Sunday, 28 January, 2018
Peace Circles in Syria

Inter-religious conflict, simmering below the surface or erupting into open war, has been a feature of life in many Middle Eastern countries for years. Iman Al Ghafari recounts how the peace circles she courageously leads in her native Syria and in Lebanon, change hearts and minds. Here are excerpts from her report.

Monday, 06 April, 2015
Creators of Peace Circle participants in Surrey, BC, Canada

Creators of Peace Canada is part of Creators of Peace International, a program of Initiatives of Change. Launched in 1991, Creators of Peace now operates globally through conferences, community building activities, workshops, and personal encounters.

Tuesday, 18 November, 2014

I was honoured on November 11, 2014 to be invited to provide the key address at Project Ploughshares annual “Alternative Remembrance Day Service.” Approximately 25 people bundled up warmly to withstand the -15C crisp Calgary afternoon at the Calgary Peace Pole. Following is a short excerpt from my talk.

Tuesday, 21 October, 2014

Calgary, Oct. 3, 2014 - “The presentation Rajmohan made was awesome,” commented Alana LaBelle, a participant in the ‘Creating connections: Inner Peace and Action’ conference organized by IofC’s Calgary team. “ I feel honoured to meet and be in the same conference with him.”

Tuesday, 21 October, 2014

Calgary, Oct. 4, 2014 - Thirty four people attended a full day of workshops on the second day of the ‘Making connections: Inner Peace and Action’ conference.

Thursday, 14 August, 2014

The first International Peace-Builders’ Forum, a joint initiative led by CAUX-Initiatives of Change and the Institute for Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding (ICP), brought professional peace makers from all over the world together for workshops and discussions.

Monday, 21 July, 2014

Calgary team seeks sponsors for fall conference with Rajmohan Gandhi

Monday, 28 April, 2014
Krystal Renschler, a Graduate student of Peace and Conflict studies, was one of almost two hundred and fifty people who saw the film and commented, 
"I've been chatting about the film to friends. I really appreciated how the film introduced us to each character and gave us a picture of who they were before 
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Beyond Forgiving 'Ideas' on CBC RadioCBC Radio recently told the South African story of reconciliation between Letlapa Mphahlele and Ginn Fourie, subjects of the award-winning documentary Beyond Forgiving.

Thursday, 03 April, 2014

Calgary, March 2014—Months of preparation under the guidance of Janyce Konkin, IofC’s Regional Projects Coordinator in Alberta culminated in a women’s Peace Circle organized and led by student interns from the University of Calgary’s Community Service Learning Project. This program finds community partners willing to provide practical experience for these students to complement their course on “Critical Perspectives on Development Practice and Research".

Sunday, 02 March, 2014

Exciting opportunity for volunteers to work on fall conference in CalgaryPlans are now underway for a fall conference in Calgary aimed at encouraging people to recognize the connections between personal life meaning and personal life purpose. The conference will be titled: “Creating Authentic Connections: The Journey to Inner Peace and Action.”