Uganda to Host ARC Conference 2019
The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) and Bank of Uganda are scheduled to host the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) – Africa Regional Committee (ARC) Conference on the theme; ‘Why Deposit Insurance’. The event will be held in Kampala, Uganda at the Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa from September 15–19, 2019.
The main purpose of the Conference is to share regional and global experiences on how effective deposit insurance schemes contribute to enhanced public confidence in the financial sector and ultimately financial stability. Speakers have been sourced from IADI, the World Bank and renowned deposit insurance corporations within the African Region.
The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) is a member of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) based in Switzerland, which is the umbrella body for the deposit insurers globally. On the other hand, the Africa Regional Committee (ARC) is the continental association for deposit insurers in Africa, with Nigeria as the head, Kenya as vice and Uganda in charge of the secretariat.