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In 2009 some of us from Malaysia were privileged to attend this occasion in Switzerland. We experienced the benefits and decided to replicate these sessions with permission from T4C in Kuala Lumpur. Due to the positive response to the occasions in 2009 we did the second session in 2010 and will be holding the third in the T4C KL series in 2011.

Group collage on peace

Su Riddell reports on a residential weekend held in Romania, when a Creators of Peace Circle took place over the weekend of 25 - 27 November. Su and Shabibi Shah from Great Britain travelled to Romania to help Diana Damsa prepare this occasion.

IAS officers in the sessions

The 8th in a series of ‘Ethics in Public Governance’ programme for senior officers of the Indian Administrative Services took place at the end of November at Asia Plateau, the IofC Centre in western India. Mike Brown reports:

Bescom Linemen

All 12,000 workers at the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) have taken part in training by Initiatives of Change since June 2009. The results have been profound - not only improvements within the company, but lives and families transformed. Suresh Matthews and Dilip Patel report:


A programme outline for the conference 'Learning to live in a multicultural world: Diaspora and peacemaking in Europe' (26-31 July 2011 in Caux) is now available.

(Left to Right) Lesotho Members of Parliament: The Hon M Kojoana,
Hon Dr K Raditapole, Hon M Tsuluba, Hon M Chaule, Hon M Makara,
IofC Chair of South Africa, Vilma Maritz

From November 15 to 18, 2010 Lesotho Minister Mathabiso Lepono, Ministry of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation invited Alice Cardel, IofC International Training Director to pilot test a programme: 'Women in Leadership' especially for Lesotho. This took place at Victoria Hotel in Maseru. It is specifically designed for women Members of Parliament and those who are on the 20 District Councils of Lesotho. The aim of the training is to increase women's leadership competencies and capabilities.