UNSGSA Annual Report 2018
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) annual report was released and focuses on financial inclusion, technology, innovation and progress.
The report covers the advancements with mobile money and technology, in addition to covering the challenges associated with data privacy.
Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands emphasizes the importance of customer-centricity, centrality of data and engaging the private sector.
According to the report she’s put the following strategies in place:
- Ensuring financial services are actively used in a way that improves people’s lives
- Reaching underserved populations, specifically women, farmers, and small businesses
- Fostering the public goods and policies needed for digital financial inclusion