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Saturday, 23 July, 2016

Mpanzu Bamenga closed this year’s International Peacebuilders’ Forum (IPF) by sharing his story of migration from Zaïre to the Netherlands.

Wednesday, 20 July, 2016

On Tuesday, 19 July 2016, a public event kicked off the conference Adressing Europe's Unfinished Business on the theme ‘Passing the baton’, with four of those who were young when they participated in Caux conferences at that time.

Wednesday, 20 July, 2016
International Peacebuilders' Forum 2016, Opening Session, Caux 2016, Caux Conference Centre

We are excited to announce the opening of the International Peacebuilders’ Forum (IPF) 2016! In light of current trends in mass forced migration across the globe, this year’s theme of the forum is 'Peacebuilding among people displaced by violence and war.' The aim is to provide a platform and safe space for reflexivity for practitioners in refugee and migrant work, and people from these communities to deepen contextual understanding, foster collaboration and joint action, and establish an international community of peers.

Monday, 18 July, 2016

After a week full of reflections, exchanges of personal stories, plenary sessions, practical workshops and evening programmes, Just Governance for Human Security 2016 has come to a close.

Thursday, 14 July, 2016
Foto van de avond op 28 april 2016 'Mijn verhaal, jouw verhaal - is er een gedeeld verhaal?'

Merel Segers looks back on a dialogue that was held on 28 April - 'Willem Jansen of Initiatives of Change describes dialogue as a magic word, a medicine. I experienced how true this is during an evening in the IofC centre in The Hague on the theme: "My story, your story - is there a story we can share?"'

Wednesday, 13 July, 2016
Barbara Hintermann, Official Opening Just Governance for Human Security, JGHS

'We want a world that is just, peaceful and sustainable, this is the dream that gives us, Initiatives of Change, our raison d’être. In order to achieve this, we must start with ourselves.' Barbara Hintermann, Secretary general of the CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation (CAUX-IofC), opening plenary.

Monday, 11 July, 2016
Caux 2016, TIGE 10th Anniversary, Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy

Synergies were created, projects were aligned, and future initiatives are beginning to emerge.

Monday, 11 July, 2016
Immigration conference speakers

‘The Middle East migration crisis – genesis and response’ was the theme of a four-day conference in London hosted by Initiatives of Change and the Next Century Foundation. The conference brought together leaders from the Middle East and Afghanistan, together with refugees, academics, journalists, and religious leaders.

Thursday, 07 July, 2016
Hope in Järva

Following decades of worsening tensions, new possibilities are emerging in Järva, a multi-cultural area of Stockholm. Since March 2016, 'Hope in Järva' has run several dialogues in the community, plus two learning festivals, with the focus on inter-generational trust building.

Wednesday, 06 July, 2016
Mark Moody-Stuart TIGE 2016

Opening the Caux conference last night on Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy, speakers Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, vice chairman of the UN Global Compact, and Laurence Cockcroft, co-founder of global anti-corruption coalition, Transparency International, talked about the corrosive effect of corruption on societies and on people’s trust in businesses.