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- Peace & Trustbuilding
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Creators of Peace (CoP) is an international network of women committed to the pursuit of a radical peace where personal honest and integrity form the basis of reconciliation.
It specifically challenges women to discover their unique potential in creating a culture of peace in their homes and communities. Launched in 1991 at the Initiatives of Change centre in Caux, Switzerland, CoP now operates in globally through conferences, workshops, personal encounters, community building activities and Creators of Peace Circles.
Creators of Peace has been operating in Kenya since 2007 through workshops. The workshops have been bringing together women from different ethnicity, religion, social and economical backgrounds.
‘None of us lacks the vision for peace, what we often lack is the first step in action’ says Yukika Sohma, Pioneer of a Japanese initiative to care for refugees.
Creators of Peace action includes:
Creators of Peace Circles
Creators of Peace Circles are small community gatherings of women who together work through material designed to deepen their friendships and understanding of their peace creating capabilities. One aim of these Peace Circles is to identify issues in the community with a potential for conflict and then resolve to take common action.
Peace Circles are available worldwide– from Sydney to Sudan, Sweden to South Africa. If you would like to participate in a Peace Circle or find out more, please contact
Joanne Nabbanja in Uganda
Exploring the role of women in peace creation
Thirteen women took part in a weekend Creators of Peace workshop at the Seeta Forest Hotel in the outskirts of Kampala city, Uganda in June 2010. They were asked to consider 'Are we peace makers or war makers?'
Who we are: Initiatives of Change (IofC) is a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their own.
Purpose: We work to inspire, equip and connect people to address world needs, starting with themselves, in the areas of trustbuilding, ethical leadership and sustainable living.
Omnia Marzouk, President, IofC International
'Nothing lasting can be built without a desire by people to live differently and exemplify the changes they want to see in society.'