Caux Inner Development Goals Forum 2024 - PROGRAMME

Welcome at the Caux Inner Development Goals Forum in Caux (9 - 13 July 2024). 

Please note that the announced times are based on CEST time and that this programme might be subject to change.

You can find detailed information on the event and our speakers & artists here:

Opening Ceremony Caux IDG Forum - 9 July 2024, 14:30 CEST

Full-residential Caux IDG Forum - 9 - 13 July 2024

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programme

Tuesday, 09 July

14:30 - 17:00
Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, CH-Geneva
OPENING CEREMONY

The Opening Ceremony for the Caux Inner Development Goals Forum will be held at the Maison de la Paix in Geneva. Bringing together 200 participants and distinguished speakers drawn from the Inner Development Goals and Initiatives of Change communities, civil society, government, youth movements, academia and business, the ceremony promises to be a vibrant convergence of ideas and perspectives.   

Following the ceremony, attendees will have the opportunity to network and engage further during a coffee break. For those attending the full-residential Caux IDG Forum, transport will be arranged to the Caux Palace afterwards where the evening meal will be served.

  • Venue: Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneva, Switzerland  
  • Time: 14:30 - 17:00 CEST 
  • Attendance: free

 

Programme

Please note that this programme is still subject to change.

 

WELCOME BY THE MODERATOR

  • Sarah Noble, Head of Global Engagement, Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation

 

WELCOME ADDRESS

  • Jacqueline Coté, President Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation

 

WELCOME FROM SWITZERLAND

 

INTERVENTION

 

MUSIC 

  • Jean-Marc Vignoli, Violonist

 

KEYNOTE: Inner Change for Global Transformation

  • Jan Artem Henriksson, Executive Director of the IDG Foundation

 

MUSIC 

  • Jean-Marc Vignoli, Violonist

 

KEYNOTE:

  • Ignacio Packer, Executive Director Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation

 

MUSIC 

  • Jean-Marc Vignoli, Violonist

 

LIVING LIBRARY: VOICES OF THE MAP 

Three youth from three continents sharing testimonies of their day-to-day life and what inner development means to them.

  • Daniel Clements (UK), Teacher & Programme Manager Creative Leadership initiative for young leaders 
  • Asmaa Sleem (Egypt), Educator, Storyteller and Founder of Lifelong Learning Talks
  • Steven Lin (Canada), Community Organizer

 

MUSIC 

  • Jean-Marc Vignoli, Violonist

 

REFLECTIONS 

  • Prof. Rajmohan Gandhi, Historian, Biographer, former Member of India’s Parliament and great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi  

 

MUSIC 

Jean-Marc Vignoli, Violonist

 

COMMEMORATION CORNELIO SOMMARUGA

  • Jacqueline Coté, President Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation
  • Andrew Stallybrass, Caux Palace Historian

 

CLOSING: WHAT'S NEXT IN CAUX? 

  • Sarah Noble, Head of Global Engagement, Caux Initiatives of Change

 

DETAILED INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

 

18:30 - 19:30
Dining Room / Caux Palace
EVENING MEAL

20:00 - 21:30
Main Hall / Caux Palace
WHO IS WHO? - GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER

With:

PONTUS HOLMGREN, Psychologist & Ubrain Tantra breath guide - Inner Development Goals

Wednesday, 10 July

7:00 - 7:15
Promenade
GREETING THE DAY CEREMONY

With:

LEWIS CARDINAL, Leader of the Global Indigenous Dialogue

7:30 - 8:00
Main Hall
QUIET REFLECTION & SHARING

8:00 - 9:00
Dining Room
BREAKFAST

9:15 - 10:30
Main Hall
PLENARY: CONSCIOUS FOOD SYSTEMS (SDG 2)

Coordinators: 

NADENE CANNING, Facilitator & Coach

IGNACIO PACKER, Executive Director of the Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation

10:30 - 11:00
BREAK

11:00 - 12:15
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
COMMUNITY GROUPS

12:30 - 13:30
Dining Room
LUNCH

13:30 - 14:30
FREE TIME

14:30 - 16:00
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
WORKSHOPS & DIALOGUES

16:00 - 17:00
Terrace
TEA & COFFEE BREAK

17:00 - 18:30
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
WORKSHOPS & DIALOGUES

18:30 - 19:30
Dining Room
EVENING MEAL

20:00 - 21:30
Main Hall
PLAYBACK THEATRE

With:

KARIN GISLER, Playback-Theater Zürich, Switzerland, & team

Thursday, 11 July

7:00 - 7:15
Promenade
GREETING THE DAY CEREMONY

With:

LEWIS CARDINAL, Leader of the Global Indigenous Dialogue

7:30 - 8:00
Main Hall
QUIET REFLECTION & SHARING

8:00 - 9:00
Dining Room
BREAKFAST

9:15 - 10:30
Main Hall
PLENARY: A MORE CLIMATE-FRIENDLY LIFESTYLE (SDG 13)

Coordinators:

SIDDHARTH SING, Director of the Initiatives of Change centre Asia Plateau in Panchgani, India

IGNACIO PACKER, Executive Director of the Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation

10:30 - 11:00
BREAK

11:00 - 12:15
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
COMMUNITY GROUPS

12:30 - 13:30
Dining Room
LUNCH

13:30 - 14:30
FREE TIME

14:30 - 16:00
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
WORKSHOPS & DIALOGUES

16:00 - 17:00
Terrace
TEA & COFFEE BREAK

17:00 - 18:30
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
WORKSHOPS & DIALOGUES

18:30 - 19:30
Dining Room
EVENING MEAL

20:00 - 21:30
Main Hall
CAUX TALENT NIGHT

Friday, 12 July

7:00 - 7:15
Promenade
GREETING THE DAY CEREMONY

With:

LEWIS CARDINAL, Leader of the Global Indigenous Dialogue

7:30 - 8:00
Main Hall
QUIET REFLECTION & SHARING

8:00 - 9:00
Dining Room
BREAKFAST

9:15 - 10:30
Main Hall
PLENARY: CULTIVATING PEACEFUL SOCIETIES - EMBRACING CONSCIENCE, PEACE & LOVE (SDG 16)

Coordinators:

 

INES MOKDADI, University Agrégée Professor of English at ISEAH in Tunisia

ROWEIDA SALEHLebanese educator with a wealth of experience in conflict resolution, peace education, and fostering cross-cultural understanding

SARAH NOBLE, Head of Global Engagement at the Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation

 

10:30 - 11:00
BREAK

11:00 - 12:15
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
COMMUNITY GROUPS

12:30 - 13:30
Dining Room
LUNCH

13:30 - 14:30
FREE TIME

14:30 - 16:00
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
WORKSHOPS & DIALOGUES

16:00 - 17:00
Terrace
TEA & COFFEE BREAK

17:00 - 18:30
Meeting Rooms (to be announced)
WORKSHOPS & DIALOGUES

18:30 - 19:30
Dining Room
EVENING MEAL

20:00 - 21:30
Theatre
JAZZ CONCERT WITH GÖKSU SANDICI

Saturday, 13 July

7:00 - 7:15
Promenade
GREETING THE DAY CEREMONY

With:

LEWIS CARDINAL, Leader of the Global Indigenous Dialogue

7:30 - 8:00
Main Hall
QUIET REFLECTION & SHARING

8:00 - 9:00
Dining Room
BREAKFAST

UNTIL 10:00 -
CHECK-OUT AT RECEPTION

On the day of departure, the forum will end after lunch. For organisational reasons and to prepare our spaces for other events, we kindly request all participants to check out of their rooms by 10:00 CEST on the day of departure and to leave the site by 14:00 CEST.

Please note that a luggage room will be at your disposal until your departure after lunch.

9:15 - 10:30
Main Hall
PLENARY: PARTNERSHIP ACCELERATOR (SDG 17)

Coordinators:

 

RAFAELA ROLIMFounder of Brazilian Experience and Facilitator

SARAH NOBLE, Head of Global Engagement at the Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation

PONTUS HOLMGREN, Psychologist and  trained UrbanTantra breath guide

10:30 - 11:00
BREAK

11:00 - 12:15
Main Hall
CLOSING CEREMONY

12:30 - 13:30
Dining Room
LUNCH

From 13:30 -
DEPARTURE

On the day of departure, the forum will end after lunch. For organisational reasons and to prepare the Caux Palace for the following event, we kindly request all participants to check out of their rooms by 10:00 CEST on the day of departure and to leave the site by 14:00 CEST.

Please note that a luggage room will be at your disposal until your departure after lunch.

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