This gallery features the occasion of a training program designed to provide professional development focusing on alternative dispute resolution in the United States. This intensive training includes comprehensive presentations, substantive discussions, and critical case studies on:

  • History of American legal system
  • Mediation and arbitration and their uses, proper processes and procedures in the United states legal system and businesses
  • Professional qualification requirements
  • Implementation of alternative dispute resolution in British legal system environments.

This training is designed for attorneys, legal personnel, other law enforcement agents, and members of civil societies involved with conflict resolution.

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This gallery features S.G. International, LLC’s project team conducting equipment and technology needs assessment for Comprehensive Special School (CSS) in Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. The school is designed to be a one-stop K-12 government supported special school for students who are deaf and hard of hearing; students with visual, physical, and developmental disabilities; and students with autism spectrum disorders. The school is a brain child of His Excellency, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. It’s established in line with his philosophy of inclusivity and has a capacity for over 1000 students. Admission to this school is opened to students with disabilities across Nigeria.

S.G. International, LLC’s project team members involved with the school equipment and technology needs assessment for CSS are world class professionals with the best of formal educational preparations and professional experiences in:

  • Educational leadership.
  • Deaf education.
  • Multiple disabilities.
  • Education of students with physical, visual, and developmental disabilities/autism spectrum disorders.
  • Physical and assistive/instructional technology.
  • Project and logistics coordination.

Project assessment activities culminated into documented recommendations for school equipment and technologies that are most appropriate for academic and life skills instruction for the student population at Comprehensive Special School.

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This gallery features commissioning of Comprehensive Special School Lafia in Nasarawa State of Nigeria. The commissioning ceremony was heavily attended by national and international dignitaries, including His Excellency, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari; His Excellency, the Federal Minister of Education, Professor Adamu Adamu; His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Plateau State of Nigeria, Barrister Simon Bako Lalong; His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Benue State of Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Loraer Ortom; His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State of Nigeria, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and his cabinet; USA Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ambassador W. Stuart Symington; and S.G. International, LLC Consultants—Professor Raschelle Theoharis of Gallaudet University, Washington, DC (now with Ball State University in Indiana), USA; Director Angela Affran of Perkins International for African region; Professor Catherine Kramer of Lake Erie College, Kansas, USA; Professor Simon Guteng of Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, USA; Alhaji Suleiman S. Dagbo, President of the Nigerian National Association of the Deaf; Madam Charity James Diyong, National Women Leader of the Nigerian National Association of the Deaf; and Madam Ekaette Judith Umoh, President of the Nigerian Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities.

Comprehensive Special School is designed to be a one-stop K-12 government supported special school for students who are deaf and hard of hearing; students with visual, physical, and developmental disabilities; and students with autism spectrum disorders. The school is a brain child of His Excellency, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, the Executive Governor of Nasarawa State, Nigeria. It’s established in line with his philosophy of inclusivity and has a capacity for over 1000 students. Admission to this school is opened to students with disabilities across Nigeria.

This gallery features the first maiden “Nigerian Deaf Women Conference and Leadership Training” of the Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD)—Deaf Women Wing in Abuja, Nigeria in March 2018, focusing on the theme “Empowering Deaf Women for Self-Advocacy and Economic Self-Reliance for Sustainable Development.” S.G. International, LLC co-sponsored this conference. Conference trainers and speakers included renowned nationally and internationally recognized women leaders from across Nigeria and United States.
The NNAD—Deaf Women Wing, established by the NNAD through a constitutional review and amendment, has the follow as its focus areas:

  • Self-advocacy and community advocacy
  • Independence and self-reliant
  • Reduction in school drop-out among Nigerian Deaf Women
  • Positive alternatives to street begging
  • Community service
  • Education on sex trafficking
  • Trade and job skills
  • Business development and management