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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/

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/

United Nations Special Event for MDGs

Good afternoon, Co-Chairs. Thank you for this opportunity to contribute to the discussions on priorities for the post-2015 agenda. As the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advoc… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/united-nations-special-event-mdgs/

Opening Remarks at the 2nd United Nations Inter-Agency Meeting on Inclusive Finance

Thank you, Mrs. Clark.  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  I am really so encouraged to see all these leaders of UN agencies gathered around this table.  It is a powerful te… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/opening-remarks-2nd-united-nations-inter-agency-meeting-incl/

Microfinance India Summit

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, I cannot tell you how honoured I am to be speaking to this very special group of people here today. The entire world is fascinated by India's dy… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/microfinance-india-summit/