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75 Years of Stories

Discover our new series "75 Years of Stories" – one story for each year from 1946 to 2021 – of inspiring people from all over the world whose lives were changed by a visit to Caux.


All Events

  • Group Coaching for Leaders 2021

    Group Coaching for Leaders

    06 May 2021 - 18 Nov 2021

    This online leadership development programme is for a group of six to eight people who carry some responsibility for managing teams, will focus on the human relations impact of leading and has been designed using Action Learning principles.

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    Float your boat - An Origami Boat video project

    07 Jun 2021 - 11 Jul 2021

    Join in a fun arts project, starring your origami boats. Film your own story being written, fold it up into an origami boat and...set it afloat! All films sent in until 11 July will be edited together, representing the diversity of Initiatives of Change. The music for the final video is a piece of music which was written especially for this purpose and will be played on 1 August at the Day of Gratitude, in line with the water motif adopted by…

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    CPLP Talks 6: CPLP Voices - Power to Change the World

    26 Jun 2021

    Register now and join the sixth edition of the CPLP Talks on CPLP Voices - Power to Change the World. This is an opportunity to engage and share with young leaders from around the globe who feel strongly about a topic or an issue in the world. Most of the sessions will be spent in small groups where everyone is invited to listen to each other and share.

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    CCHN World Summit on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation 2021

    28 Jun 2021 - 03 Jul 2021

    The CCHN World Summit on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation 2021 is organized by the CCHN, a strategic partnership between the ICRC, WFP, UNHCR, MSF and HD. This six-day event is organized in collaboration with Initiatives of Change Switzerland.

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    Words and Music

    02 Jul 2021

    Come and join the second event in our arts programe celebrating 75 years of encounters in Caux. The focus of this event will be on "Words and Music", featuring the singer William Leigh Knight and the writer Yara Zgheib.

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    Opening Ceremony Caux Forum 2021

    05 Jul 2021

    Welcome to the Caux Forum Online 2021! This year's edition of the Caux Forum with be launched with a high-level panel, discussing Switzerland's role in the past, present and future of peace.

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    Young Ambassadors Programme

    09 Jul 2021 - 18 Jul 2021

    Call for applications: The Young Ambassadors Programme (YAP), under the aegis of Tools for Changemakers, brings together young people who aspire to take an active role in transforming society, with a focus on Europe. The training explores the dynamic relationship between personal and global change, sharing stories and exchanging experiences, creating space for reflection and taking focused action.

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    Initiatives of Change Business & Economy

    12 Jul 2021 - 13 Jul 2021

    The Initiatives of Change Business & Economy Program will hold a dialogue on 12 and 13 July at 12:00-14:00 GMT (14:00 - 16:00 CEST) on the theme 'Corporate Governance in the 21st Century: Responding to Systemic Crisis'.

  • Learning to be a Peacemaker

    19 Jul 2021 - 23 Jul 2021

    If you are aged 18-30 and passionate about global change and Muslims’ contribution to it, then the Learning to be a Peacemaker course is for you! Application deadline: 16 July 2021!

  • CDLS

    Caux Dialogue on Environment and Security

    20 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021

    This year’s Caux Dialogue on Environment and Security will provide a unique opportunity for over 400 of the world’s leading thinkers and representatives to convene virtually and discuss ways in which we can together accelerate global action on environment conservation and restoration.

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    Creative Leadership

    25 Jul 2021 - 31 Jul 2021

    Background 2021’s Creative Leadership conference will embark from the premise that creative leadership comes from the depths of our beings: in short, from who we are. The conferences aims to shape a more hopeful future by empowering a generation of young leaders.

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    Summer Academy on Climate, Land and Security

    26 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021

    Why land and security solutions need to be forged together to respond to the threats posed by climate change and create a more peaceful world. The Summer Academy 2021, which is co-designed by the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and by Initiatives of Change, takes place within the framework of the Caux Dialogue on Environment and Security.

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    Day of Gratitude

    01 Aug 2021

    This year's 1 August celebrations will mark the convergence of three activities: the official closing of the Caux Forum 2021, a Day of Gratitude and the launch of the IofC Hub 2021.

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