GENEVA, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ -SIGEF 2014, a Forum organized by Horyou, the Social Network for Social Good, opens its doors to the public for three days of NGOs' showcase, keynote speakers, photographic exhibition, workshops, and screenings.
SIGEF 2014, the Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum opens its doors to the public for three days of interaction, dialogue and actions through NGO's showcase, plenary Sessions led by international Keynote Speakers, a photographic exhibition, workshops as well as documentary screenings. The forum will be taking place at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG) from October 22nd - 24th.
SIGEF 2014 will gather more than fifty organizations from all over the world that are promoting Social Good together with thirty keynote speakers, in six plenary sessions, discussing major social challenges modern societies are facing. Eight workshops will bring together the general public, academics, professionals, students and media to reflect further on key subject areas. More than twenty social entrepreneurs will present their socially innovative projects for which two awards will be granted.
SIGEF 2014 will also have a dedicated screening session presenting the Horyou TV documentaries featuring organizations members of the Horyou platform. Finally, the 2014 SIGEF Awards will honor the work of five international personalities that have distinguished themselves by their extensive work in favor of Social Good.
The Forum will be streamed online. SIGEF 2014 is open to the public.
SIGEF 2014 Founding Partners: ADEX Holding Group, Pencil Line Agency, MSQ Group, Horyou Foundation, International Conferences Centre of Geneva (CICG).
SIGEF 2014 Media Partners: Red Innova (Latin America), InTime (Italy), Nunnovation (South Africa), Instituto Filantropia (Brazil), Radio Tom Social (Brazil), IGIHE Limited (Rwanda), SocialFinance.ca (Canada), United Nations Foundation (USA), Plus Social Good (USA), PVBLIC Foundation (USA), Slate Afrique (France), Mosaïques Africa (Cameroon), Hit Radio (Morocco), Corriere Innovazione (Italy), Alhilal Saudi Club (Saudi Arabia), Radio Ethic (France).
About SIGEF 2014:
The Social Innovation and Global Ethics Forum (SIGEF 2014), gathers a diverse and universal audience of International Organizations (NGOs, Foundations, and Associations) and Keynote Speakers that promote and support social good, solidarity, constructive technologies and ethics in all disciplines and fields. It is an ideal place for all participants to rethink the future, identify current challenges, provide answers and draw new routes for truly sustainable development. SIGEF 2014 is an open invitation for reflection, dialogue and action.