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2017 UNSGSA Report: The Road Ahead

The UNSGSA 2017 Report closes with a discussion of what lies over the near horizon for financial inclusion, including digital rewards and risks, laying the foundations, and customer-centricity.
This article is the closing section of the UNSGSA 2017 Report. In a time of rising inequality, leading policy makers, development and civil society organizations, and business le… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/2017-unsgsa-report-road-ahead/

Blog: Viet Nam at a Crossroads for Financial Inclusion

UNSGSA director Eric Duflos blogs about Queen Maxima's recent trip to Viet Nam and the possible direction of financial inclusion he witnessed during the trip in May 2017.
By Eric Duflos Earlier this month I accompanied the UNSGSA, Queen Máxima, on a visit to Viet Nam. My first trip there took place 20 years ago. At that time the country was co… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/vietnam-crossroads-financial-inclusion/

Balancing Innovation and Risks in the Digital Era

The UNSGSA spoke at the opening of a G-20 conference on digitizing finance and financial inclusion, Jan. 25, 2017.
Photos How can we harness digital finance to drive financial inclusion? First, we must take a customer-centric approach. Related content With Germany Heading G020, Special Advo… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/balancing-innovation-and-risks-digital-era/

Discurso sobre Inclusión Financiera en la Universidad Católica de Argentina

Photos Discurso sobre Inclusión Financiera en la Universidad Católica de Argentina Excelencia, Excellentie, familia, amigos,queridos alumnos, señoras y señores: Realmente es un … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/argentina-speech-october-2016/

Jumpstarting Financial Inclusion in Indonesia: The power of technology, strategy, regulation, and customer-centricity

In Indonesia, the Special Advocate spoke at a fintech conference about the promise of financial inclusion in Indonesia, with a particular focus on the power of technology.
Photos Jumpstarting Financial Inclusion in Indonesia: The power of technology, strategy, regulation, and customer-centricity Speech at the OJK fintech conference Our goal is human … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/jumpstarting-financial-inclusion-indonesia-power-technology/

Financial Inclusion’s Coming of Age: Partnerships, Progress, and the Shape of Things to Come

The Special Advocate spoke about the direction of financial inclusion at the Fostering Financial Inclusion event at Davos, 22 Jan. 2016.
Photos Speech at Fostering Financial Inclusion event, World Economic Forum Five years from now, you can be sure that the face of financial inclusion will look very different. If w… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/financial-inclusions-coming-age-partnerships-progress-and-sh/

Special Advocate Visits Bangladesh to Promote Access to Financial Services

Bangladesh country visit from Queen Maxima as UNSGSA November 2015.
H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will visit Bangladesh from Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 November in her role as the UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/special-advocate-visits-bangladesh-promote-access-financial/

Harnessing Rapid Financial Innovation to Build an Inclusive World

Addressing central bankers from around the globe at the All Governors Meeting at the Bank for International Settlements, the Special Advocate laid out the promise and some of the particular challenges that financial inclusion presents bankers and financia…
Photos Related content Download documents Related images Link to press release ... Address to All-Governors Meeting, Bank for International Settlements Financial innovatio… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/harnessing-rapid-financial-innovation-build-inclusive-world/