Friday, 09 June, 2017
Audience at the screening of The Man Who Built Peace

The documentary film, 'The Man Who Built Peace - The Frank Buchman Story' had its worldwide premiere on Sunday, 4 June, 2017 at the Illuminate Film Festival in Sedona, Arizona to rave reviews and a sold out house. On hand were director Imad Karam, co-producer Kelly Burks, and cast member Jay Stinnett.

Monday, 29 May, 2017
Illuminate film festival

The newly made documentary film, 'The Man Who Built Peace', has been officially selected for its world premiere screening by the Illuminate Film Festival in Sedona, Arizona on 4 June.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2017

On Wednesday, 29 March 22 people attended the Initiatives of Change Listening Roadshow Workshop at the East Oxford Community Centre. Half the participants were of foreign ethnicities, mainly European. The workshop was facilitated by Ashley Muller and Peter Riddell as part of the national initiative being rolled out across the UK.

Monday, 22 May, 2017

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.

Tuesday, 16 May, 2017
Rishabh Khanna on the line-up panel (second from left) when the Charter was launched

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.

Saturday, 22 April, 2017
Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi gave a speech of honest reflection on the challenges facing peace and reconciliation at a public talk jointly hosted by Initiatives of Change, Faiths Forum for London, the Next Century Foundation and the Guerrand-Hermès Foundation for Peace.

Thursday, 13 April, 2017
Catalina Quiroz, the initiator of the Erasmus+ project, introducing the curriculum

A new online resource for educators of refugees and migrants was launched in Turkey on Thursday 23 March. ‘Migrants and Refugees as Re-Builders’, is a curriculum that aims to inspire educators with new ideas, and training modules that they can use in their work. They will also be able to share training modules that they have found effective.

Friday, 07 April, 2017

Laurence Cockcroft, one of the world’s leading campaigners against grand-scale corruption and co-founder of Transparency International, spoke on the theme of his new book 'Unmasked: corruption in the West', in the London centre of Initiatives of Change (IofC) on 4 April.

Monday, 27 March, 2017

For the third year in a row, Creators of Peace (CoP) UK hosted an event as part of the Oxford International Women’s Festival (OIWF). The theme of the two-week festival was ‘Women thinking big: arts, politics, science, education’. The CoP event took place at Oxford Town Hall on Saturday 4 March, under the title ‘Brave. Inspirational. Gracious – BIG stories of women Changemakers around the globe’. The programme included talks from women peacemakers from all four sectors in the festival’s theme.

Tuesday, 21 March, 2017
JensWilhemsen

The referendum vote to quit the European Union has left a United Kingdom a more divided society. A Greencoat Forum on: ‘The UK and Europe: Building Relationships’ on 9 March brought together members of the public in an open dialogue on how is it possible to heal a divided nation.

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