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Saturday, 04 July, 2020

Reflections on National Aboriginal Peoples Day

Friday, 26 June, 2020

I believe there are two types of people in the world: those who keep to-do lists and those who don’t. Which one are you?

Sunday, 05 April, 2020

COVID-19: A time for unity, values and mutual support
A Message from the International Council

Wednesday, 19 February, 2020

At Asia Plateau during the ‘Towards a Humane World’ conference we had the honour of interviewing Niketu Iralu on why he believes building trust is crucial to the work he does within communities.

Friday, 31 January, 2020

Restoring the link between youth and authority

Thursday, 05 December, 2019

Why is there a lack of trust .....? Here is a summary of the local trust issues our project teams are tackling.

Monday, 20 May, 2019
Rajmohan Gandhi

Gandhi’s Strategies Still Inspiring, say Human Rights Veterans

Monday, 06 May, 2019

Never in my life had I thought I would see a monkey...

Sunday, 17 March, 2019

A reflection on Trustbuilding by Barry Hart (USA)

Sunday, 17 February, 2019

Hospitality of our hearts and minds. Rob Corcoran reflects on the celebration honoring 25 years of work by Hope in the Cities