Thursday, 20 August, 2009

170 women have now registered for the Creators of Peace (CoP) conference Creating a Culture of Peace - what will it take? (Sydney, 30 September - 4 October). Read more >>

Thursday, 02 July, 2009
Ann Njeri in Indonesia

Susan Macaulay, the Founder of, met Ann Njeri at the Initiatives of Change Tools for Change conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in February 2009. It was a moving and transformational experience. The article, with the heading "Long Live Islam", shares the conviction of Ann Njeri, a Christian from Kenya.

Monday, 27 July, 2009

Lindsay Cartwright reports on the interfaith conference held on 21st June in Perth, Australia...

Wednesday, 01 July, 2009
Peace Circle in New Zealand

Within the two first weeks of June, two Creators of Peace workshops took place in New Zealand. Starting from 6 June, participants to the two day workshop were welcomed by Glenys Wood at the IofC Centre in Lower Hutt. The second workshop was held at the Mercy Spirituality Centre in Auckland.

Friday, 22 May, 2009
Former rival militants from Guadalcanal have pledged to pursue peace after attending a Winds of Change workshop. From left, Patrick Haukare, Michael Vutiande, Reginald Billy, Jonathan Vani, Justin Pascal and Derol Kikolo. (PHOTO: Charles Kadamana - Solomon Star)

John Mills reports on the recent Solomon Islands conference, 'Reconciliation: The Way Forward', held with Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu to coincide with the launch of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It was followed by a workshop for former combatants.

Thursday, 07 May, 2009
Archbishop Desmond Tutu. (photo by Wa-J)

Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu helped launch a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Solomon Islands on 29th April. He also spoke at an Initiatives of Change conference held to coincide with the launch.

Thursday, 09 April, 2009
Archbishop Desmond Tutu. (photo by Wa-J)

The Solomon Times reports that Winds of Change, the Initiatives of Change group in Solomon Islands, is organizing a conference on peace and reconciliation with the special participation of Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The conference will take place 29 April to 1 May 2009.

Thursday, 09 April, 2009
Imam Ashafa and Pastor James receive the 2009 Spiritual Solidarity Award from Father Daou

The Arabic version of the award winning documentary film The Imam and the Pastor was launched in Lebanon on 27th March under the slogan ‘Together in service of sustainable Reconciliation’. Imad Karam, who works with For the Love of Tomorrow films in the UK, reports.

Friday, 20 March, 2009

GPS – or Sat Nav – as we call it in England is all the rage. When my wife and I rented a car in Los Angeles we found to our surprise that it had GPS already installed. We got to our destination before we had figured out how to make it work.

Friday, 06 March, 2009
Kim Beazley Jnr at the launch of "Father of the House"

A book launch of Father of the House, the memoirs of the late Kim Edward Beazley, took place on 11 February in the Australian Federal Parliament. As Minister for Education 1972-75, Beazley was responsible for some of the most enduring reforms of the Whitlam Labor Government.