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Thursday, 09 March, 2017
Caux Artists in Montreux in 2013

The Caux Artists Program is an interdisciplinary course focusing on VOCAL ARTS (opera, music theatre and jazz), taking place in Caux, Switzerland, 26 June – 10 July. They are now accepting applications for 12 - 16 young performing artists from around the world. Scholarship funds are available so apply early - first come, first served! Application deadline is 31 March.

Wednesday, 08 March, 2017
Asia Plateau

Asia Plateau, the Initiatives of Change (IofC) international conference centre in Panchgani, India will be 50 years on 20 January 2018. Fifty people are invited to give ‘a year of selfless service’ to reach out in five intergenerational teams, to many corners of India - and beyond. Teams of convinced, and convincing people who help 5000 people put at least one thing right in 2018 to serve society better!

Friday, 03 March, 2017
 Crew filming Buchman's contemporary Dave Allen

The production of a documentary film on the life and peace-making legacy of Frank Buchman is nearing completion and your support is much-needed for final edits and to help share this timely production to the world. A global crowd-funding campaign is in preparation to help raise the required funds.

Thursday, 02 March, 2017
Youth group

Initiatives of Change (IofC)/Moral Re-Armament (MRA) Zimbabwe recently held its first national youth conference in Gweru on 1-5 February with the aim to mobilize and empower young people, and ‘move from a group to a team’. Young people came together to learn more deeply about Initiatives of Change, to build their skills, and to strengthen friendships with the intention of working together for a just, peaceful and sustainable Zimbabwe. The conference was created and delivered by youth for youth.

Thursday, 23 February, 2017
Peace Circle in Zimbabwe

This report on the work of Creators of Peace in Zimbabwe has been complied by Talia Smith, UK, who accompanied the CoP team on the ground in February this year. Photos by Adelaide Mhunduru.

Friday, 10 February, 2017

As part of his training at Grampari, Victor Nyanhete, an Initiatives of Change / Moral Re-Armament Zimbabwe youth programme coordinator, was introduced to the Tippy Tap, a hands-free way to wash hands that is especially appropriate for areas where water is scarce. Victor knew this was an idea that was needed in his home country, Zimbabwe, where a decade-long water and sanitation crisis has plagued the nation.

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
South African youth camp

Seventeen young people participated in an Initiatives of Change camp that took place in the idyllic town of Heidelberg in the Gauteng Province of South Africa from 5 to 10 December. The theme of this fourth annual IofC camp was ‘Change in Progress’ and sought to inspire a committed network of youth to make positive changes in their behaviours, relationships, and communities.

Tuesday, 24 January, 2017
Rajmohan Gandhi receives an honorary humanities doctorate at Michigan State University

Michigan State University bestowed upon Rajmohan Gandhi an honorary humanities doctorate in East Lansing, Michigan on 17 December 2016. Professor Rajmohan Gandhi works closely with Initiatives of Change and served as President from 2009-2010. He lectured as a Hannah Distinguished Visiting Professor at Michigan State University during the fall semester and was awarded during the university’s commencement ceremonies.

Thursday, 19 January, 2017
IofC-International logo

An opportunity for a person who would like to make a contribution to an international network that is seeking to build trust between people, communities and nations, to strengthen ethical leadership, and action for sustainable living based on changes in behaviour and motives.

Thursday, 19 January, 2017
IofC-International logo

Initiatives of Change (IofC) International is seeking to hire a new Communications Manager. This position needs someone who combines a commitment to IofC, a deep connection to the network and a strong ability to communicate to internal and external audiences.

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