Caux Building
Past Activities
Events in Switzerland
Benefit Concert

On 17 September, 2017 the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation (CAUX-IofC) invited to a benefit concert in support of victims of conflicts.

Events in Caux

Find out more about public events organised by CAUX-IofC in Caux and at the Caux Palace.



Photo Exhibition "First Steps" in Caux

The photo exhibition "First Steps" was chosen to kick off the 70th anniversary celebrations of the CAUX-IofC Foundation by exploring its past and informing people about its rich history and vision.  After Montreux the traveling exhibit moved on to Caux from 29 June to 20 August 2016. 

Heart of Effective Leadership (HEL)

HEL is a successful business leadership programme which originated in India and works with storytelling-methods. It focuses on the leader as a person and challenges them to align their values and actions.


Winter Gathering in Caux

The Winter Gathering conferences in Caux are a unique opportunity to spend the time between Christmas and New Year with a group of international participants in Caux.




Wednesday, 11. July 2018 - 18:30 to Sunday, 15. July 2018 - 12:30

Discover the Caux Forum event "Towards an inclusive Peace 2018".

Wednesday, 4. July 2018 - 18:30 to Monday, 9. July 2018 - 12:30

Find out more about the Caux Forum event "Just Governance for Human Security 2018".

Thursday, 28. June 2018 - 18:30 to Sunday, 1. July 2018 - 12:30

Find out more about the Caux Forum event "Ethical Leadership for Business 2018".

Wednesday, 20. June 2018 - 18:30 to Wednesday, 27. June 2018 - 10:30

The Week of International Community (WIC) is a unique opportunity for 40 people from European countries to experience how the essence of Initiatives of Change (IofC) can bring cross-cultural and intergenerational trust and understanding to our continent. The week at the Caux Palace – Conference and Seminar Centre in Switzerland will include community-building and an opportunity to learn non-violent means of communication, while preparing the conference centre for the Caux Forum 2018.

Thursday, 14. June 2018 - 18:30 to 20:30

The Hospice General, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and Initiatives of Change Switzerland are launching a series of conferences with the aim of informing the debates in Geneva around issues related to migration and integration. Next event: 14 June 2018: Trauma and Resilience.

Monday, 4. June 2018 - 18:45 to Friday, 8. June 2018 - 12:45

Regional Workshop on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation: Organized in partnership with the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation, this workshop offers a safe and informed space for humanitarian professionals engaged in frontline negotiations to share their experience with peers.

Thursday, 31. May 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

On 31 May 2018 Initiatives of Change Switzerland organizes a Human Library event in Geneva in collaboration with the Centre de la Roseraie. The event is part of the series "Enriching Encounters."

Thursday, 31. May 2018 - 18:00 to Sunday, 3. June 2018 - 12:00

Are you taking leadership for peace, in your community or professional role? Do you work with an NGO, UN agency or community network involved in reconciliation, development or humanitarian projects? The retreat weekend will take the form of the “Creators of Peace Circle”, a small gathering of women who together work through material especially designed to deepen their understanding of each other nd our peace creating capabilities.

Friday, 18. May 2018 - 17:30

As part of the series "Enriching Encounters" Initiatives of Change Switzerland organises a Human Library event in Eaux-Vives on 18 May 2018.

Thursday, 26. April 2018 - 16:00 to Sunday, 29. April 2018 - 12:00

Just Governance for Human Security invites you to join a weekend retreat at the Caux Palace, Conference and Seminar Centre above Montreux. This retreat highlights women’s efforts toward implementing the SDGs using the Pillar Peacebuilding Approach - examining the goals through the lens of the Six Pillars of Human Security: good governance, social inclusion, sustainable living, healing memory, food security and inclusive economics