Economic justice and environmental sustainability by inspiring transformation of motives and behaviour
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Economic justice and environmental sustainability by inspiring transformation of motives and behaviour
Friday, 10 February, 2017

As part of his training at Grampari, Victor Nyanhete, an Initiatives of Change / Moral Re-Armament Zimbabwe youth programme coordinator, was introduced to the Tippy Tap, a hands-free way to wash hands that is especially appropriate for areas where water is scarce. Victor knew this was an idea that was needed in his home country, Zimbabwe, where a decade-long water and sanitation crisis has plagued the nation.

Friday, 04 November, 2016
Silent Land

The documentary 'Silent Land: the fight for fair food' premiered in the presence of the two main characters on 11 October during a festive and well attended event in the Tuschinski Theatre in Amsterdam, in the run-up to World Food Day. Over 500 people showed up to the world premiere that was co-organised by Initiatives of Change Netherlands (IofC). Furthermore, IofC organised a special screening of the film on 14 October in a film theatre in The Hague.

Friday, 23 September, 2016
Victoria Vdovychenko

Ukraine is struggling to create the conditions in which democracy can thrive. The struggle is far from won. Yet as The Economist magazine noted recently, ‘the energy of the 2014 Revolution of Dignity has not dissipated. Instead it has carried over into civil society.’ This year’s Caux conference on Just Governance for Human Security heard from Ukrainians active in this struggle.

Tuesday, 26 July, 2016
Merel Rumping Justin Makii

Over 30 million people worldwide are in need of prosthetics but have no access to them—a statistic that shocked the Caux audience. Merel Rumping from The Netherlands explained the concept of LegBank, whose mission is to ‘increase access to affordable, qualitative prostheses for low-income amputees in upcoming economies’.

Thursday, 24 March, 2016
Cattle and goats (Photo: Mary Winstanley Channer)

Humanity faces three enormous, inter-related challenges in the 21st century: mitigating the impact of climate change, feeding the world’s population and preserving the integrity of the planet’s ecosystems. These challenges are felt acutely in semi-arid Africa. In the search for solutions, the County Governments of Baringo and Elgeyo Marakwet in Kenya have invited the IofC programme 'Initiatives for Land, Lives and Peace' to partner with them in the organization of a 'Dialogue on Land and Security'.

Monday, 29 February, 2016

The Dialogue on Just Governance 2016 assembled almost 150 participants from over 25 countries in Panchgani, India from 12-17 February.

Friday, 13 November, 2015

The widespread use of endocrine disrupting chemicals in everyday products is not without risk. Hormone-related diseases increase. What actions can we take as consumers and professionals? This was a theme of discussion during several meetings organised by Initiatives of Change Netherlands.

Thursday, 12 November, 2015

Behind our salads and cheap painkillers, our sunscreen and microwaved pasta, hides a whole range of moral challenges. Professionals and consumers discussed these challenges in the week leading up to World Food Day on 16 October, during a series of activities organised by Initiatives of Change Netherlands.

Friday, 06 November, 2015
2015 Just Governance report cover

A 12-page report of this year's Caux conference on Just Governance for Human Security is now available.

Thursday, 29 October, 2015
United Nations Flags

Rainer Gude, Chargé de Mission of IofC for International Geneva recently spoke (remotely) at a Yale University Graduate level class entitled, 'Sustainable Development Goals & Implementation'.