Denton Rarawa: Empowering Solomon Islands' youth through financial education

Key address by Mr Denton Rarawa, Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, at the Global Money Week 2017, Noro, Western Province, 30 March 2017.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
02 May 2017

Introductory remarks

I am very happy to celebrate this Global Money Week event today with you the children and youth of Noro and Munda, Western Province.

This is a historical event, not only for Noro, but also for Solomon Islands because we for the first time are celebrating the Global Money Week together with the rest of global community. We are putting Noro Town, and the Children and youth of Noro as part of this Global event to represent our country the Solomon Islands.

Let me share with you three reasons why I am passionate about events like this Global Money Week that focuses on educating our children and youth on financial education, to change the habits that we have inherited from our environment on how to deal with financial resources.