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The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR), 16 June

by Charlie Bush

What is the International Day of Family Remittances?

The 16th June has been designated as the official International Day of Family Remittances. It was unanimously proclaimed by all 176 IFAD Member States in February 2015, and has been recognised by governments, regulators, financial institutions and development bodies annually ever since.

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