World Mental Health Day

WHO defines Mental health as “a condition of well-being in which an individual recognises his or her own abilities, can cope with the usual demands of life, can work productively and fruitfully and is able to contribute to his or her community,” In 2002 A WHO report by Harnois & Gabriel on mental health and […]

Networking for a Better Tomorrow

In the words of Kofi Annan, UN Secretary-General (2004), “tolerance, intercultural dialogue and respect for diversity are more essential than ever in a world where people are becoming more and more closely interconnected”, multiculturalism is more than simply recognizing and acknowledging the diversity and differences prevalent in society. It is a complex, controversial and challenging […]

Disposition Matters

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, a large portion of our focus is on solving problems caused by the effects of this pandemic and on creating strategic plans. When it comes to problem-solving, decision making, and strategic planning, these are specific cognitive processes that require an open mind. Open-mindedness is an acquired leadership skill and a […]

Fostering Community Cohesion & Economic Growth

I strongly believe that fostering community cohesion and economic sustainability across sectors necessitates an adequate understanding of intercultural issues and the ability to interact with others and the competence to deal with situations within different contexts where probabilities are unknown. Acquisition of intercultural competence is the process of developing specific knowledge beyond traditional multicultural and […]