3rd ASEF Young Leaders Summit #ASEFYLS3 Ethical Leadership

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The 3rd ASEF Young Leaders Summit (ASEFYLS3) is dedicated to the topic of Ethical Leadership. The forum investigates 3 critical levels of leadership, namely: You: Self-leadership We: Team leadership All: Societal leadership

Leadership for Good

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Leadership is not really about being on the top of the chain of command but rather having the determination to harness your potential, understand how and where you can contribute the most and then develop the adequate skills that will help you get where you want.

Human Capital and Technology: Building the New Social Contract, Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President

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In the push for growth, both in terms of sales and a country’s GDP, would your innovation shift capital away from poor communities to wealthy ones? In the search for efficiency, does your platform erode social safety nets? In the name of progress, what parts of economies and societies will be disrupted, and how prepared are they for that disruption?

HUMAN CAPITAL INDEX LAUNCHED IN BALI

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By improving their skills, health, knowledge, and resilience—their human capital—people can be more productive, flexible, and innovative. Human capital is a central driver of sustainable growth and poverty reduction. Investments in human capital have become more important as the nature of work has evolved.

International Day of the Girl Child: With Her: A Skilled GirlForce

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On this International Day of the Girl, let us recommit to supporting every girl to develop her skills, enter the workforce on equal terms and reach her full potential. " — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

World Mental Health Day 2018 ( 10th October)

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Yesterday was World Mental Health Day. Mental health has always been neglected in Nepal as well as in many other developing countries. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.

Waleed Abulkhair wins PEN Pinter Prize for an International Writer of Courage

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Lawyer and human rights activist Waleed Abulkhair has been named International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony. Currently serving a 15-year prison sentence, Abulkhair is a founding member of the Monitor of Human Rights in Saudi Arabia (MHRSA) and has written for local and international media. Abulkhair has also represented fellow activists and writers...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wins the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize

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The Prize is awarded annually to a writer from Britain, the Republic of Ireland or the Commonwealth who, in the words of Harold Pinter’s Nobel Literature Prize speech, casts an ‘unflinching, unswerving gaze upon the world’ and shows a ‘fierce intellectual determination…to define the real truth of our lives and our societies"

Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C approved by governments

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Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a new assessment. With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global warming to 1.5°C compared to 2°C could go hand in hand with ensuring a more sustainable and equitable society, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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