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2012 Annual Report to the Secretary-General

In her third year as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for development (UNSGSA), Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands drew widespread recognition as the leading global champion and spokesperson for the essential role of financial services in alleviating poverty, fostering equitable economic growth, and furthering diverse development goals including environmental sustainability, food security, clean water, good health and universal education.