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

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Next Steps for Indonesia on Financial Inclusion

Less than two years after her last visit, the Special Advocate and her delegation traveled to Indonesia in February 2018 to see firsthand the country’s progress on financial inclusion and to offer support as it accelerates these efforts. She met with Pres…
Indonesia has reached a critical junction in its efforts to advance financial inclusion. Since the launch of its national financial inclusion strategy in 2016, the network of agen… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/next-steps-indonesia-financial-inclusion/

In India, Building on Progress and Providing a Model for Inclusion

To celebrate India's progress toward full financial inclusion and discuss ways to increase usage and close the remaining gender gap, the UNSGSA visited the country in May 2018. She met with leaders from the public, private, and development sectors, includ…
Related content Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet... India has made tremendous strides in expanding access to financial services, thanks in large part to its robust digital infrastru… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/india-building-progress-and-providing-model-inclusion/

Seizing Fintech’s Potential for Financial Inclusion

In multiple ways, fintech can bring promising new solutions to the financially excluded, said the Special Advocate to an audience of fintech experts at Cambridge. But challenges are real, including consumer protection—especially for customers with limited…
Photos “Fintech has great potential to spur inclusion. This is particularly true for hard-to-reach populations. It can provide the solutions that customers need and that can theref… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/seizing-fintechs-potential-financial-inclusion/

Accelerating Progress toward Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

HM Queen Maxima's country visit to Nigeria
The last time the Special Advocate visited Nigeria, in 2012, the country had just launched its national financial inclusion strategy, which laid out a goal of achieving 80 percent… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/nigeria-country-visit/

Nigeria's Economic Future Is in Its Hands

On the first day of the Special Advocate's three-day visit to Nigeria, on 31 October 2017, she published an opinion column in three papers: The Guardian, the Nation, and the Daily Trust.
By H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (This column was published on the first day of th… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/nigerias-economic-future-its-hands/

From Commitment to Strategy: Building Financial Inclusion in Viet Nam

Roundtable: Preparation of a National Financial Inclusion Strategy 1 June 2017, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Photos From Commitment to Strategy: Building Financial Inclusion in Viet Nam Roundtable: Preparation of a National Financial Inclusion Strategy Viet Nam is well poised to reach f… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/financial-inclusion-viet-nam/

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/