Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium Gives a Speech at the Opening of the 19th EMN Annual Conference.

On Thursday, June 16, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium gave a speech during the 19th European Microfinance Network’s annual conference in Brussels. The EMN organization’s goal is to promote microfinance’s role in the fight against social and financial exclusion.

Held under the theme, Financial Inclusion and the Future of Work, the focus of the two-day is:

“…how financial inclusion practitioners can serve this (missing entrepreneurs) major societal shift that will see less salaried employment, more self-employment, and the urgent need to take into account all vulnerable groups and the challenges brought by climate change.

Photos courtesy of the Belgian royal court