Remarks – Abu Dhabi Health Forum

We are all here to talk about reimagining health and life.  It is a universal topic – cutting across geography and culture  We all want health and a good life – and I hope you all achieve this!  Let me begin with my perspectives:  I am married to a doctor – and one of my […]

UNGA78: Tony Elumelu x Clinton Global Initiative; “Shifting the Power: How New Philanthropic Approaches Can Transform the World of Social Impact”

Yesterday, on the sidelines of #UNGA78, I participated in the Clinton Global Initiative panel on Philanthropy, alongside co-panelist Dr. Carmen Rojas, President of the Marguerite Casey Foundation and moderated by Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and MSNBC. I underscored the critical role of Africapitalism in transforming Africa, both socially and economically. Africapitalism is my […]

Opening Remarks delivered by Tony O. Elumelu, CFR Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation at the TEF-UNDP-UNICEF GEN-U ROUNDTABLE Unveiling the 2023 TEF Impact Report.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 14 years ago, we set out to change Africa. We wanted African solutions – not selfishly or ideologically – but because we knew instinctively, they would work. In 2015, we focused our efforts entirely on entrepreneurs – launching a 10-year programme to touch millions and fund thousands. We knew a generation […]

Speech Delivered at United Nations General Assembly of the United Nations themed, Power, Africapitalism and the Private Sector and SDG Goals.

April 9, 2014 Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, Ambassador Ashe, President of the UN General Assembly; Hon. Sajdik, President of ECOSOC; ambassadors, representatives, delegates and observers of the various nations and peoples of the world; representatives of civil society organisations and the private sector; and distinguished ladies and gentlemen. I thank you for the opportunity to […]