vanuatu and Fiji.
The aim of UN Women involving MasterCard is to strengthen information sector with product innovation, business efficiency and digital payment acceptance.
The consultation is exploring the potential for #digital #payment access to boost #business #development, strengthen #capacity and growing #revenue; consultations are with #market #vendors & market #management staff . #MarketsForChange is supported by @dfat & @CanadaDev. 2/2 pic.twitter.com/p3IiWl5yNP— UN Women Pacific (@unwomenpacific) September 19, 2019
In 2016, MasterCard and UN Women signed a Memorandum of Understanding to address this imbalance and advance gender equality and women’s economic empowerment and the first initiative in this relationship is the launch of a pilot in Nigeria.
One of UN Women’s main objectives is to increase women’s economic empowerment and working with MasterCard will help pave the way to economic freedom and financial inclusion for women
MasterCard, www.mastercard.com is a technology company in the global payments industry and the operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories.
UN Women Pacific is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women in the Pacific.