Celebrating Global Money Week on Euronext Brussels
Euronext celebrates Global Money Week with a week-long series of partnership events and bell ringing ceremonies globally that highlights initiatives to help improve child and youth’s financial education. Euronext Brussels’ partner is Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) which serves as a platform to align and support Global Money Week activities all over the world in coordination with national financial platform committees in every country.
Therefore Ignacio Bianco of Child & Youth Finance International rang the Opening Bell in Brussels on 12 March 2014 in the presence of student Sebastiaan Duivenvoorde. Representatives of the European Banking Federation, the European Association of Cooperative Banks, Mastercard, World Savings Bank Institute, FSMA and EuroChild were also invited on the podium of the Bell Ceremony.
The Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool, the Karel de Grote Hogeschool Antwerp and the “Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg” (KHLim) were invited as well for this special occasion.
The Bell Ceremony was followed by a presentation for the students on the Role of the Stock Exchange in the Financing of the Companies by Vincent Van Dessel, CEO of Euronext Brussels.