Creators of Peace will be undertaking a data collection & impact evaluation project to help us review some specific aspects of our work to date and assemble the information we need to support our fundraising, communication and training. We are looking for someone(s) for a short-term period of 12-20 days of work starting immediately to support outreach, interviews and the development of a new system.
The Egyptian Moral Re-Armament (IofC) Cultural Committee organized an Arab Moral Re-Armament youth event, 'A Better Me for a Better World' that took place 12 to 18 April in Cairo. The objective of the meeting was to build new cultural bridges and collaborate together to produce sustainable and lasting relationships. Delegates from Lebanon and Tunisia met with 50 Egyptians of all ages, all of whom were concerned with the role youth play in changing the future for the better by changing oneself first.
Talia Smith, representing Initiatives of Change UK and South Africa, was interviewed for 20 minutes by TV programme host Mike Ji, in his regular 'State of Society/My Story' series on the Kenyan TV station Xperience Media, broadcast on 15 May.
The Malaga Charter to promote sustainable development and social justice, which Initiatives of Change helped to draft, was launched at the New Economy and Social Innovation (NESI) Forum in Malaga, Spain, on 20 April. Initiatives of Change's TIGE programme (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) was one of the partners in launching the charter at the four-day event.
Moral Rearmament was registered in Tanzania in 1995 having been active for years prior to that. Yet for a number of years since, it has been largely quiet. On 25 - 27 April, Initiatives of Change (IofC) facilitators from Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa/UK delivered training in Dodoma, Tanzania to renew the energy and commitment of the existing IofC team and introduce IofC to new members.