Paz e coesão social através da construção da confiança e reconciliação em meio às divisões
IofC works for peace and social cohesion by building trust and reconciliation across divides
Friday, 19 March, 2010
Gov. Tim Kaine

"You have written this book at a time of sharp polarization, characterized by deep divides,” said Tim Kaine the former governor of Virginia at the launch of Rob Corcoran’s book, Trustbuilding: an honest conversation on race, reconciliation, and responsibility on March 15.

Wednesday, 24 June, 2009
Harold Saunders and Syngman Rhee, recipients of IofC's 2009 Trustbuilder Award

Dr Harold Saunders, Director of International Affairs at the Kettering Foundation, and Dr Syngman Rhee, International Chairman of the Institute for Strategic Reconciliation, are the 2009 recipients of the Initiatives of Change Trustbuilder Award.

Friday, 20 June, 2008

A Leeds Member of Parliament from one of the most religiously diverse constituencies in Britain, two Nigerian ex-militiamen who used to lead rival gangs and now campaign for peace, a Lebanese civil rights lawyer from Beirut, and an Australian peace campaigner were keynote speakers at a weekend conference on trust-building, organised by Initiatives of Change, 14-15 June. Douglas O’Kane has sent this report.

Monday, 14 April, 2008

'Listening and understanding the past with respect and trust,' was the central process of the 4th Cambodia-Vietnam Dialogue (CVD), which took place 7–16 March in Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

Monday, 04 February, 2008

Sierra Leone’s Minister for Defence and National Security opened a five-day ‘Moral Foundations for Democracy’ training programme for 30 members of the Police, the Armed Forces and Civil Society in November, run by Hope – Sierra Leone (H-SL), a local non-government organization affiliated to Initiatives of Change International. It was one of a series of similar programmes during November and December 2007.

Tuesday, 02 October, 2007
Michel Kipoke

Frédéric Chavanne pays tribute to Michel Kipoke, a fellow fighter for peace.

Tuesday, 04 September, 2007

'We can work it out' sang the Beatles - which expresses the way Norway's Muslim leaders have avoided potential clashes. At Caux, the Initiatives of Change conference centre in Switzerland, Mike Lowe talks with Kebba Secka, President of Norway's Islamic Movement.

Saturday, 01 June, 1996
Yusuf Al-Azhari

Yusuf Al-Azhari spent six years in solitary confinement as a political prisoner. Now he is helping to bring Somalia's warlords together. Michael Smith tells his story: