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Tuesday, 11 October, 2016

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Thursday, 06 October, 2016
Inese Voika

Latvia has enjoyed freedom from Soviet occupation for the last 25 years, short enough to be within living memory for older citizens, and long enough for a young generation to have grown up in political freedom. The country’s 500-kilometre boarder with Russian is only a three or four hour drive from the capital city. Twenty-six per cent of the population is Russian in this Baltic state.

Wednesday, 05 October, 2016
First Creators of Peace Circle in Sri Lanka

The first two Creators of Peace Circles in Sri Lanka took place in the Northern Province in the first two weeks of September 2016. The ground for these Circles was prepared by two Sri Lankans, Shashika and Wimarshana, who have been trained over the past two years in India through working with the programme IfL (Initiatives of Change for Life). They returned to Sri Lanka in July to work for the healing and reconciliation of their war–affected country.

Friday, 23 September, 2016
‘One for all and all for one’. Women power showing the way.

Following the two days Tools for Change training session in Timor Leste, the participants attended two separate programmes - Creators of Peace for 13 women and Initiators of Peace for 11 men. Here is a report of the Creators of Peace workshop.

Friday, 23 September, 2016
Patrick Santa Maria

Following the two days Tools for Change training session in Timor Leste, the participants attended two separate programmes. Dr Robert Chen, Haridas and Patrick Santa Maria took on the challenging task of conducting the Creators of Peace session for men - one of the first times that such a programme was conducted for men!

Friday, 23 September, 2016
Tools for Change participants

A year ago Haridas and Tia Nair, Patrick Santa Maria and Robert Chen from Malaysia were invited by friends in Timor Leste to assist them by providing IofC training programmes. They spent this past year preparing it. They have sent three reports - the first one is about Tools for Change.

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.

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