SOCIETY AT LARGE

Society at large

This category offers some sort of flexibility and probably brings some sort of relief to those who can’t easily get into ‘standards” boxes. Here contributors can write in general about society, always from the social perspective. I do not want to write anything more, it is up to you, your creativity to find a way to fill this space

Mych More than a bicyle

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Portal Bike is a local social enterprise trying to change the ways people think of bicycles: not just a great way to move around but also a way to sustain your business.

A testimony from Jess Markt, The Globetrotter Wheelchair Basketball Coach

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Through this testimony, taken from the upcoming ENGAGE booklet , Empowering for social Inclusion, Jess Markt CRC’s Disability Sport and Integration Advisor, explains how he got involved with promoting wheelchair basketball worldwide.

The INVICTUS GAMES HAS STARTED IN TORONTO

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The Invictus Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women. Prince Harry, the patron of the game inaugurated the opening ceremony.

Relationships and Connections

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Is Facebook a good way for making friends or should we do things the old fashioned way by meeting up with people face to face?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Address to the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly

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Justin Trudeau vows to do better for Canada’s Indigenous People in UN speech and commits to the fight against climate change.

GLOBAL WEEK GOALS IS UNDERWAY IN NEW YORK

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This week New York is the center of discussions against poverty and inequality. A lot of events have been organized to create awareness on the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs. Find out more about The Social Good Summit, The Global Goals Jam and The Global Goals World Cup among others.

SUPPORTING THE CRICKET ASSOCIATION OF BLIND IN ITS NEW ATTEMPT TOWARDS THE WORLD CUP

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Major Pawan Ghimire and his team is trying to bring the national team in Pakistan and UAE. They deserve as much as support as they need as what they are doing is really well deserving. In the past they have already achieved a lot but with the right help, they could do much more.

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Alliance for Torture-Free Trade has been established

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The European Union together with Argentina and Mongolia has initiated an alliance of like minded countries determined to ban products and goods used for torture and the death penalty.

UNDP REPORT: journey to terrorism

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Between 2011 and early 2016, some 33 33,300 300 people in Africa lost their lives to violent extremism. A comprehensive report from UNDP analyzes the causes and triggers that push so many African youths to embrace terrorism.

Opportunities and Challanges with the new Disability Rights Act

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The new Act is surely a game-changer but many challenges lie ahead for its effective implementation