Monday, 27 March, 2017

A new curriculum has been launched for adult educators to support the inclusion of migrants and refugees in communities across Europe.

Friday, 17 February, 2017

Initiatives of Change UK is looking for a volunteer to support the coordination and management of our Sustainable Communities programme. The successful candidate would assist in building successful relationships with the network members as well as providing assistance with the overall administration and organisation of national network events.

Thursday, 26 January, 2017

Célia Demoor, a community peacebuilder and researcher, gave the first UK screening of Voices of Migrants at a Greencoat Forum on Monday 23 January.

Monday, 16 January, 2017
UK resident Hassan Hassan giving leadership training in Mogadishu

With the UNHCR agency revealing¹ that the number of people displaced by conflict has reached the highest recorded levels, Initiatives of Change has announced that it will be launching a free Refugees as Re-Builders™ course starting in April 2017.

Tuesday, 20 December, 2016
Creators of Peace in Oxford

Ever wonder how to become empowered as a change-maker in your own life, community or nation? From 25-27 November seven strangers from across the UK, representing South Africa, Canada, England, France and India, met in Oxford where a space was created to help facilitate the unlocking of individual’s understandings of what peacemakers and changemakers look like.

Monday, 19 December, 2016
Migrants and Refugees as Re-Builders

A new three-year Erasmus+ project has been announced to improve the training of migrants and refugees through adult education.

Thursday, 24 November, 2016
Mike Smith and Christiaan Groen (centre) with mature students at Manchester Metropolitan University and their lecturer, Kelly Elshafey

When Nathalie Ormrod from Manchester attended a TIGERoadshow—a day’s event on Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy—at Liverpool Hope University, back in 2013, it was, she says, ‘a turning point’ for her: a lightbulb moment. Ormrod, who is Lecturer in Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University, said she realised, there and then, that she needed to introduce the issue of ethical decision-making in business into her lecturers.

Monday, 21 November, 2016
Peter Neville Lewis

The millennial generation are said to be half as wealthy as their parents’ generation, because of the triple whammy of student debt, soaring house prices and increased taxes. Yet research explodes the myth that they are only interested in ‘doing their own thing’. Rather they ‘want to contribute in a meaningful way to an organization where their voices are more likely to be heard and where there are goals that are not just financial,’ says Peter Neville Lewis, co-author of a new report on the millennial generation’s attitudes towards employee-owned businesses.

Wednesday, 16 November, 2016
Sakira Suzia

The unprecedented levels of migration across the Mediterranean since 2015 with the catastrophic death toll was one of key talking points at the Refugee Crisis forum in London. Stories from the Frontline held at Initiatives of Change headquarters on 31 October brought together senior political leaders, activists, volunteers and many other concerned parties who listened to the stories of how ordinary people have taken action to do the most extraordinary acts of bravery, courage and kindness in tackling this global crisis.

Tuesday, 25 October, 2016
Charles Fowler

Honesty, kindness and compassion seen as the world’s most important values at the UK launch of World Values Day on 20 October

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