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Address to Reserve Bank of India

Thank you very much Governor Rajan for your welcome and remarks. Good afternoon, Directors of the Board, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am so pleased to visit your lovely country again. L… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/address-reserve-bank-o/

Financial inclusion underpins bold World Bank goals on poverty

The UNSGSA attended the World Bank-IMF annual meetings in Washington, D.C. this October, and found that they were not business as usual. World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Kim ann… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/news/financial-inclusion-underpins-bold-world-bank-goals-poverty/

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/

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/

Expanding banking services beyond traditional branches can be a cost effective way to make financial services widely available

Agent networks dramatically improve coverage and availability of financial services, extending access to finance to hard-to-reach communities and engaging the unbanked poor in the formal financial sector.
Banks and other financial institutions are partnering with retailers, post offices, and other agents to provide financial services. Governments can create incentives and accelerat… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/impact-stories/expanding-banking-services-beyond-traditional-branches-can-b/

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/

4th International Insurance Conference

Also speaking in her capacity as Honorary Chair of ‘Wiser in Money Matters’ The more a person understands the insurance, the more his expectations will match the actual experience… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/4th-international-insurance-conference/

Launch of the Action Plan to Strengthen the Institutional Environment

Having a safe, reliable and affordable payment system, having the possibility to save for uncertain days or being able to finance your business ideas, all have tremendous social an… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/launch-action-plan-strengthen-institutional-environment/

The Importance of Access to Financial Services

Photos Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  It is wonderful to be back in beautiful Rio.  I think it is my sixth time here.  I always cherish to come here. I would like to congr… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/importance-access-financial-services/

Partnership for national strategy development and financial education in Brazil

In Brasilia, Queen Máxima met with the Minister of Finance and the President of the Central Bank to discuss Brazil’s recent progress, including its National Partnership for Financ… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/country-visits/partnership-national-strategy-development-and-financial-educ/

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/

The Role of Investors in Building Vibrant and Responsible Financial Systems

Only with strong, sustainable institutions and good products will we grow a strong financial sector – and vibrant markets. Queen Máxima, UNSGSA Mr. Fink, Ladies and gentlemen, I a… https://www.unsgsa.org/resources/speeches/role-investors-building-vibrant-and-responsible-financial-sy/

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/