UNSGSA -UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development

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UNSGSA encourages national strategic planning process for financial inclusion in Turkey

In Ankara, the UNSGSA met with the Deputy Prime Minister, Governor of the Central Bank, and the Minister of Family and Social Policies. They discussed national strategies to accelerate progress on deepening Turkey’s financial sector and financial inclusion, including greater cross-sector coordination and finalizing a national plan. She encouraged Turkey to join the G20 Financial Inclusion Peer Learning Program and to share its experiences supporting SMEs even more broadly. She also visited women’s cooperatives and support and training centers for female entrepreneurs.