Reaching Financial Equality – a Call to Action – #IWD2021

On International Women’s Day 2021, Claudine Moore moderated a high-level event themed: Reaching Financial Equality – a Call to Action. Opening remarks were provided by H. M, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. Other panelists included the Ministers of Finance for Mexico and Indonesia, Hon. Arturo Herrera and H. E Sri Mulyani Indrawati and the Governor of Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Kwamina Addison.

The event was hosted by Women’s World Banking, the World Bank, the Better Than Cash Alliance, and the United Nations Capital Development Fund and discussed the importance of prioritizing digital financial inclusion for women.

The panelists committed to action points listed in the G20 report on Advancing Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion, endorsed by all G20 Finance Ministers. These include the outlaw of financial discrimination against women, the design of appropriate and affordable financial products for women, and an end to the gender digital divide, amongst other calls to action.

You can watch the full webinar session here

Claudine Moore Leads United Nations Development Program Panel

Claudine Moore moderated a panel entitled Creative Thinking to Solve the Interlinked Challenges of our time. Sharing their thoughts on inequality, urbanization, technology and climate change, panelists included Carine Rolland, Deputy Mayor of Paris… Pedro Conceicao, Director Of The Human Development Report Office, UNDP, Hauke Engel Partner at Mckinsey & Company, Connie Nshemereirwe, Independent Science/Policy Facilitator, Former Co-Chair of the Global Young Academy, Pedro Conceicao, Director Of The Human Development Report Office, UNDP and Danika Littlechild, Assistant Professor of Law, Carleton University.

The history of the Human Development approach has shown that the world needs bold ideas and ambitious solutions to bring humanity forward. Thirty years on, this dialogue delved into what it takes to unlock a future of human development for all.

In this dialogue, the UNDP invited experts shared creative thinking and concrete initiatives to address the issues of climate change, demographic shifts, urbanization, the emergence of digital technologies and inequalities. These are the biggest challenges of our time and are the result of human activity, and as such, they can be shaped by human decisions and policy choices.

You can watch Claudine moderating the full UN session here.

African Green Revolution Forum’s (AGRF) Annual Conference

As part of the annual African Green Revolution Forum’s (AGRF) conference, Claudine moderated a session with thought leaders from across Africa, discussing the theme:  ‘The Great Debate: Food, Markets, Trade and Agriculture in the Context of Covid-19

The 10th edition of the annual AGRF in Kigali Rwanda, saw Heads of State, Government Ministers, Civil Society, and Business Leaders resolve to use the flourishing urban food markets as a launchpad for growing the continent’s agricultural investments into stable businesses.

The AGRF, the world’s premier forum for advancing Africa’s agricultural agenda, drew a large and diverse crowd of more than 10,400 delegates from all over the world to analyze the state of African agriculture under the theme, Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent: Leveraging Urban Food Markets to Achieve Sustainable Food Systems in Africa.

The keynote was delivered by Dr. Ousmane Badiane, Executive Chairperson, AKADEMIYA 2063 on 2020 Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor. Other panelists include Prof. Benedict Oramah; President, Afrexim Bank, Mr. Svein Tore Holsether; Chief Executive Officer, Yara, Dr. Edward Mabaya; Senior Research Associate, Global Development, Cornell University and Hon. James Duddridge; MP, Minister for Africa UK.

Dr. Vera Songwe; the United Nations Undersecretary-General and Executive Secretary Of the Economic Commission for Africa and H. E. Mr. Wamkele Mene; Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat were also a part of this high-level panel.

You can watch Claudine hosting and moderating the full session here.

Claudine Moore Joins Executives from Coca-Cola and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at the Global Africa Forum on Communications in Rwanda.

August 2019: Claudine Moore Managing Director and Founder, C. Moore Media International Public Relations, has been invited to speak at the Global Africa Forum on Communications (GAFCOM) hosted by The Nerve Africa in partnership with the African Union. Themed ‘Speak for Africa’ and described as the Davos of African communications, the conference will be held in the Rwandan capital city of Kigali from August 21 – 23, 2019.

Featuring over 200 leaders in public relations, marketing, and corporate communications alongside policymakers and private sector leaders, the keynotes and panel discussions will focus on the significance of strategic communications and the economic development of the continent. As Africa continues to enjoy global focus as the latest frontier of growth, more than 1,000 marketing, advertising and communications professionals will also be in Kigali to discuss the future of communications in Africa and to leverage the opportunities offered by innovation in communications to contribute to the economic growth of Africa and the companies operating out of the continent.

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Claudine Moore Host’s a MasterClass at the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum in Abuja, Nigeria

The Forum is the Largest Gathering of African Entrepreneurs in History

July 2019: Our MD, Claudine Moore has been invited to speak at the upcoming Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) African Entrepreneurship Forum in Abuja, Nigeria. Over 5000 entrepreneurs are expected from all 54 countries across Africa, making it the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs in history.  Claudine will be sharing global best practices in PR, branding & communications customized for African startups during this master class.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation hosts the continents largest gathering of African entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurship ecosystem at its annual Entrepreneurship Forum. The Forum brings policymakers and the private sector together, in a spirit of robust debate and interaction, which creates opportunities to generate ideas, forge networks and build intra-African business partnerships.

Hosted at the iconic Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja, other keynote speakers at this highly anticipated Forum include the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda, and His Excellency Macky Sall, President of Senegal, who will join Tony O. Elumelu, TEF Founder and Chairman of Heirs Holdings and the United Bank for Africa (UBA).

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The Echo Chamber Podcast: Claudine Moore invited by Global PR Industry Publication-The Holmes Report – to discuss the African Communications industry

Claudine Moore joins the Echo Chamber to discuss her work in Africa, and the continuing diversity & inclusion challenges faced by the PR industry. Moore is followed by Digiday editor-in-chief Brian Morrissey, who explores such topics as advertising fraud and influencer marketing. Continue reading