Bank supervisors from seventeen countries in Poland
18 November 2002
Financial markets supervisors from Central, Eastern and Southern Europe and former Soviet Union are becoming familiar with the best practices and standards of Polish banking supervision. As of today , at the NBP Training Center in Zalesie Gorne near Warsaw, the National Bank of Poland is holding the third seminar in the framework of the Training Initiative for Banking Supervision.
TIBS - the Training Initiative for Banking Supervision - is a method and a forum for sharing experiences of bank supervisors created to enhance financial stability by means of effective implementation of best practices and standards for banking supervision. TIBS was established as a result of fruitful cooperation between the NBP and the USAID (United States Agency for International Development). The TIBS mission is to promote regional cooperation and the exchange of experiences - gathered by Poland and other countries of the Region - with regard to implementation of core principles of supervision, building effective banking supervision system and bank restructuring.
The seminar held this time is devoted to the topic: Assessment of Banks' Credit Risk, Commonplace Practices, Future Challenges. The seminar is designed to present the Polish solutions with respect to regulation, monitoring and examination of the inspection credit risk against the background of international standards. Additionally, the seminar will provide the participants with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with solutions in regard with the credit risk assessment developed by commercial banks as well as methods of the credit risk assessment models applied by the US supervisory authorities.
A press briefing will be held on Thursday, November 21st, at 17.00 hrs, at Zalesie Gorne. NBP provides transportation to Zalesie Gorne - departure from the main courtyard of NBP at 16.00 hrs.
You are kindly invited to contact the Department of Information and Public Relations
in that issue:
- Mr. Lukasz Kwiecien, Adviser to the President of NBP (0-609 501 222)
- Mr. Karol Smolag, Head of Press Section
(0-609 501 221)