WOCCU welcomes this focus on financial inclusion noting that credit unions often play a critical role during a time of crisis, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and providing access to responsible affordable financial products is often necessary to help protect the most vulnerable segments of society. WOCCU applauds the G20 recognition that enhancing access to opportunities for all and promoting inclusive growth will help reduce inequalities around the world.
Other items addressed by the Declaration of interest to credit unions include statements on the following topics:
- Financial Stability/Financial Inclusion;
- Climate Change;
- COVID-19 Recovery;
- AML/CFT; and
- Women's Empowerment.