Thursday, 28 March, 2019
Mike Smith

What has been totally lacking in the Brexit debate is any sense of what the European continent, of which Britain is a part, stands for in the wider world. The debate has been framed largely in the self-centred context of what is in Britain’s economic self-interest. Many, it is true, have seen Brexit as breaking out of a straightjacket imposed from abroad, leaving the UK free to enter into its own trade deals with the rest of the world—an issue of national sovereignty.

Thursday, 07 February, 2019
Howard Grace

This article first appeared in 'the Friend', the Quaker national weekly magazine, on 25 January 2019, in the ‘Thought for The Week’ slot.

Wednesday, 05 September, 2018

The Self Leadership Initiative was set up by Gemma Perkins in 2014, as a training organisation that helps young people develop the skills they need to be effective changemakers in society. Using discussion spaces, team games and play techniques, they are supported to develop soft skills and leadership techniques.

Monday, 20 August, 2018

All around the world there are changemakers; people making a difference. Some of them came from difficult backgrounds, but have gone on to do great things. Tsegga Seyoum Medhin is one of them. She joined us at our monthly outreach meeting, and here Francesca Baker chats to her to find out more.

Tuesday, 07 August, 2018
Refugee camp

Sehadet Ekmen has an unusual approach to helping refugees deal with the trauma of war. Yee-Liu Williams finds out more.

Monday, 30 July, 2018

A report and reflection on the Towards Inclusive Peace Forum Caux 2018.

Wednesday, 27 June, 2018

On 20 June, after Initiatives of Change (IofC) launched its Refugees as Rebuilders project in Parliament, we hosted guests at Greencoat Place to celebrate World Refugees Day. This was a creative and collaborative event featuring music, art, discussion and food from individuals from many cultures.

Monday, 25 June, 2018
Imad Karam addressing the audience

A documentary film about Frank Buchman, initiator of the movement now known as Initiatives of Change, was launched in the British Parliament on 5 June, and then to a large public audience in central London. Produced by film-makers Imad Karam and Kelly Burks, The man who built peace has already won five awards internationally.

Sunday, 27 May, 2018

Creators of Peace UK hosted a visit from Iman Al Ghafari and Ola Al Darwish who run Creators of Peace Circles in Damascus, Syria sharing inspiration of how women are supporting one another in the midst of war.

Wednesday, 23 May, 2018

Seeking a fun way to raise money, Ken Noble did a sponsored birdwatch, and raised £700.