Every November, the Friends of Caux meet over a weekend in Caux. This year their theme was ‘The values that challenge us’. From 16-17 November, about 30 people gathered to share stories and reflect on IofC’s four core values: honesty, unselfishness…
Geneva is full of organizations which are working for peace, human rights and wellbeing, but they rarely come together. Each year, Geneva Peace Week seeks to break down the silos between these actors and to stress that ‘each and every person, actor…
Tools for Changemakers – Europe in Dialogue is a five-day event which aims to bring together grassroots practitioners (trainers, facilitators, activists, community workers, educators, etc) active in the fields of community-building and trust-…
Who is who at Geneva Peace Week? Make meaningful connections through innovative networking. Join us just before the GPW19 Opening Event to get a sense of who is in the room and connect with people whom you would not usually meet, but who are all…
Do you think that we have way too many ineffective and non-participatory meetings? Your meeting may have not met its objectives, you may feel disengaged or that precious time is being wasted. Brigitt Altwegg, Trustbuilding Programme Manager at IofC…
‘Peace work is not for pessimists or even for realists,’ mediator Antje Herrberg told this year’s Geneva Peace Talks on the International Day of Peace, 21 September, in the Office of the United Nations. ‘You need to be able to give people hope, you…
Join this event to network with others who engage in trustbuilding, reconciliation, Dealing with the Past, interreligious dialogue and social cohesion!
When you meet Pastor James Wuye and Imam Muhammad Ashafa, you would never imagine that this friendly and dynamic duo were once mortal enemies, leading opposing armed militias in their conflict-ridden communities in northern Nigeria. They tell the…
A safe space is key to dialogue and trustbuilding. Yet I have been at many events which claimed to be safe but where I did not feel at ease. So what is a safe space and what is needed to create and maintain one?
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