CAUX CONFERENCES 2015 - SPEECHES
On 28 June 2015, Laurent Wehrli, mayor of Montreux, Anne Lugon-Moulin, ambassador and representative of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, joined Mohan Baghwandas, vice-president of IofC International, and Antoine Jaulmes, president of the CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation, to welcome participants and guests to the Official Opening of the Caux Conferences 2015.
The programme of the day included a guided tour of the former Caux-Palace, an overview of IofC’s activities around the world and a presentation of the Caux Programmes and Conferences.
You can now download the president's opening speech as a pdf (in French only).
Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy - 30 June 2015
Ahmet Shala, Kosovo's ambassador to Japan and former Economics and Finance Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, on new peacebuilding initiative
Yet Ambassador Shala appealed for a spirit of apology and forgiveness. ‘We should not get angry, we should not loose trust, we should find strength and get beyond the pain. We should apologize and forgive,’ he said. Click here to read more.
Caux Dialogue on Land and Security, 13 July 2015:
Joseph Montville, Director of the Program on Healing Historical Memory, George Mason University/USA: "Building Trust for Collaboration"
I’ll begin with some basic theory..." Click here to read more.
Addressing Europe's Unfinished Business, 18 July 2015:
Margaret Smith, Faculty of International Peace and Conflict Resolution, American University, Washington D.C./USA : "Integrating the Past, Engaging the Present: Leveraging History and Memory in the Task of Building a Just and Inclusive Europe"