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Event News: Welcoming H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

The Global SME Finance Forum 2019 is proud and honored to welcome the participation of H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA).

Since 2009, Queen Máxima has been working worldwide in her capacity as the UNSGSA to make financial services available to all, including low-income groups and small and medium-sized enterprises, thus enhancing their opportunities for economic and social development. As honorary patron of the G20's Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), she strives to advance the G20's work on inclusive finance.

In 2015, Queen Máxima helped launch the global membership network of the SME Finance Forum, an initiative of the G20's Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion, managed by the International Finance Corporation. Representing over 160 member institutions, the SME Finance Forum brings together financial institutions, technology companies, and development finance institutions to share knowledge, spur innovation, and promote the growth of SMEs. 

The Global SME Finance Forum 2019 will welcome 500+ attendees from 270+ institutions and 80+ countries.

Explore the agenda, speakers, and register at: http://www.globalsmefinanceforum.org/2019/

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