CFI Managing Director Asks Queen Maxima About Financial Inclusion’s Role in the Sustainable Development Goals

Mayada El-Zoghbi poses the question to Her Majesty from the Netherlands during a UN General Assembly event on financial inclusion in September 2019.

Mayada El-Zoghbi asks Queen Maxima a question at the UN General Assembly's special event on financial inclusion in September 2019. Credit: UNSGSA

The event, “Financial Inclusion for Development: Building on 10 Years of Progress,” included the participation of António Guterres, UN Secretary-General; David Malpass, President of the World Bank; Melinda Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Dan Schulman, President and CEO of PayPal; and Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard.

Watch Mayada ask Queen Maxima about measuring financial inclusion’s progress within the framework of the SDGs, and how financial inclusion contributes to achieving the SDGs by 2030. Queen Maxima is the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.

More video coverage of the event can be found here.



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