Tuesday, 10 February, 2015

Who has an adequate answer for the fanaticism and hatred the fuel terrorism? How can any of us be part of creating that answer? Newsbriefs give examples of “building trust across the world’s divides”. Read more...

Monday, 22 December, 2014

Marking the 150th anniversary of the South Seas “labour traffic” to Australia, three Australians attended a ceremony in Fiji honouring the descendants of Melanesian labourers first transported to Fiji 150 years ago. Continue reading…

Monday, 20 October, 2014

Chief Inspector Bob Fitzgerald from the Blacktown Police presents certificates to some of the indigenous young people who took part in a Life Matters workshop in Blacktown, western suburbs of Sydney.

Wednesday, 01 October, 2014
Creators of Peace Australia

The Australian Daily Telegraph recently reported on the Creators of Peace annual celebration held at Baulkham Hills.

Monday, 29 September, 2014
Ninawa Younan at the UN

Nina Younan reflects on her journey through life, with a little help from Initiatives of Change. She is a representative of Demand for Action which is a global initiative that is fighting for the protection of Assyrian Christians and other minorities in Syria and Iraq through lobbying, awareness and media. She has also done an internship with the United Nations in the US in 2009.

Saturday, 27 September, 2014

A second walkathon was held recently in Perth to raise funds for the next two young Afghan interns to train in peacemaking and leadership at Asia Plateau in India.

Saturday, 30 August, 2014

A Life Matters Workshop was held in Gerringong, 15-17 August 2014. Appears in the NewsLocal 20 August 2014 digital edition.

Wednesday, 27 August, 2014

A short, white-haired man stood before some 50 people on a cold winter’s evening at Armagh, the IofC centre in Melbourne. His very demeanour was humble. Bishop Paride Taban, born in South Sudan in 1936, has celebrated 50 years as a priest, 30 as a Bishop.

Tuesday, 19 August, 2014

Former Governor of WA and Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen John Sanderson, didn't limit his scope when speaking at the IofC conferences in Switzerland in July. Sanderson was one of the 26 Australians participating or providing support at the annual conferences which take place at the international conference centre at Caux, Switzerland.

Wednesday, 02 July, 2014
Mohan Bhagwandas

In February Mohan Bhagwandas from Melbourne was in Colombia for a meeting of IofC’s International Council. Mohan found himself impressed by 'the boundless energy' of the Brazilians, 'even when the thermometer gets to 48'. One quiet morning overlooking in Rio de Janeiro, he connected with a different energy ...