Stories are powerful. At IofC, story sharing has been a powerful tool for change. Stories inspire those who listen and give them the chance to gain a new perspective, to put themselves in the teller’s shoes. Sharing also gives greater insight to…
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. The Swiss Digital…
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…
"We have come a long way since 14 June 1991 when I took part in Switzerland’s first national women’s strike day on the Bundeshausplatz in Bern. And we still have a long way to go to achieve equality between men and women." - Barbara Hinterman,…
Whether it’s your first, second or hundredth visit to the Caux Palace you can’t help but be in awe of the stunning view over Lake Geneva and the surrounding mountains. You can’t help but look with wonder at the grandeur and beauty of the 1902 Grand…
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…
13 November 2018 – Christine Beerli, former Vice-President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and former member of the upper house of the Swiss parliament, was appointed on 1 November 2018 as the new President of Initiatives of…
In their series of books ‘They chose Geneva’, the Genevese publisher Slatkine have just brought out a new biography of Cornelio Sommaruga. With the title ‘Mission: Humanity’ author Virginie Poyetton traces the multiple lives of this great figure…
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