IMPORTANT NOTICE: The series of events ‘Meet the Bank of Italy’ has been temporarily suspended owing to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The 'Meet the Bank of Italy' initiative is a forum for dialogue with members of the public set up to discuss the Bank of Italy’s activities, tasks and objectives, with the aim of dispelling doubts or popular misconceptions and of answering questions in an open, simple and direct way.
The first cycle of 60 meetings will be held in 17 cities and are built around 4 core themes. During each event a panel of Bank of Italy and external experts and journalists will interact with members of the public to discuss the Bank's tasks and institutional functions and the impact they have on people’s everyday lives and on the country's general welfare.
- Stability in the financial sector and protecting consumers of banking and financial services;
- Innovation in the payment system, FinTech and crypto assets;
- Statistics for economic analysis;
- Monetary policy and maintaining currency stability.