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Saturday, 22 April, 2017
Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi gave a speech of honest reflection on the challenges facing peace and reconciliation at a public talk jointly hosted by Initiatives of Change, Faiths Forum for London, the Next Century Foundation and the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace.

Thursday, 06 April, 2017
GlobalGiving campaign teaser

The two-week crowd-funding campaign using the GlobalGiving online platform begins today at 9:00am EDT US (1:00pm GMT) and ends at midnight on March 31, 2017.

Wednesday, 29 March, 2017
Irène Laure

In the Creators of Peace Circle, we spend time getting to know the stories of women who have taken leadership for peace. We learn about the qualities they found in themselves when faced with extraordinary circumstances. The story of one of these women seems pertinent at this time as those of us who live in Europe once again grapple with our identify and relationship with our neighbours. Danielle Norgren, who is interning with Creators of Peace & Caux-IofC Foundation in Geneva, watches the film 'For the Love of Tomorrow' and encounters the story of Irene Laure for the first time. Here are her reflections.

Monday, 20 March, 2017
CoP workshop in Cameroon

CoP Ambassador Daphrose Ntarataze, CoP's new President Amina Dikedi-Ajakaiye, Executive Officer Kate Monkhouse and women from Rwanda, Burundi, DRC, Ivory Coast, South Africa, Switzerland and host country Cameroon gathered in the capital city of Yaounde for a three-day gathering that focused on the renewal of spirit and resources of the African Francophone CoP teams.

Monday, 20 March, 2017
Cambodia and Vietnam exchange programme

In a quest to bring life back to the exchange programmes we used to have with Initiatives of Change Vietnam, six Cambodian Initiatives of Change Association friends travelled to Ho Chi Minh City. Peter Heyes reports.

Monday, 20 March, 2017
Hasan Youness introduces panel on International Women's Day (photo: Notre Dame University)

‘Business needs a moral compass,’ asserted leading Lebanese businessman Antoine Frem, speaking at an international business conference in Beirut. ‘Can capitalism be moral?’ was the question posed by the conference, co-hosted by Notre Dame University’s Faculties of Humanities and Business, Beirut, in partnership with the Islamic-Christian Forum for Businessmen (MA’AM) and Initiatives of Change (IofC) on 8-9 March.

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.

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