This is an opportunity for 30 individuals based in Europe to explore how the basic principles of Initiatives of Change (IofC) can create trust across cultures and generations, through common service and community-building at the Caux Conference and Seminar Centre. The WIC 2019 will take place from 19-26 June 2019.
In exploring the concepts of peace through dialogue, we often find our own peace. Leadership is demonstrated through personal practice and learned through working as part of a diverse team to serve the needs of the Forum and its participants. Service to each other mirrors our desire to serve the world.
Transforming conflict: From personal to global change
Do you want to gain knowledge to decrease violence and conflict affecting your community? Are you interested in transitional justice and conflict prevention? Attend our summer programme at Caux in Switzerland and join over 400 alumni from all over the world.
The Caux Forum Opening Ceremony is an event open to all and free of charge, kicking off the summer season and offering a preview of the upcoming conferences and programmes as well as a chance to discover the Caux Palace and its rich history.
Trust building consistently emerges as the critical aspect needed to advance human security on all levels. This year, the focus will be on three human security pillars: good governance, social inclusion and healing memory. These three areas are particularly in need of focused attention given the increase in tension, conflict and uncertainty in the international political climate.
Since 2011 CAP has welcomed to Caux over 70 performing artists from all over the world. In keeping with the international and multi-cultural "spirit of Caux", CAP has had performing artists, faculty and mentors from Canada, Cameroun, Colombia, Germany, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland , Ukraine, United Kingdom and the USA.
Violent extremism is one of the pressing issues of our times and a major concern around the globe. Typically, governments tackle the issue through military means or a security approach which can result in fear and further deterioration of the situation.
A continuation of Addressing Europe’s Unfinished Business
The concept of identity, particularly national identity, is a double-edged sword. It provides a common sense of belonging, but also a justification for exclusion, mistrust and xenophobia.