The 20th Asia Pacific Youth Conference (APYC), under the theme of 'Building Trust Across the World’s Divides – Youth’s Roles and Responsibilities,' was held in Taiwan from 2- 9 August, 2014. The forum gathered 110 delegates from 14 countries of the Asia-Pacific region in three major cities, namely Taipei, Kaohsiung and Tainan of Taiwan.
Responding to a request made by members of the Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy (TIGE) organising committee, the Vatican has called for the world community to create an inclusive economy, based on a market economy, animated by a pluralistic entrepreneurship and guided by principles of social justice and generosity.
Initiatives of Change International has released a press statement about current world crises, signed by former Presidents Cornelio Sommaruga, Mohamed Sahnoun and Rajmohan Gandhi, as well as current President Omnia Marzouk and the whole International Council.
Michael Møller, Acting Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, speaking at Caux this month, urged civil society to fill the gap left by a deficiency of leadership at national and international levels. He was a panelist in a session on ‘Trust as the key to peace’ during the conference on Just Governance for Human Security.
Guya Merkle, a speaker at this year’s Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy (TIGE) conference in Caux, Switzerland, shares her remarkable story of working to inspire the gold industry to be ethical.