Caux-Créatifs is a media training academy taking place in Caux from 18th July to 9th August 2011. Participants will learn how to use photography, film, podcasting and new media to campaign for, promote, and document social change
Towards the end of last year, Joseph Karanja, a volunteer with Initiatives of Change, was asked by the Kenyan Government to join a helicopter mission to northern Kenya, specifically to show the documentary film An African Answer. 500 people affected by cattle-rustling conflicts watched the film. Last week, the film’s director Alan Channer was invited to help develop a strategy for use of the film by the different communities of Baringo County and the remote area of East Pokot.
Many women in different countries or regions have asked for training to start a Creators of Peace Circle in their area or country. The Caux conference Transform yourself – Transform the world around you, Training by Initiatives of Change in July offers us the chance to take six days together to give you all you need to get started.
Nagwa Raouf has written a message, following the massacre in front of the Coptic church on New Year's Eve in Egypt, and sent it by email to her Christian friends in Egypt and Lebanon. In its original Arabic form, it was published by the Lebanese newspaper Al-Nahar (probably the most important Lebanese daily) on 3 January.