Trust and Integrity in Democracy
Caux Forum 2023
About the event
In countries across the world operating diverse forms of governance, including those adopting democratic principles, there seems to be increasing evidence of a decline in the trustworthiness and integrity of those holding official roles.
Pressures associated with current global challenges, such as the Covid pandemic, seem to be accelerating and exacerbating this decline.
Trustworthiness, tolerance, and transparency are key to supporting the revival of good governance and integrity in public Life. These are easy to advocate but so much harder to personally embrace and embody in practice, in social and institutional settings.
Join us on 23 - 26 July, 2023
Participants are asked to arrive from 2.00pm on Sunday 23 July in time for the introductory session after dinner. The forum will end at 6.30pm on Wednesday 26 July.
Who is this event for?
Democracy thrives through people who work for integrity and inclusivity, who resolve conflict, who build trust across sectors and at all levels of society.
This forum is for those who want to discover how to help their countries respond effectively to internal and global challenges.
How can we see a resurgence of trust in our political systems? And what can ordinary citizens do to reverse this trend and strengthen democracy in their respective countries?
What we offer
This forum will provide a stretching yet compassionate community context in which individual introspection and collective inquiry can support radical dialogue and mutual contextual learning.
It will create a supportive, compassionate context in which participants can engage in courageous, honest conversation – paving the way for re-establishing trustworthiness, tolerance and transparency.
Keep an eye on our upcoming communications and watch this space as we keep updating this event page with information about guest speakers, programme details, registration, etc.
The rates for participation are still being worked out, and will soon be announced.
- Global Indigenous Dialogue
- Creators of Peace
- IofC Trustbuilding Program.
You can download the flyer here. For further information, please get in touch by email!
Caux, high above Montreux overlooking the Lake of Geneva, is the site of the Swiss Initiatives of Change conference centre. Initiatives of Change International is hosting the Caux Forum in cooperation with Initiatives of Change Switzerland. Partners include the Global Indigenous Dialogue, Creators of Peace and IofC’s Trustbuilding Program.
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