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International Day of Charity

International Day of Charity

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There could be no better time to recognise and celebrate the enormous value that charities, civil society organisations and volunteers have brought to the world over the past year during the pandemic, charities and community groups are integral to the healthy functioning of our society. International Day of Charity seeks to enhance social responsibility and

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

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The History The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) saw the beginning of the uprising that would play a crucial role in the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. It is against this background that UNESCO inscribes the International Day for the Remembrance of the

President’s July 2021 Message

President’s July 2021 Message

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It is with much sadness that I am writing this in the knowledge that President Johanna is no longer with us. I would like to thank everyone for all their messages of condolence and kind thoughts in support of Johanna’s family and the SIGBI Board. My apologies if inadvertently I have not personally responded. I