Regional Trust Building

IofC Australia has strong connections with IofC centres in the Asia Pacific region. We partner with these groups in a number of initiatives aimed at rebuilding bridges of trust and peace in various communities.

For more information on these projects, please contact Barbara Lawler

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Thursday, 01 March, 2018
Opening ceremony of Asia Plateau 50th anniversary

Since its opening in 1968, Asia Plateau in India has hosted thousands of visitors. They come to participate in courses on ethics, values and peace building, and to take part in conferences on the pressing issues of the day.

Sunday, 08 October, 2017

Extremism. Inequalities. Environmental degradation. The challenges are immense, and they transcend borders. Since the 1950s, Initiatives of Change (IofC) has promoted connections between Australia and countries in the region, to develop people-to-people solutions to some of the most pressing problems of the day. This year’s Asia-Pacific Regional Gathering of IofC people pondered on achievements and emerging challenges.

Thursday, 20 April, 2017
Armagh

Amid Toorak’s tree-lined streets lies a house that epitomizes generosity and a vision for a just, peaceful and sustainable world – built on a single, extraordinary, unselfish act. It is now 60 years since Armagh became the Asia-Pacific Centre for Initiatives of Change (then Moral Re-Armament, or MRA) through the magnanimity of industrialist Cecil McKay.

Tuesday, 30 August, 2011
Aunty Carolyn Briggs, a Boonwurrung elder, giving the Welcome to Country. (Photo by Francis Deng)

From the Solomon Islands to South Korea, 136 delegates from over 17 countries gathered on Phillip Island, near Melbourne, Australia, for the 17th in a series of Asia Pacific Youth Conferences (APYC) organized by Initiatives of Change, 18-24 July 2011.

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