IDFR endorsements

In recognition of the Day this year, several partners from private sector, international organizations and civil society have endorsed the International Day of Family Remittances and have committed to take concrete action to ensure that every hard-earned dollar, euro, pound, rouble, yen, dinar or naira sent home count for even more.

PRIVATE SECTOR:

The International Association of Money Transfer Networks (IAMTN) is calling on all key players of the Remittance Industry to join our endorsement of the International Day of Family Remittances.
Over eighty money transfer operators joined.
IAMTN website | pledge letter

GSMA Mobile Money - Sending and receiving remittances with mobile money: Customer benefits and the potential to drive down cost
GSMA website | blogpost

Developing Markets Associates (DMA) celebrates the International Day of Family Remittances
DMA website | special newsletter | video

Poster by the National Savings Bank of Sri Lanka
NSB website | poster

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Global Migration Group (GMG) - The importance of family remittances for development
GMG website | statement

Statement of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on the International Day of Family Remittances
IOM website | statement

On the occasion of the International Day of Family Remittances, IFAD, the World Bank, WSBI and UNCDF, in their joint efforts to support Postal Operators in Africa to offer remittances and financial services, issue a call for the "Improvement of partnerships between Post and Money Transfer Operators for better remittance services to rural Africa"
APFSI webpage | StatementEnglish | French

NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

Endorsement by Shuraako – One Earth Future Foundation
Shuraako website | endorsement

Statement by AFFORD – African Foundation for Development
AFFORD website | statement

BASUG Newsletter in support of the International Day of Family Remittances
BASUG website | special newsletter