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.

Barbara Down
12-Jan-2015

Like so many of us, I have been horrified by the recent events that have unfolded in France last week', writes Barbara Down.

South Sudan training
15-Dec-2014

15 December is the anniversary of the renewed outbreak of violence in South Sudan.

Mohan Bhagwandas
28-Nov-2014

As Europe marks 100 years since WWI and 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, it is a time to look back and look ahead.

Talia Smith
10-Oct-2014

Talia Smith recently returned to South Africa, her country of birth, with Initiatives of Change to attend the ‘Freedom – Our Responsibility’ confer

Ninawa Younan at the UN
26-Sep-2014

Nina Younan reflects on her journey through life, with a little help from Initiatives of Change.

Dr Fadi Ismail
28-Aug-2014

Dr Fadi Ismail, Director of Drama at MBC, the biggest Arabic satellite TV network, speaks to Peter Riddell about his work of producing drama series