Pages tagged “Financial inclusion”
On a pineapple farm in a rural area outside Manila, the Philippines, Melissa and Manuel Garcia have transformed their operation into a family success story with a lot of hard work and the support of creative financial services.
About 90 minutes outside Manila in the Philippines, a financial inclusion success story has taken root on a lush three-hectare pineapple farm.
With Melissa and Manuel Garcia at… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/financial-inclusion-bears-fruit-philippines/
The Special Advocate spoke about the immense value of remittances on migrant life and the importance of building safe and affordable financial services for poor families living abroad, at the first International Day for Family Remittances in Milan.
Photos The Development Impact of Remittances: Building Hope and Opportunities for Migrant Families Keynote speech at the first International Day of Family Remittances The key quest… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/proposed-title-development-impact-remittances-building-hope/
The Special Advocate is visiting Myanmar to discuss financial inclusion, March 30-April 1, 2015.
The UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, has arrived in Myanmar at the invitation of the government… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/specia/
The Special Advocate spoke about the promise of mobile money for financial inclusion at a major conference of mobile businesses.
Photos The Transformative Promise of Mobile Technology for Financial Inclusion Keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress Financial inclusion is a means to bring people out of pov… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/gsma-speech/
The Special Advocate attended the World Economic Forum Jan. 22-23, conducting multiple meetings where she advanced financial inclusion with world leaders.
In multiple meetings with economic and political leaders at the 2015 World Economic Forum, Queen Máxima in her role as UNSGSA discussed the current status of financial inclusion… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/unsgsa-advances-financial-inclusion-davos/
Video address by the Special Advocate on the occasion of the launch of Paraguay’s national financial inclusion strategy, Dec. 2, 2014.
Photos Progress Driven by a Common Vision Remarks on the launch of Paraguay’s national financial inclusion strategy Paraguay’s example offers an inspiring lesson for the world on h… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/progress-driven-common-v/
The Special Advocate spoke about the role of insurance in extending financial inclusion in a video interview for the IAIS annual meeting, October 2014.
In a video interview for the International Association of Insurance Supervisors conference, held in Amsterdam 23 October, 2014, the Special Advocate discusses the vital role that … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/iais-interview-special-advocate/
With more than 800 million people undernourished and population growing rapidly, food production must double by 2050 to satisfy demand, said the UNSGSA. Family farmers have made significant contributions to reducing hunger, but to expand production they w…
Photos In the Struggle to End Hunger, Empowering Family Farmers Through Financial Inclusion Keynote address at the opening of World Food Day, Rome Mr. Graziano da Silva, Presid… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/struggle-end-hunger-empowering-family-farmers-through-financ/
Mr. Caruana, Governor Ingves, ladies and gentlemen,
I am delighted to be here today and for the opportunity to address you at this important meeting. A special thank you to Mr. Caruana, Governor Ingves and the BIS [Bank for International Settlements] f…
Photos A Shared Understanding: Finding the Right Balance between Financial Inclusion and Global Financial Standards in a Time of Change Informal remarks to the 3rd SSB Meeting on F… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/informal-remarks-standard-setting-bodies/