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

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Innovation Serving Tradition: India Stack Meets Mumbai’s Dabbawalas

Everyone’s talking about the India Stack these days, but what does it mean for real lives of people like Vilash, one of Mumbai’s famed dabbawala lunch deliverymen?
Everyone’s talking about the India Stack these days, but what does it mean for real lives of people like Vilash, one of Mumbai’s famed dabbawala lunch deliverymen? The Stack is… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/innovation-serving-tradition-india-stack-meets-mumbais-dabba/

Where Do We Stand with Financial Literacy?

The Special Advocate spoke about financial literacy at the launch of the OECD's PISA results, May 2017.
Photos Mr. Secretary-General, Mr. Gonzalez, your excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, it is a great pleasure to join you here, just like three years ago, when the OECD launched t… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/where-do-we-stand-financial-literacy/

Create Economies that Can Benefit All: Development, Equitable Growth, and the Role of Financial Inclusion

The Special Advocate spoke before an informal gathering of Ecofin.
Photos Create Economies that Can Benefit All: Development, Equitable Growth, and the Role of Financial Inclusion Speech to informal Ecofin meeting Your Excellencies, ladies and g… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/create-economies-can-benefit-all-development-equitable-growt/

Strengthening the Roots of Financial Resilience in Financial Education

The Special Advocate spoke about financial resilience and the importance of a strong foundation in financial education and consumer protection.
Photos Strengthening the Roots of Financial Resilience in Financial Education Speech to the Financial Resilience Throughout Life symposium People with access to financial services … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/strengthening-roots-financial-resilience-financial-educ/

The Future of Inclusive Development: Building Financial Inclusion for Young Entrepreneurs

The Special Advocate spoke to a side event during the 70th UNGA about youth entrepreneurs.
Photos Informal Remarks at UN General Assembly, Side Event: Innovative Solutions: Youth Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Addressing the challenges faced by all young … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/future-inclusive-development-building-financial-inclusion-yo/

Harnessing Financial Education to Spur Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Address to OECD conference on financial education for small business people.
Photos Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted for the opportunity to address you today. I regret not being with you in person in particular because I really share your mission. T… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/harnessing-financial-education-spur-entrepreneurship-and-inn/

Creating Opportunity with Peru's UNICAs

In Peru, Queen Maxima met with women from a self-organized community group that facilitates financial empowerment.
Creating Opportunity with Peru's UNICAs “Cuando uno lo tiene a la mano, lo gasta”—When you have it in your hand, you spend it. In a single sentence, a young Peruvian teacher na… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/creating-opportunity-perus-unicas/

Remarks at the Launch of the OECD PISA financial literacy assessment of students

Mr. Gurría, Sr. Gonzalez, Execellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to join you today. I have been looking forward to this for a long time. Mr. Gurría stated the work… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/remarks-launch-oecd-pisa-financial-literacy-assessment-stude/

Extending Financial Inclusion in Colombia

In her keynote address at the  presentation of Colombia’s National Strategy for Financial Inclusion, Queen Máxima congratulated the Government on the progress it has made over the… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/country-visit-colombia/

Partnership for national strategy development and financial education in Brazil

In Brasilia, Queen Máxima met with the Minister of Finance and the President of the Central Bank to discuss Brazil’s recent progress, including its National Partnership for Financ… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/partnership-national-strategy-development-and-financial-educ/

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 accel… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/unsgsa-encourages-national-strategic-planning-process-financ/