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Completing microfinance with sustainable non-financial services: But who will pay the ferryman?

Completing microfinance with sustainable non-financial services: But who will pay the ferryman? 8th Annual International Conference of the European Microfinance NetworkDelivered i… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/8th-annual-international-conference-european-microfinance-ne/

4th International Insurance Conference

Also speaking in her capacity as Honorary Chair of ‘Wiser in Money Matters’ The more a person understands the insurance, the more his expectations will match the actual experience… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/4th-international-insurance-conference/

The Importance of Access to Financial Services

Photos Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  It is wonderful to be back in beautiful Rio.  I think it is my sixth time here.  I always cherish to come here. I would like to congr… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/importance-access-financial-services/

Joint Launch of the OECD Scoreboard on SME and Entrepreneur Finance and the G20 SME Finance Forum

Photos As developing countries pursue equitable development and as developed countries hope to return to economic growth that will foster employment, SME finance is not something w… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/joint-launch-oecd-scoreboard-sme-and-entrepreneur-finance/

People, Planet and Profit Together: The roles of inclusive finance, business and knowledge in sustainable development

Knowledge, business ideas and inclusive finance all have an important role in sustainable development. When we put them together in the right way, they can be so powerful. Queen M… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/people-planet-and-profit-together-roles-inclusive-finance-bu/

Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) Europe Congress

We also need to make sure that the financial products are tailored to the cycles, investment needs and nature of each industry and value chain. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Ladies and Ge… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/social-capital-markets-socap-europe-congress/

Consumer Protection and Responsible Finance

Only by hearing directly from low-income and the most vulnerable consumers, will we identify the kinds of solutions that protect the clients who need it most. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/consumer-protection-and-responsible-finance/

Financial Inclusion Seminar

I believe it is also important to call out that a well-developed, inclusive financial sector is like a well-developed road system. It is basic infrastructure in a country that ever… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/financial-inclusion-seminar/

International ChildFinance Expert’s Meeting

This is how I define financial literacy: financial knowledge and skills combined with sound habits. It equips young people with the essential tools to develop themselves, to make t… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/international-childfinance-experts-meeting/

FMO’s 40th Anniversary Conference: ‘Be Social, Make Profit: Financing the Future of Developing Economies’

In my opinion it is crucial to acknowledge the importance of mixing private and public money to achieve a multiplier effect. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Related content Focus area: Re… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/fmos-40th-anniversary-conference-be-social-make-profit-finan/

Fourth High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development

Inclusive finance is not only important for meeting individual needs. It is also important for the economy as a whole. Research shows that financial development raises the incomes … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/fourth-high-level-dialogue-financing-development/