Economic justice and environmental sustainability by inspiring transformation of motives and behaviour
Sustainable Living
Economic justice and environmental sustainability by inspiring transformation of motives and behaviour
Wednesday, 12 August, 2015
Life Matters Phillipines 2015

The Life Matters Course - developed in Australia to help young adults ‘shape a path and purpose for living’ – is now being presented around Asia. From 12-21 May, the third such course in Asia took place in Pagadian, in the troubled province of Mindanao, Philippines.

Friday, 03 April, 2015
Practising sustainable agriculture (Biointensive Agriculture) with vegetable production: mainly onions, cabbage and pepper in D R Congo

See photos of what Chiza Zozo Fortune is involved with in the DR Congo, having participated in an International Farmers’ Dialogue in November 2013

Wednesday, 11 March, 2015
Just governance panel

A Dialogue on Just Governance brought people from 38 countries to Asia Plateau, the IofC centre in the Western Ghats of India, in February. Welcoming the participants, Professor Rajmohan Gandhi spoke of the ‘disappointments, civil wars and cruel violence’ which had followed the failure of the Arab Spring of 2011. ‘But,’ he continued, ‘the human spirit is not weak, and many refuse to give up on their faith in, or hope for, a struggle for justice, for inclusion, and for a voice. The tyrants of our world need to know this.’

Wednesday, 17 December, 2014
Beans, rich in iron and zinc

The team of Farmers’ Dialogue in DR Congo has been active in 2014. It organized and participated in various functions both locally and beyond. The chairman attended an innovation fair at which he presented the fruits of FD work on food production. Earlier on Claude Bourdin of FDI visited the laboratory of CRSN during one of his visits.

Tuesday, 16 December, 2014
Farmers Dialogue 2014

The International Farmers’ Dialogue was officially opened on Thursday 4 December. Where do the farmers get their motivation from, when faced by so many difficulties, and in order to fulfil their task to feed the world?

Thursday, 30 October, 2014
Gali N'Gothe MP

A 12-page report of the Caux conference on Just Governance for Human Security is now available for download. The report carries extracts from the discussions in plenaries and workshops, including the comments of Michael Møller, Director-General of the UN at Geneva in a plenary on 'Trust as a key to peace'; the Russian-Ukrainian statement which emerged from their joint workshops; and the search for solutions to conflict in the Sahel which brought leaders of Mali, Chad and Niger to Caux.

Monday, 20 October, 2014

Chief Inspector Bob Fitzgerald from the Blacktown Police presents certificates to some of the indigenous young people who took part in a Life Matters workshop in Blacktown, western suburbs of Sydney.

Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
Ian Monteague

On the 8 October 2014, Initiatives of Change UK’s Sustainable Communities programme organised a two-hour discussion on the Scotland referendum with Ian Monteague, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Family Action in Rogerfield and Easterhouse (FARE), a leading Glasgow-based community organisation.

Wednesday, 01 October, 2014
Jonathan Jansen, University of Free State's Vice-Chancellor

Jonathan Jansen, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Free State (UFS), opened the eagerly anticipated ‘Freedom – Our Responsibility conference’ (26 – 30 September), held in Bloemfontein, South Africa. The conference was in partnership with the Lyndi Fourie Association International (LFAI) and Initiatives of Change South Africa.

Tuesday, 15 July, 2014
Participants from all over the world

Participants from Ukraine, Crimea and Russia, the Sahel (Mali, Niger, Chad), Turkey and Armenia are all grouped together under one roof, dealing with topics specific to their conflicts.