Pope Francis calls upon Europe to be a ‘force for unity’

Mohan Bhagwandas

As Europe marks 100 years since WWI and 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, it is a time to look back and look ahead. Speaking at the Council of Europe and European Parliament in Strasbourg, on a whistle stopping short trip on 25 November 2014, Pope Francis stuck a note of reality and hope to a 'lonely' and 'self-absorbed' Europe to 'recover its soul. Mohan Bhagwandas, who serves on the International Council of Initiatives of Change International, asks whether Initiatives of Change can facilitate a new conversation for Europe.

Choices between 'right action' and wrong values

Lawrence Bloom, Chairman of Be Energy and soon to be Secretary General of the Be Earth Foundation, a United Nations intergovernmental organization, took his audience on a journey between the boundaries of right, wrong and the multiple shades of grey in between, when he addressed a TIGETalk in the London centre of Initiatives of Change (IofC) on 7 October.

Vatican statement on inclusive economy in response to IofC request

His Eminence, Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson

Responding to a request made by members of the Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy (TIGE) organising committee, the Vatican has called for the world community to create an inclusive economy, based on a market economy, animated by a pluralistic entrepreneurship and guided by principles of social justice and generosity.

It is often challenging to deal with a conflict!

It is often challenging to deal with a conflict, and even harder to have more than one to deal with. Elina Sarkisian is an Armenian descendent born in Syria and currently living in Toronto, Canada.

'Profit is a means not an end'

At the TIGE conference 'there is no prescription, it will be more of a discovery'

Winter Gathering 2014/15 in Caux

Winter Gathering - Seeds of Strength: We would like to invite you to this year's Winter Gathering conference in Caux from 26 December - 1 January, 2015. We live in constantly changing world and it is therefore more important than ever to discover seeds and sources of personal and communal strength.

Winter-Begegnungen in Caux

Einladung zu den Winter-Begegnungen 2014 in Caux vom 26. Dezember 2014 - 1. Januar 2015. Das internationale Konferenzzentrum in Caux und der Jahreswechsel bieten eine gute Gelegenheit, gemeinsam nach Quellen zu suchen, aus denen wir Kraft schöpfen - für uns persönlich und zum Wohl anderer.

Beyond Forgiving screened at multicultural conference in Switzerland

Beyond Forgiving in Caux

CAUX, Switzerland, 2013 - Beyond Forgiving Executive Producer, Howard Grace who lived in South Africa for three years during the 1970s presented the film at the Learning to live in a multicultural world conference in August.

Join our summer conferences in Switzerland

Mountain House, Caux

Seven conferences will be held in our conference centre of Caux, Switzerland this summer.

Conferencing on mountains

Conferences can sometime be a lot of hot air with little to show for it, says Rob Lancaster, but something keeps him and many others coming back to the village of Caux, Switzerland, for the annual Caux Conferences.