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Friday, 23 September, 2016
Victoria Vdovychenko

Ukraine is struggling to create the conditions in which democracy can thrive. The struggle is far from won. Yet as The Economist magazine noted recently, ‘the energy of the 2014 Revolution of Dignity has not dissipated. Instead it has carried over into civil society.’ This year’s Caux conference on Just Governance for Human Security heard from Ukrainians active in this struggle.

Monday, 19 September, 2016
4º Encontro de Fé e Vida - IdeM Brasil

The 40 people who took part concluded that forgiveness is very difficult but, with faith and the passage of time, we get there: 'Whoever asks forgiveness is the bravest; whoever forgives is the strongest, and whoever forgets is the happiest!'

Sunday, 18 September, 2016
Peace One Day

Some suggestions to inspire us to take action in support of the International Day of Peace, a day dedicated each year by the United Nations to the cessation of violence.

Wednesday, 14 September, 2016

The call to CoP was to facilitate a Peace Circle (PC) for 15 men, between the ages of 17 and 44 years from 6th - 8th June. They came from different Coloured (mixed race) communities in and around Soweto. The hope was that the PC could support their recovery and healing journey also equip them with methods and tools to grow spiritually and to walk the talk.

Tuesday, 13 September, 2016
CoP International Coordination Team 2016

At our Annual General Meeting held at Caux on Sunday 7 August 2016, the following women were elected to share leadership and responsibility for the strategic direction, governance and administration of Creators of Peace.

Friday, 09 September, 2016
Living Peace Conference Closing Day 2016

The 25th anniversary of Creators of Peace was celebrated by 200 plus participants from 43 countries at the 'Living Peace' conference held in Caux, Switzerland, from August 4-10 2016. From the start all were invited to search for clues to living peace. It was suggested that the new story for the world can result from individuals and communities applying those clues to their own lives in the practice of peace.

Thursday, 01 September, 2016

'In the middle of wars, pain and sadness there is a place, a programme and a woman who are providing hope, love and enthusiasm for life'.

Thursday, 01 September, 2016
APYC participants

The 22nd Asia Pacific Youth Conference (APYC), 'Youth for Change: Ethical Leadership and Trust Building toward Inclusive Global Society', was held in Bandung and was attended by 90 young people from 13 different countries and backgrounds.

Monday, 29 August, 2016
Eighth Peace Circle in Brazil,15-17 July, 2016

With great diversity of ages, jobs and life experiences, 11 women got together for a new Peace Circle in Sitio Sao Luiz, base of Initiatives of Change in Brazil. All with a common interest: building personal peace to take it to their surroundings afterwards.

Thursday, 11 August, 2016

As the world watches the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Initiatives of Change is pleased to release a historic film from the port of Rio. Men of Brazil tells the true story of Brazilian port workers struggle in the 1950s which saw the first democratic election in the history of the port. We celebrate the dedication and courage of the Brazilian port workers and their families in telling their story and of IofC’s work over the years in Brazil by presenting this film online.

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