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

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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/

Igniting Innovation in Financial Access: Public and Private Approaches for Greater Access by 2020

Related content Key initiative: Post 2015 development agenda Speech: United Nations Special Event for MDGs Speech: Opening Remarks at the 2nd United Nations Inter-Agency Meeti… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/igniting-innovation-financial-access-public-and-private-appr/

Partnerships to Achieve Financial Inclusion for Development

Partnerships to Achieve Financial Inclusion for Development Remarks to the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Let us not forget that when… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/partnerships-achieve-financial-inclusion-development/

Remarks at High Level Event: A Fresh Look at Financial Inclusion to Advance Food Security and Rural Development

Another concrete opportunity is to embed financial inclusion in the larger outcomes of the post-2015 development agenda. This agenda will shape international and domestic prioriti… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/remarks-high-level-event-fresh-look-financial-inclusion-adva/

The Role of Inclusive Finance in Development

High Level Round Table Session: Role of the Private Sector in the Post-2015 Development Framework Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen. Mr. Polman, I would like to congratulat… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/role-inclusive-finance-development/

Feeding the World 2013

Economist Conference It is so important that firms working in the agricultural sector share local knowledge and build partnerships with financial institutions, mobile phone compan… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/feeding-world-2013/

Serving client needs with digital solutions in financial inclusion

SparkOptimus Event “The Digital Age, A Golden Age for Citizens Worldwide?" The opportunity of digital is what more can be achieved through product design, marketing and delivery,… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/serving-client-needs-digital-solutions-financial-inclusion/

Access to Health Insurance Conference

When poor people get sick, they commonly sell productive assets, pull children out of school or take expensive loans in order to get the care they need. Or they just simply do with… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/access-health-insurance-conference/

People, Planet and Profit Together: The roles of inclusive finance, business and knowledge in sustainable development

Knowledge, business ideas and inclusive finance all have an important role in sustainable development. When we put them together in the right way, they can be so powerful. Queen M… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/people-planet-and-profit-together-roles-inclusive-finance-bu/

Taking stock, Setting goals, Moving forward

Photos In financial regulation there is no one size fits all solution. The most successful approaches are those that are tailored to local contexts and needs. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA … https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/taking-stock-setting-goals-moving-forward/

Advancing Principles for Investors in Inclusive Finance

Providing financial products that add real value to customers in a transparent way and at reasonable cost is at the core of Responsible Finance. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Principles fo… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/advancing-principles-investors-inclusive-finance/

Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) Europe Congress

We also need to make sure that the financial products are tailored to the cycles, investment needs and nature of each industry and value chain. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Ladies and Ge… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/social-capital-markets-socap-europe-congress/

Women’s World Banking Global Dinner Celebration

Only at scale will we be able to reach everyone needing services in a way that is affordable to clients and also sustainable to providers. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Good evening. Thank… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/womens-world-banking-global-dinner-celebration/

Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change

In my travels, I have found that the countries that have been most successful in advancing financial inclusion are those that have strong leadership and subsequently good coordinat… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/global-conference-agriculture-food-security-and-climate-chan/

International Conference on Global Partnerships in Microfinance

University of Greenwich Partnerships are not always easy, but their potential is so great that we should not shy away from the challenge. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Baroness Blackston… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/international-conference-global-partnerships-microfinance/

FMO’s 40th Anniversary Conference: ‘Be Social, Make Profit: Financing the Future of Developing Economies’

In my opinion it is crucial to acknowledge the importance of mixing private and public money to achieve a multiplier effect. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Related content Focus area: Re… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/fmos-40th-anniversary-conference-be-social-make-profit-finan/

Africa-Middle East Regional Microcredit Summit

Banking the unbanked can help to solve the problem of informality and, by extension, can strengthen governance. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Your Majesty, Mr. President, your Excellencies,… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/africa-middle-east-regional-microcredit-summit/

Clinton Global Initiative Finance Dinner

In her first speech as the UNSGSA, H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands described the evolution in thinking from ‘microcredit’ to ‘microfinance’ to ‘inclusive finance’ and advocated for a range of financial services, starting with savings, targeting poor …
Ladies and Gentlemen, Good evening. First of all, Matthew, my former colleague, thank you very much for your words. Allow me to say that I am thrilled that this is my first spe… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/clinton-global-initiative-finance-dinner/