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Initiatives of Change Switzerland
Friday, 22. March 2019
Caux Building

IofC Switzerland is looking for an IT Manager (100%), based in Geneva and in Caux during the Caux Forum, responsible of the maintenance, development and optimization of the IT systems and the servers of the Foundation in its three offices. The IT Manager will also be in charge of the data management and the development of the CRM Dynamics system.

Thursday, 21. March 2019
Alan Channer

Alan Channer was working on a peace project in Baringo County, in the drylands of northern Kenya, when he received an invitation to a conference on ‘Restoring Earth’s Degraded Land’ in Caux, Switzerland in July 2011. The conference was the inspiration of Luc Gnacadja, then Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

Thursday, 21. March 2019
Sai Kishore Nellore

After serving in the Indian Air force for 13 years, Sai Kishore Nellore decided to work on climate change while studying for a MBA in Aberystwyth, Wales. He realized that the people most affected by climate change are small and marginal farmers, who get limited support from such affirmative actions as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which enables projects in developing countries to earn Certified Emission Reduction units (CERs), which can then be sold, mainly to developed nations.

Thursday, 21. March 2019
Ash Domah, ILLP, CDLS

Growing up with his twin brother in Mauritius, Ash Domah spent most of his time in nature around trees and plants. His passion today is greening the deserts, and he says his visit to Caux in 2018 inspired him to give all his time to this.

Thursday, 21. March 2019
Ash Domah, ILLP, CDLS

ILLP aims to deepen understanding of links between land degradation and human security and to build the trust needed for effective collaboration on the ground and in ‘land-peace partnerships’. As a programme of Initiatives of Change International, it inspires, equips and connects people to address world needs, starting with themselves.

Thursday, 21. March 2019
Patrick Worms

Five years ago, Patrick Worms was sharing his passion for the power of agroforestry in development at the European Parliament. His friend, Hartmut Behrend from the German Bundeswehr, saw an unmissable opportunity, and insisted that Patrick come to Caux.

Friday, 15. March 2019
YAP, T4C, Young Ambassadors Programme, Caux Forum

The Young Ambassadors Programme (YAP), under the aegis of Tools for Changemakers, will bring together 35 young Europeans who aspire to take an active role in transforming society. Applications are now open! Deadline: 31 March 2019.

Thursday, 14. March 2019
WIC, Caux, Week of International Community

The Week of Internationale Community (WIC) in Caux is an opportunity for 30 people from European countries to explore how the basic principles of Initiatives of Change (IofC) can create trust across cultures and generations, through common service and community-building at the Caux Conference and Seminar Centre.

Wednesday, 20. February 2019
Caux Palace

As a support to the IT service, IofC Switzerland is looking for an Information Technology (IT) intern, based in Geneva and in Caux during the Caux Forum.

Tuesday, 19. February 2019

‘We are not doing enough to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate disruption …this is the challenge on which our generation’s leaders will be judged’. With these words, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres opened the UN Climate Summit in Katowice, Poland in December 2018. Attending the summit as observers and technical experts was the Initiatives for Land, Lives, Peace (ILLP) delegation, Irina Fedorenko, Patrick Worms, Rishabh Khanna and Alan Channer.