On 23 January 2020, Initiatives of Change Switzerland delivered a training for the organising team of ‘Servette against racism’ in order to prepare them for running an Enriching Encounters event during the Week against Racism in March.
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…
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…
Join this event to network with others who engage in trustbuilding, reconciliation, Dealing with the Past, interreligious dialogue and social cohesion!
Get inspired by our “human books” who will tell their story of why and how they build trust in and around Europe! Each of them will present a different approach, from cooking to environmental cooperation and documentary film-making, across…
For the 2019 European Action Week against Racism, IofC facilitated two human libraries in Montreux and Vevey, offering face-to-face interactions on the links between discrimination, immigration and unemployment.
An adage that some people ignore these days is that mobility has shaped each human society, and a recent meeting of the Maison Internationale des Associations in Geneva focused on this. Many colours and flavours of humanity assembled on 7 April 2019…
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.
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