The conference was organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Established in 1958, the body is one of five regional commissions under the administrative direction of the United Nations headquarters.
President Yoweri Museveni was scheduled to open the conference Friday at Speke Resort Munyo
- Banknote and currency manager of the year: Norges Bank
- Lifetime achievement award: Perng Fai-nan
- Initiative of the year: Bank of England’s FinTech Accelerator
- Consultancy and advisory provider of the year (data and regulatory management): BearingPoint
- Asian central banks crack down on cryptocurrency