Jo Berry is an inspiring speaker who works to resolve conflict around the world. Sixteen years after her father was killed by an IRA bomb in 1984, she met with the man responsible, Pat Magee. This three-hour meeting led to them speaking on a shared…
This online leadership development programme is for a group of six to eight people who carry some responsibility for managing teams, will focus on the human relations impact of leading and has been designed using Action Learning principles.
Call for applications: The online course "Engaging Constructively in Challenging Conversations (ECCC)" is designed to give you the skills and confidence to have constructive conversations in the midst of differences and conflicts – honest…
Discover this new online taster course for a group of six to eight people who carry some responsibility for managing teams working in the peacebuilding field.
You are warmly invited to a thematic meeting that will explore how we can individually and collectively engage with local, national and intergovernmental leaders and European institutions.
Listening is a powerful tool that can have powerful effects on its recipient. It is also a difficult one to master. On 5 November 2020, Initiatives of Change Switzerland led an online workshop on the theme of listening as part of Geneva Peace Week…
Listening is a core skill in the work of a peacemaker. True listening involves the whole self in ways that can have a profound effect on the listener. Harrowing stories and events can touch us at deep and unpredictable levels and can be detrimental…
Mohammed Abu-Nimer is Professor at the American University’s School of International Service in International Peace and Conflict Resolution in Washington DC and a Senior Advisor to the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID). He is an expert on…
"I am really thankful to the person who introduced me to the Initiatives for Change programme "Learning to be a Peacemaker". It was life-changing in so many ways. It opened my eyes to things we know in theory, but don’t really put into practice…
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