Järva is a region in north west Stockholm, it has residents from more than 140 countries. Over 65 people from diverse networks attended the Hope in the Järva and Prison reconciliation project on 22 August in Sweden. Some were participants of the ‘Trust building leadership’ course, others were members of Djupare Liv and Equmeniakyrkan, and various other organizations. Most of them were from Järva region, and others came from Stockholm, but were concerned about integration issues.
Participants of the Ethical Leadership Workshop held for representatives of youth organisations, groups and social movements in Briukhovychi in May, debated the question: 'Whom do we call an ethical leader'.
The annual Regional Meeting, focusing on ‘Freedom from… and Freedom for…’ gathered more than 80 participants – representatives of the Foundations for Freedom network in eastern Europe, plus European partners from Initiatives of Change International.
In February Talia Smith from the UK joined Cleo Mohlaodi from South Africa, in order to mentor three young people from Botshabelo community, near Bloemfontein, who had attended a Change in Progress (CiP) youth camp at the end of 2014. At the camp they had come up with a vision - to empower the youth in their community. Using the skills developed at CiP, they now deliver twice weekly character building and leadership training to youth and are being mentored by Cleo to run the next CiP camp.
The Caux Scholars Program (CSP) aims to enable 20 people from around the world every year to become trustbuilders in their communities through experiential education in conflict transformation and principled leadership. The report 2014 is now available for downloading.
Change in Progress (CiP), is a leadership and self-awareness programme, with the aim of grooming youth to have changed hearts and minds that will embrace a future based on responsible choices, sustainability and Ubuntu. The CiP camp took place from the 30 November - 11 December, 2014 at Rocky Valley Christian camp site, Krugersdorp, South Africa.