Queen Maxima visits the United States from Tuesday to Thursday. The Queen will visit Washington, D.C. and New York about her role as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Development Finance. In this role, the Queen advises the Secretary-General of the United Nations and is committed to making financial services accessible to all.
During her visit, the Queen will discuss, among other things, “the contribution of (digital) financial inclusion to the post-coronavirus economic recovery and financial health,” RVD reported. She will meet Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in Washington on Wednesday. The Queen discusses with her “the importance of measuring financial health in the policy of governments and regulators”.
In addition, Maxima will speak with representatives of international development organizations with whom she collaborates often, such as the Director General of Development Policy for the World Bank Group. The Queen is also speaking with an independent body under the Ministry of Finance that oversees banks.
The talks are scheduled for Thursday in New York. The Queen will speak with, among others, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, to discuss the importance of her position. Máxima is also attending a roundtable discussion on financial health.
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