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Thursday, 23 November, 2017
 Imam Dr Muhammad Ashafa, Dr Alan Channer and Pastor Dr James Wuye (from left to right) at the Caux Dialogue on Land and Security in 2012

Pastor Dr James Wuye and Imam Dr Muhammad Ashafa are finalists for the Intercultural Innovation Award, conferred by a unique partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations and BMW. The Award Ceremony will take place at UN Headquarters in New York on 29th November. It is 'a celebration of the most innovative grassroots projects that encourage intercultural dialogue around the world'.

Thursday, 16 November, 2017

This position is suitable for a recent graduate but most importantly you must be professional, organised, able to prioritise, enthusiastic, self-motivated and comfortable communicating with a wide range of people. The role will be based in London, UK. The position is full time.

Wednesday, 15 November, 2017
Peace Circle in Kabul

‘The first time ever that I feel free’. These words, of a participant in Afghanistan, capture the joy and anguish of women trapped by years of war, poverty and social constraint. Shabnam Hamrah in Afghanistan and Iman Al Ghafari in Syria filed these reports. November 2017.

Monday, 13 November, 2017
Mike Smith, 31st annual Businet conference, Vilamoura, Portugal

Journalist and business author Michael Smith, representing Initiatives of Change, advocated five pillars of trust in the economy when he gave the opening keynote address to the 31st annual Businet conference on 9 November. Over 200 business educators, including professors, academics, lecturers and heads of departments, took part in the conference, held in Vilamoura, Portugal, 9 to 11 November. Businet, founded in 1994, is a 'global business education network' with 102 member organizations of higher education in 31 countries.

Friday, 20 October, 2017

Creators of Peace Kenya will be celebrating 10 years this November and we are fundraising to support the next stage of their programme outreach for fostering peace. Mediatrix Masava, National Co-ordinator Kenya, shares more about how Creators of Peace Circles provide powerful spaces for healing and reconciliation and explains how your support through our Global Giving crowdfunding campaign will make a difference in providing further training to 200 women leaders.

Friday, 13 October, 2017

Do you enjoy sharing the latest news and updates on social media and using digital media tools? Are you passionate about human values, social issues and peace building?

Thursday, 21 September, 2017

Celebrate with us The International Day of Peace 2017 and support the special November event of 200 Creators of Peace women who are at the heart of resolving tensions and transforming community conflicts in Kenya.

Monday, 18 September, 2017

Education is a powerful tool available to fight global poverty. Unfortunately, millions of young people are deprived of the access to quality education owing to cost of enrolment or tuition, resulting in frustration and by extension, illiterate and an uninformed society. Fortunately, Moral Re-Armament/Initiatives of Change, Nigeria, is stepping forward to bring hope and alleviate their related hardship in this regard by providing grants aimed at giving hope to the dreams of brilliant, intelligent indigent Nigerians. This grant will support deserving qualified students in the realization of their potential. The deadline for the current application cycle is 10 September to 30 October.

Thursday, 31 August, 2017
Imad Karam receiving media award

Dr Imad Karam, Executive Director of Initiatives of Change International, received a Peace Through Media Award at the Tenth International Media Awards dinner in London last month. Describing him as an award-winning Gazan documentary film maker, the nomination cited his films on forgiveness and peacebuilding, including Beyond Forgiving and The Imam and the Pastor.

Wednesday, 30 August, 2017
Visier and Pari Sanyü

Like millions of refugees around the world, Visier Sanyü knows what it is like to flee from violent conflict. He is an elder of the Meyasetsu clan of the Angami tribe from Khonoma, the village that was at the heart of armed resistance to foreign occupation in Nagaland. The mountainous state of two million people lies between Assam to the West and Burma/Myanmar to the East.

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