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Thursday, 10 August, 2017
South Sudan Village

South Sudan is the world’s newest country, but 72% of its people live in refugee camps. Kathryn Gor describes what the diaspora community in Australia is doing to help.

Tuesday, 08 August, 2017
The Gandhi Experiment Book Cover

‘The Gandhi Experiment – Teaching Our Teenagers How to Become Global Citizens’ is a short, easily digestible book that has been developed to suit flexible learning situations. Some chapters can be completed in one session, while others focus on overarching concepts that can be taught over multiple lessons. Each chapter is full of tools and strategies for peace building that are easily adaptable according to context.

Friday, 28 July, 2017
Caux Dialogue on Land and Security (CDLS)

Halfway up a Swiss mountainside, Delia Paul discovers a global conference with a difference.
The first clue was the conductor at the Montreux railway station. Nodding to the giggling group of young women boarding the train, he snapped, ‘Caux’? They assented. A middle-aged man got on, then a Southeast Asian-looking couple, a group of smartly-dressed Africans, and some tanned, sandal-wearing Europeans. ‘Caux?’ ‘Oui.’ Everyone.

Tuesday, 11 July, 2017

The killing, murder and massacre of indigenous Australians as the British settlers took their land were often known as the Frontier Wars. Few of the countless killings and only one of the many massacres that took place into the 20th century, the Myall Creek Massacre, was ever fully investigated and prosecuted.

Each long weekend in June, Australians of Indigenous and settler descent meet at the site to make peace with the past. Aslan Shand interviews convenor Graeme Cordiner on what Myall Creek means for Australia.

Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Newsbriefs June 2017

Monday, 19 June, 2017
Armagh Open Day

On Saturday 1 July at 10.30 am, Armagh will open its doors to display its beautiful spaces and welcome the community to an Open Day Market.

Friday, 09 June, 2017

Darkness and light in human experience: Rwandan genocide survivor and musician Jean-Paul Samputu recognizes both. His packed-out concerts had crowds dancing in the aisles in May 2017. Then, just as he left Australia, a young student from a school he had visited died tragically in a bomb blast. The singer-songwriter marked the occasion with a song in her memory. Delia Paul has the background.

Friday, 09 June, 2017
Audience at the screening of The Man Who Built Peace

The documentary film, 'The Man Who Built Peace - The Frank Buchman Story', had its worldwide premiere on Sunday, 4 June, 2017 at the Illuminate Film Festival in Sedona, Arizona to rave reviews and a sold out house. On hand were director Imad Karam, co-producer Kelly Burks, and cast member Jay Stinnett.

Friday, 02 June, 2017

Sustainability is the thing on everyone’s mind. Well, at least it should be, writes Ruby Nelson-Will, in a world where human impacts are shaping our planet for better or worse. Gwendoline and Azain Raban have started an Initiatives of Change programme pairing mentors with individuals who are developing projects for a better ecological future; Ruby reports back after an inspiring chat:

Friday, 02 June, 2017

Get out the popcorn - Initiatives of Change Australia is screening a series of documentary films over the winter season! Katrina Grantham has the details.

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