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Putting the New Global Findex into Context

Crowning the last three years of concerted efforts to expand financial inclusion, the 2017 Global Findex database reveals a significant global rise in access and use of financial services around the world.But there is still much work to be done, said the …
Remarkable progress, new trends, persistent challenges Crowning the last three years of concerted efforts to expand financial inclusion, the newly launched 2017 Global Findex d… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/putting-new-global-finex-context/

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/

General Assembly Passes Resolution on Financial Inclusion for Sustainable Development

The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution stressing the importance of financial inclusion in relation to sustainable development.
The UN General Assembly today adopted a resolution stressing the importance of financial inclusion as a key tool for implementing many of the vital development goals enshrined… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/general-assembly-passes-resolution-financial-inclusion-susta/

Paving a Wider Path to Financial Inclusion in the Philippines

Marking the launch of the Philippines national financial inclusion strategy, the Special Advocate praised the country''s role as a global leader in the financial inclusion movement and discussed ways in which the new strategy can help deepen access among …
Photos The Philippines is ready to start its journey towards a more financially inclusive and cash-light economy, building on the country’s mobile and digital innovations. This pat… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/paving-wider-path-financial-inclusion-philippines/

Special Advocate Visiting Philippines for Launch of National Financial Inclusion Strategy

The Special Advocate will visit the Philippines to explore the landscape of financial access and to attend the launch of the country''s national financial inclusion strategy, 30 June-1 July 2015.
In her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, Queen Máxima will visit the Philippines from 29 June to 1 July. She will meet… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/special-advocate-visiting-philippines-launch-national-financ/