Speech H.M. Queen Máxima at CGAP Annual Meeting 2013

H.M. Queen Máxima of The Netherlands spoke at the CGAP annual meeting on Wednesday morning 15 May 2013 in Amsterdam. In her speech she urges the financial inclusion community, "as our work is far from done", to focus on two priorities; Getting to Scale and Creating Impact. 

Watch the video below for the complete speech!


CGAP, the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, was established in 1995 and is housed at the World Bank. The organisation "works toward a world in which everyone has access to the financial services they need to improve their lives" (CGAP, 2013). Members of CGAP are among others the World Bank, European Commission, Regional Development Banks, Development Finance banks such as the Dutch Development Bank (FMO), bilateral donors and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.