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

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The Power of the UN to Advance Financial Inclusion

The Special Advocate spoke to the UN's Group of Friends of Financial Inclusion on 13 March 2017.
Photos I would like to first thank our host, H.E. Ambassador Djani of Indonesia for inviting us. I would also like to thank his fellow co-chairs:  H.E. Ambassador Meza-Cuadra of … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/power-un-advance-financial-inclusion/

Infographic: Are the World's Poorest Benefitting?

infographic from 2015 UNSGSA annual report showing the rise of financial inclusion among some of the poorest populations.
Infographic: Are the World's Poorest Benefitting? https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/are-worlds-poorest-benefitting/

Driving the New Development Agenda: What Is the Role of Financial Inclusion?

Now that the SDGs have been adopted, what do they say about financial inclusion, and how can financial inclusion support the new goals?
After extensive negotiations and with much acclaim, 193 countries at the UN have now adopted an ambitious new development agenda with 17 Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) at i… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/driving-new-development-agenda-what-role-financial-inclusion/

Infographic: Asia's Impact

UNSGSA inforgraphic on the impact Asia''s progress has a global financial inclusion
Infographic: Asia's Impact More than half the people in the world--54 percent or 4.3 billion--live in Asia. So, too, do more than 60 percent of the financially excluded. Given … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/infographic-asias-impact/

Financial Inclusion Bears Fruit in the Philippines

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 New Face of Entrepreneurs

The Special Advocate met an entrepreneurial tomato farmer in China.
The New Face of Entrepreneurs Farmers? Women? Whatever happened to the MBAs? In rural areas around the world, the definition of entrepreneur is being rewritten. Zhou Guozhi is… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/new-face-entrepreneurs/

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/

Financial Inclusion as a Tool to Build Resilience and Address Climate Change

The Special Advocate discussed the impact of financial inclusion on efforts to fight climate change during the Sustainable Development Summit at the UN.
Photos Remarks at the UN Sustainable Development Summit, Interactive Dialogue, Protecting Our Planet and Combatting Climate Change President Hollande, President Humala, excellenc… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/financial-inclusion-tool-build-resilience-and-address-climat/

At UN, Special Advocate Joining Summit to Ring in New Global Development Agenda

UNSGSA Queen Maxima will attend the Sustainable Development Summit at the UN. The new Global Goals feature financial inclusion prominently as a means to implement the new agenda.
Role of financial inclusion widely recognized in Sustainable Development Goals World leaders gathered at the UN in New York starting today for a landmark summit to adopt the n… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/un-special-advocate-joining-summit-ring-new-global-developme/

UNSGSA Advances Financial Inclusion at Davos

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/

Queen Máxima as the UNSGSA

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has served as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA) since 2009.  As Special Advoca… https://www.unsgsa.org/about/queen-maxima-unsgsa/