Nouvelles

Monday, 29 March, 2010

Raila Odinga, the Kenyan Prime Minister, spent an hour with Rajmohan Gandhi and others from Initiatives of Change this morning.

Tuesday, 22 December, 2009
Aisha Aziz, events manager and Cleo

“I never knew I carried so much emotional baggage, but now I know where to start”, said Fathima during the discussion on forgiveness. She was one of the eleven participants, Muslim and Christian, attending a Creators of Peace Circle workshop arranged by a Muslim NGO, Baytul Nur on 10 and 11 December in Durban.

Thursday, 24 November, 2011
Aisha Aziz, events manager and Cleo

'I never knew I carried so much emotional baggage, but now I know where to start', said Fathima during the discussion on forgiveness. She was one of the eleven participants, Muslim and Christian, attending a Creators of Peace Circle workshop arranged by a Muslim NGO, Baytul Nur on 10 and 11 December in Durban.

Thursday, 05 November, 2009
Stephen Kyalo

My tears and screams were too much for me to bear. I remember even wishing to die rather than to stay in this condition… That morning I had woken up early, prepared my son to go to school and given my loving wife a big hug. I had told her as usual that I would take her for a special treat as I had done before, not knowing what was awaiting me.

Thursday, 29 October, 2009
Ambassador Mohamed Sahnoun

At the recent launch of Initiatives of Change-Ethiopia, keynote speaker Ambassador Mohamed Sahnoun of Algeria, former President of Initiatives of Change-International, held out the hope that ‘we Africans can help build a free, just and prosperous Africa and make our contribution to building a free, just and prosperous world’.

Tuesday, 20 October, 2009
Imam Ashafa and Pastor Wuye

Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye have won the Fondation Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention. They have accepted the Prize, which goes to support their work, and will attend to the ceremony on 6 November in Paris, at la Sorbonne. Former President of France Jacques Chirac, Kofi Annan and members of the jury of the Prize will attend.

Thursday, 11 June, 2009
Participants at workshop in Kwa Thema

37 participants recently took part in a peace circle in Kwa Thema, 90 kilometres from Johannesburg.

Monday, 08 June, 2009
Audience at Cairo University watching the Arabic version of ‘The Imam and the Pastor’on 1 June, 2009

A series of significant screenings and debates took place in Egypt, 27 May – 5 June, to mark the launch in the country of the Arabic version of the award-winning documentary film The Imam and the Pastor. The launch coincided with President Barack Obama’s visit to Egypt and his historic keynote speech at Cairo University on the relationship between the United States and the Muslim World. Imad Karam, who works with Initiatives of Change's FLTfilms in the UK, and his wife Amira, report.

Wednesday, 01 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’.

Monday, 22 December, 2008
Imam Muhammad Nurayn Ashafa and Rev James Movel Wuye, Nigeria

Imam Ashafa and Pastor James from Nigeria, subjects of the film The Imam and the Pastor, visited Scotland 27 November to 4 December at the invitation of the Scottish Episcopal Church. They took part in a four-day conference bringing together Christians and Muslims from UK and Scandinavia. The aim was to foster better understanding among those of different faiths, and to discuss the challenges faced by faith groups in different countries.

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