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UPU 25 - (Netherlands) H.R.H Princess Máxima, UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development
8 Oct 2012 -  Third session - The postal sector’s role in fostering economic and social inclusion
Inclusive economic growth in public policies has been high on the international agenda.
For example, there has been increased focus on the need to facilitate access to financial services for people not otherwise in a position to open a bank account.
What are the benefits and limits of financial inclusion? How can financial inclusion contribute to improving the lives of migrants?
Beyond these questions, the discussions will also cover the role Posts and the UPU play in fostering inclusion through trade and the development of efficient addressing systems.

Remarks by H.R.H. Princess Máxima of the Netherlands, United Nations Secretary - General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (via video link)


Mr Cezar Alvarez, Vice-Minister of Communications, Brazil
Mr Sachin Pilot, Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, India
Mr Samuel Poghisio, Minister of Information and Communication, Kenya
Mr Harsha V. Singh, Deputy Director General, World Trade Organization

Ms Anna Tibaijuka, Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Tanzania, UPU Special Ambassador for the Addressing the world – an address for everyone initiative