Qualities and Strategies of Peacemakers

The power of electronic media to share experiences of healing broken relationships and finding new purpose is finding fresh expression in a course entitled ‘Qualities and Strategies of Peacemakers’ (QSP-online).

Qualities & Strategies of Peacemakers

Time on your hands? Why not use it to learn about outstanding peacemakers from documentary films? Last opportunity (before the autumn) to take part in online course of five evening modules based on short films about outstanding peacemakers in Europe and Africa, followed by interactive analysis of their strategies and qualities.

Qualities & Strategies of Peacemakers

Time on your hands? Why not use it to learn about outstanding peacemakers from documentary films?

Qualities & Strategies of Peacemakers

Time on your hands? Why not use it to learn about outstanding peacemakers from documentary films?

The Road to Peace in Nigeria

Pastor James Wuye and Imam Muhammad Ashafa (photo Canberra Times)

Pastor Dr James Wuye and Imam Dr Muhammad Ashafa have been working for peace in Nigeria since 1995. Laureates of the Fondation Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention and twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, they will speak about their ongoing work, and the challenges facing Nigeria today.

From Extremist to Peacemaker Module 2: - Oxford

Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye

Four Wednesday evening discussions in Oxford drawing lessons from documentary films about ‘extremists’ who became peacemakers. Register on Eventbrite!

From extremist to peacemaker

St Michael’s House, Coventry Cathedral, logo

Peter Riddell, a National Coordinator of Initiatives of Change, will be facilitating four Monday evening discussions drawing lessons from IofC documentary films about ‘extremists’ who became peacemakers, at St Michael’s House, Coventry Cathedral, starting on 16 May.

Beyond Forgiving and spiritual reasoning with The London Central Mosque & Islamic Cultural Centre

T shirts at Interfaith Week in London

On 19 November over 40 people gathered in St George’s Square in Central London to celebrate Interfaith week (15 – 21 November 2015). The focus of the event was on sharing knowledge of different religious traditions. There was an opportunity for a leader from each faith to share an exposition of forgiveness and patience. Speakers included Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger, Dr Alhagi Drammeh and Reverend Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy. Howard Grace introduced Initiatives of Change’s award winning film 'Beyond Forgiving'.

Media and Mediation in Chad

The team arrives in Abéché, eastern Chad

Pastor James Wuye, Imam Muhammad Ashafa and British filmmaker Dr Alan Channer were invited to Chad by the United Nations from 24 March – 2 April. Their visit, under the theme ‘Media and Mediation’, was part of a bid by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to build skills in mediation and peace-building amongst a newly-forged network of Chadian mediators.

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