Tuesday, 22 May, 2012
Participants of the All Africa Conference in a session

More than 80 delegates from over 10 countries in Africa and beyond, gathered during the All Africa Conference in Cameroon to explore the dynamism that youth have in creating a bright future for generations to come.

Tuesday, 08 May, 2012
Dr Nagia Abdelmoghney Said

Suresh Mathew meets some of the Egyptians who are working to build trust amid the fires of revolutionary change.

Saturday, 05 May, 2012

Cameroon, the land of Promise as they call it, has created an opportunity for passionate African change makers to take stock of what has been the history of Africa, celebrate its potential and build a future they want to see!

Wednesday, 02 May, 2012
Health and Environment - Watershed Program

Clean and safe water has been made available in a village in western Maharashtra, India, efforts are on to make this possible in other villages. Village governance is being supported, toilets are being built, local youths and women getting training in sewing and mobile phone repairs. Grampari is a rural initiative of Initiatives of Change India.

Tuesday, 01 May, 2012
The Area Chief of Marigat, Zaphania Lekachuma, attended several sessions of the workshop

Kenya’s Baringo County is home to several pastoral communities whose livelihood depends on cattle. These communities are also known in Kenya for cattle-rustling. The scramble for pasture and water often leaves people counting their losses. In many instances, death and injuries are reported, on top of the animals stolen. Thirty-five leaders, representing all the main groups, gathered in Marigat town, near Lake Baringo, from 20-22 April, for a workshop entitled ‘Trust-building for sustainable development.

Monday, 23 April, 2012
The Bentwood Box, steamed and bent from a single piece of red cedar, was carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, as a lasting tribute to all Indian Residential School survivors one of whom was his grandmother. The Bentwood Box holds all the statements and submissions and travels with the TRC to different provinces and

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) recently held events over two days in Victoria BC that marked the culmination of four other public hearings in different areas of Vancouver Island. It offered a unique experience to all Canadians, both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, to 'bear witness' to the experiences of those who had attended residential schools.

Wednesday, 04 April, 2012

Before the 2011 Arab Spring, another Arab country - Lebanon - went through similar upheavals. Wadiaa Khoury looks at the lessons from this experience and asks whether the current choices being faced by Arabs are grounded in truth or half-truths.

Friday, 30 March, 2012
F4F Regional Meeting 2012 Baia Mare, Photo: Patrycja Pociecha

The annual Regional Meeting of Foundations for Freedom (F4F) took place 23-25 March 2012 hosted by the Club for Young Leaders (CYL) in Baia Mare, Romania.

Monday, 26 March, 2012
Don de Silva

A month before the London 2012 Olympics another more important international event takes place: The UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro. Don de Silva, who attended the first UN Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm in 1972, reviews the progress made since then.

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012

Mohamed Sahnoun est intervenu à l’Université de Genève, sur ses années de travail pour la paix en Somalie, lors d’un colloque rassemblant plusieurs personnalités africaine.

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