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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.

Thursday, 04 August, 2016
Alisi Waqainabete

"I believe that young women who are going through dark days of neglect and depression can overcome their problems if they see past the pain and understand that how you feel about yourself is what you allow yourself to feel." Reflections on Living Peace by Alisi Waqainabete from Fiji

Thursday, 04 August, 2016
Iman AlGhafari and Kate Monkhouse

"To be a peacemaker means to be challenged and confronted with my own weakness, and to be tested by God and the universe in order to carry out the task properly." Reflections on Living Peace by Iman AlGhafari from Syria.

Wednesday, 03 August, 2016
Ragnhild H. Østmo

"If real peace was to become alive and active in my life, I needed peace to somehow become part of my daily routine. That meant discipline and being truthful to my decision – even through uninspired periods and periods of no visible results." Reflections on Living Peace by Ragnhild H. Østmo from Norway

Wednesday, 03 August, 2016
Bek Brown

As we begin the 25th anniversary conference for Creators of Peace at Caux, 6 women from our global network from Australia, Burundi, Fiji, Norway, Switzerland and Syria will share their reflections on what a 'living peace' means to them. Bek Brown, a member of the Conference Organising Committee, begins by sharing her thoughts on what will make this week of ‘living peace’ so special.

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