The COVID-19 crisis and the lockdown in many countries around the globe is taking its toll on all of us. In an attempt to help people connect and encourage each other we hosted a live Quiet Time event on Tuesday, 31 March 2020.
On 6 February 2020 at Uni S in Bern our president Christine Beerli gave a speech at the public opening of the reconciliation conference ‘versoehnt.ch’, which explored the concept of reconciliation from different angles, be it from the point of view…
IofC Switzerland will soon be looking for its new Secretary General
We are increasingly reliant on smartphones, smart watches and other interconnected devices which influence nearly every aspect of our life: our relationship with ourselves and others, our private, public and professional lives. Initiatives of…
What are the significance and challenges of international Geneva today, and how do multilateralism and city-networks come into play there today? These were questions asked by foraus Director Lukas Hupfer to our president Christine Beerli, Welcome…
The 5th and 6th editions of Enriching Encounters took place in May 2018. They shone a light on local residents' stories as a tool for building trust amongst the locals by using a version of the Human Library.
On 31 May 2018, Initiatives of Change Switzerland facilitated the plenary sessions of the informal dialogue, “Migrants and Refugees in the Compact Era: Ensuring that no one falls through the cracks”, organized by the International Catholic…
On Tuesday March 20th, during the ICVA's (International Council of Voluntary Agencies) annual conference, IofC was asked to facilitate an interactive session at the Centre International de Conférences (CICG) in Geneva. The conference focused on…
The stunning backdrop to the Caux Palace has always drawn a steady flow of visitors to the region.
Women’s Day is not only relevant once a year. We need a 365-day commitment to women’s participation in the political, economic and social arenas. We must think gender parity and work for it (#PressForProgress). It will not be achieved until we set…
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