Caux Forum 2024: Save the Date!
Registrations open on 20 March 10:00 CET31/01/2024
This summer Caux Initiatives of Change, in partnership with Initiatives of Change International and supported by other civil society networks, UN agencies, philanthropic foundations and governments, will be running two important Caux Forum events.
CAUX INNER DEVELOPMENT GOALS FORUM
9-13 JULY, 2024
From 9 to 13 July, Caux Initiatives of Change will be hosting the Caux Inner Development Goals Forum, in partnership with Initiatives of Change International and IDG partners. Registrations upon invitation will open on 20 March at 10am CEST
Leveraging the synergy between the Inner Development Goals Framework and Initiatives of Change's refined methodologies developed over 75 years in organizing Caux Forums and dialogues, participants from diverse backgrounds will have the chance to collectively confront pressing issues of our time, in particular the achievement of the SDGs.
This forum encourages reflection on individual roles, exploration of available resources, and connection with responsibilities as changemakers. The underlying premise is that everyone can make a difference.
Participants and speakers are drawn from the Inner Development Goals and Initiatives of Change communities of civil society, government, academia and business.
9 July – 2.30pm CEST
The Opening Ceremony will be in person and livestreamed from Geneva. Transfer to Caux will be available afterwards.
The full residential Caux IDG Forum will take place at the Caux Palace (limited spaces).
CAUX DEMOCRACY FORUM: THE ROLE OF EUROPE IN PROMOTING DEMOCRACY
15-19 JULY, 2024
In partnership with Initiatives of Change International, other civil society networks and the United Nations, the Caux Democracy Forum will take place from 15-19 July 2024 at the Caux Palace, Switzerland. Registrations open on 20 March at 10:00 CEST.
This four-day residential forum on “The Role of Europe in Promoting Democracy” is part of a three-year programme (2024-2026), designed to promote and enhance democratic governance, human rights, and sustainable economic development.
The Caux Democracy Forum, drawing on participants and speakers from peoples' movements, civil society, United Nations agencies, government and non-traditional sectors, is designed to enable, facilitate and encourage the skills, capabilities and attitudes needed to strengthen democracy in Europe and foster Europe's role in promoting democracy widely across the world.
The forum will be structured around three important workstreams:
- Healing the Wounds of the Past
- Human Rights Economy
- Civil Society Fostering Dialogue
This forum is designed to enable, facilitate and encourage the skills, abilities and attitudes needed to strengthen democracy in Europe and to enhance Europe's role in promoting democracy worldwide.
15 July 2024
Partnering with the Geneva Diplomatic Club, the Opening Ceremony, in person and livestreamed from Caux, will be followed by a reception and a concert on the occasion of the Montreux Jazz Festival.
The full residential Caux Democracy Forum will take place in Caux (limited spaces).
Caux Initiatives of Change recognizes the importance of accommodating partners and families of attendees. The Caux IDG Forum and the Caux Democracy Forum will offer "companion programmes" as well as “family programmes”.
Stay tuned and watch this space! More information will be available soon on our website!
Caux Initiatives of Change prioritizes environmental responsibility and is committed to conscious handling of CO2 emissions, ensuring a sustainable and eco-friendly experience.
We also uphold a zero-tolerance policy to foster a safe and respectful environment for all attendees, actively working to prevent and address any inappropriate behavior during our events.
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