Tue 10 Nov 2015, 05:30 pm
Tue 10 Nov 2015, 07:15 pm
Meeting Room 1, Wellington City Council
101 Wakefield Street, Wellington.
The November MCW Council meeting will feature a special presentation by By Dr Omnia Marzouk, President of Initiatives of Change International.
Initiatives of Change International is a non-governmental organization (NGO) working for peace, reconciliation and human security worldwide. It has Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, and Participatory Status at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Its main executive office is in Geneva while its national members, from all continents, have offices in their respective countries.
IofC’s global headquarters are in Caux, Switzerland, where it runs an annual series of conferences on issues of human security, learning to live in a multicultural world and on trust and integrity in the global economy. Other international programmes include a women’s initiative, Creators of Peace; an international Farmers’ Dialogue; interfaith and community trust-building dialogues; and an award-winning documentary film production company, FLT films.
Guests are very welcome to join us.
- Intercity faith walk – be welcomed and learn
- Forming Friendship
- Honest Conversation > Dialog > History > Perspectives (Painful events)
- Begin to work together on things that effect us all.
- Change yourself
- Enspire, Equip & Connect
- Criteria for Honest Conversation : 1 Equals, 2 Hearts & Minds, 3 For good of other people 4 No taboo subjects, Accept criticism by others
Issues are too important to leave to Govt. > We have the power > We have to change ourselves & see that reflected in society > Trust and work together.
Have events which celebrate all cultures not just one