Stories

A collection of commentaries on important events and trends
A collection of commentaries on important events and trends

Global Voices

Individuals of many cultures, nationalities, religions, and beliefs are actively involved with Initiatives of Change. These commentaries represent the views of the writer and not necessarily those of Initiatives of Change as a whole. If you would like to contribute a commentary, please email us. We welcome feedback that contributes to the stated aim of this website which is to build relationships of trust across the world's divides. The editors reserve the right to refuse contributions that use intemperate language or vilify others and which do not in our view encourage productive dialogue.

David Vincent
06-Jul-2015

South Sudan, the world's youngest country, marks its fourth annversary of independence on 9 July while struggling to end a conflict which has

16-Jun-2015

Across the globe humanity is on the move on a vast scale, driven by war, terrorism and religious persecution as well as the desire for a better lif

TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall during their visit to Corrymeela, Ballycastle to mark the 50th anniversary of the community. Photo by Aaron McCracken / Harrisons, posted by the Northern Ireland Office on Wikimedia Commons
29-May-2015

Dr Roddy Evans reflects on the recent visit by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall to Northern Ireland.

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby (Photo: Carola Fritzsche)
24-Feb-2015

The German President, Joachim Gauck and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, both struck appropriate notes at a moving memorial service in D

Imam Ajmal Masroor
16-Jan-2015

The attack on the Paris based satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has left 12 people dead and the trail of destruction that has been left behind is co

John Munro
14-Jan-2015

Do we have freedom to offend? To belittle, to mock, to insult?