IOSCO launches its fifth World Investor Week to promote investor education and protection
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) launched its fifth annual World Investor Week (WIW), a global campaign supported by securities regulators and IOSCO stakeholders around the world. The G-20 Italian Presidency has endorsed the IOSCO WIW for 2021.
From 4 to 10 October 2021, securities regulators, stock exchanges, global and regional financial organizations and other stakeholders will conduct an array of educational activities. The aim is to raise awareness of the importance of investor education and protection in participants´ jurisdictions.
The key messages of the IOSCO WIW campaign in 2021 are based on two themes: 1) sustainable finance and 2) frauds and scams prevention. These messages complement those of previous IOSCO WIW editions, regarding online investing, digital learning and the basics of investing.