Friday, 05 October, 2012
To mark the International Day of Peace, the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations in Geneva, in coordination with the Spanish society for International Human Rights Law, Initiatives of Change and many other Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), supported by the NGO liaison unit of the UN office at Geneva, organized a High Level meeting on the Right to Peace.
Tuesday, 18 September, 2012
In different parts of the world people are celebrating or marking Peace week with different events. One of the biggest on the global scale will be on Friday 21 September which is recognized as international peace day. Rainer Gude, Initiatives of Change International’s representative to the United Nations, encourages all of us to see how we can join in.
Sunday, 16 September, 2012
Amir Kamergi, a 2012 Caux Scholar, is interviewed by the national Radio in Netherland about the recent events in Tunisia.
Friday, 14 September, 2012
6-9 вересня на кримському узбережжі Чорного моря відбувся черговий діалог "Загоєння минулого". На кримському півострові пліч-о-пліч мешкають представники різних культур, етносів, які постраждали від історичної несправедливості, у тому числі насильницькі депортації, голодомори за сталінських часів Радянського Союзу.
Friday, 07 September, 2012
Under the headline 'What binds them together', Africa Today magazine publishes an article about the work of Yahaya Ahmed to sell energy saving cooking stoves across the Sahel region of northern Nigeria.
Sunday, 02 September, 2012
On June 18th 2012, Lanka Standard published speech about forgiveness given by Sonali Samarasinghe (1996 Caux Scholar) , on the occasion of the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Caux Scholars Program at the Swiss Embassy.
Wednesday, 22 August, 2012
‘Organized crime is now a globalised reality. The Mafia has very much benefitted from this globalisation,’ says Fr Tonio Dell’Olio, the Italian priest who founded the Libera Terra Association in 1995 in order to seize back land illegally help by the Mafia. The financial crisis has favoured the Mafia, he says. Globalisation means that the public’s stereotypical image of the Mafia no longer matches the Mafia that now operates around the world.
Saturday, 18 August, 2012
The Caux Foundation hosted some 1,200 visitors this summer in its International Conference Centre at Caux, above Montreux. Sessions on multiculturalism, human security, business ethics and training modules in change-making and peace-building were held from 1 July to 8 August. Over a hundred delegates of the Initiatives of Change international network, from 42 countries, are now meeting in Caux for their annual Global Assembly.
Wednesday, 08 August, 2012
‘They killed my dad and I have been carrying a lot of bitterness and hatred, but I now feel I should put that burden down. I have decided to forgive those who murdered my dad.’ These were the words of one of the many women who participated in Creators of Peace Circles (CoPC) in Rift Valley region, Kenya in the last three months.
Wednesday, 08 August, 2012
IofC has in the past been involved in advocating for clean elections that are free, fair and devoid of violence. IofC Kenya is still determined to reach out to Kenyans with a message of not just taking part in the voting process but also voting for the right people and avoiding violence.